Jesse Ellard is experiencing change that makes him feel more hopeful that he will not be in the war forever. He is concerned about life after the war, specifically how he will support himself, and wonders if he should explore constructing houses as a career, and asks his uncle's advice.
House construction; World War, 1939-1945; Social life and customs--20th century
Digital reproduction of a 2-page letter
Ashley M. Glirbas
Box C613, folder 1
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Ellard, Jesse, "Letter from Jesse Ellard to Sam H. Smith; July 16, 1944" (1944). Ellard-Murphree-Pilgreen-Smith Family Papers Collection. 417.