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Veterans Day Event: "Letters from the Front"
November 11th

banner for Letters from the Front: World War II Correspondence Between Soldiers and Their Families

A lecture by
Judith Barrett Litoff
Bryant College

Sponsored by
the Rutgers Living History Society
the Rutgers University Libraries

Veteran's Day
Tuesday, November 11, 2003

In the
Scholarly Communications Center
Fourth Floor, Alexander Library

Light reception at 10:30 a.m.
Program will commence at 11:00 a.m.

All members of the public are welcome.
RSVP by November 11, 2003, to Shaun Illingworth at
732/932-8190 or

Members of the Rutgers community and the public are encouraged to donate correspondence, diaries, photographs and/or other documents to Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives. If you have materials that you would like to present at the event, please call Shaun Illingworth, the event coordinator, at 732/932-8190 before November 1, 2003, to ensure proper recognition for your material donation(s) during the program. Please note, only materials relating to Rutgers University students/alumni, New Jersey residents, or life at the University and/or in New Jersey during the Second World War, Korean War or Vietnam War eras will be accepted.

Dr. Judy B. Litoff, Professor of History at Bryant College, specializes in the fields of American women's history, women in the Second World War, and wartime correspondence. Her most recent work has been as an editor on Fighting Fascism in Europe: The World War II Letters of an American Veteran of the Spanish Civil War. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2003.)

Posted October 8, 2003