January 17, 1943. Letter from Louise Battista to Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Title

January 17, 1943. Letter from Louise Battista to Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Subject

Italian-American, 1943

Description

Louise apologizes for not answering her mail promptly. She points out that her sister writes to 10 men in the service and that she only writes to 5. One of them had gone overseas and she had not heard form in 2 months. When she encountered his mother she learned "he was over". She asks Leona how her Christmas was. Louise's family did not get a tree. Her brother is gone. Her mother cried all day.

Creator

Louise Battista

Source

Badia Family Collection

Publisher

Italian Program, Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature, Florida Atlantic University

Date

1943-01-17

Contributor

Federico Tiberini, Vincenza Iadevaia, Viviana PezzulloFederico Tiberini, Vincenza Iadevaia, Viviana Pezzullo

Rights

Patricia Badia-Johnson

Format

Paper

Language

en

Type

Letter

Coverage

Detroit, US-MI

Citation

Louise Battista, “January 17, 1943. Letter from Louise Battista to Leona Badia, née De Nardo,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed April 14, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/33.