July 12, 1943. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia

Title

July 12, 1943. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia

Subject

Italian-American, 1943

Description

Leona has not received any mail from Danny for three days, but she read his letter at his mom's house She talks about the weather at home and asks about his weather. She updates on Gracie and Jeanette whose husband was put in the 7th Service and will never have to go overseas due to his bad feet. Emilio was rejected because they must have found a bone out of place. His ex brother-in-law is a master sergeant. and is going overseas soon. She tells about the employee dissatisfaction at Packard for switching to 10 hour shifts and instituting pay cuts. She complains about her work schedule realizing that civilians should not gripe considering what poor soldiers have to go through. She expresses her love and missing him.

Creator

Leona Badia, née De Nardo

Source

Badia Family Collection

Publisher

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

Date

1943-07-12

Contributor

Nicoletta Sorice

Rights

Patricia Badia-Johnson

Format

Paper

Language

en

Type

Letter

Coverage

Detroit, US-MI

Citation

Leona Badia, née De Nardo, “July 12, 1943. Letter from Leona Badia, née De Nardo to Danny Badia,” Italian-American Memories: Documentary Archive, accessed August 4, 2021, https://itamm.omeka.net/items/show/67.