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Personal Letter


Katherine Trickey; WWII

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9 Feb 1945

5.15 PM.

Dear Folks,

Just a lull in the filing. Finished the daily work and it’s too late to start anything else. I’ve had a very pleasant week. Tuesday about 15 of us went to the Macon Little Theatre to see “Junior Miss”. It was very well done and very enjoyable. Wednesday evening I went to see the movie “National Velvet”. I never have seen such an exciting horse race. Everyone in the theatre was shouting as if it were real. Many of the girls went to see it twice. It was really a beautiful picture in technicolor with Mickey Rooney in a very unusual role for him and a remarkably fine young girl actress. [Elizabeth Taylor] Last night I did all my washing & ironing and went to bed early. Tonight after I wash the windows & clean my room, I plan to go to the movies to see Pat O’Brien, Carol Landis, & George Murphy in “Having Wonderful Crime!” If the movie comes up to the title it should be good! – Tomorrow Crockett & I are going to Atlanta. We have tickets to Strauss Opera “The Gypsy Baron”. We haven’t any room engaged but I guess we’ll find something either at a hotel or thru the Y.W. If not, we can come back on the midnight bus!

The weather today is warmer, but it has been cold and rainy this week. I’m hoping it will stay warm over the week-end.

Sis I got some of the things you mentioned in your letter. The overalls are not the material you wanted but seem cute to me. Hope they’ll fit. I’m hoping to have time to look some more in Atlanta tomorrow and will mail the package the first of the week. Dad’s birthday present will also be mailed the first of the week.


Sat AM. I did go to the movies - It was good – funny but not as clever as the title.

Drake – had alread GI’d (1) the room as she is on pass this week-end and had also made our curtains & hung them! They look swell. Bright blue.

(1) GI’d the room may possibly mean extensive cleaning fit for inspection

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