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Spiegel, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1898-1975 : Frederick W. Spiegel Papers, 1918-1944

Papers of Frederick W. Spiegel, including his 1918 letters to his parent and brother from Italy while in the American Red Cross Ambulance service; a single letter in 1929 regarding decisions related to the family business, the Spiegel Company; his World War II letters while a captain in the Army Specialist Corps dealing with supply depots in various U.S. cities, and later in England; and about 50 interesting and unique letters from Spiegel Catalog customers. Also World War I medals from the Italian government. World War II letters are sometimes censored, and some overseas letters are in the V Mail format.
Extent: 1.4 linear feet - (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Spiegel
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