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Blake family letters
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters belonging to the Blake family. The majority of the letters were sent to Henry St. John Blake (1885-1938) and his father, William “Bub” Burdine Blake Sr. (1852-1938). Henry St. John Blake and his brothers, Robert “Russell” Blake (1887-1968) and Edward L. Blake (1891-1973), served in the military and World War I. The letters reference the brothers’ military training, base life, and a flu epidemic at camps. Most of the incoming letters to William...