National Archives at Boston

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Mother's Day Letter, 1920

Secretary of War Newton Diehl Baker (1916 - 1921) ordered "every officer and enlisted man" to write a letter to his home on Mothers’ Day, May 9, 1920. Order from the Secretary of War; Records of the U.S. Food Administration, RG 4; National Archives at Boston.