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Paul Porter, Sr., brother of Katherine Anne Porter, and three fellow Navy men, U.S.S. Independence, circa April 3, 1909

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Summary:Paul Porter, Sr., brother of Katherine Anne Porter, with three other young men in navy uniforms holding tennis rackets on tennis court, circa April 3, 1909. Front inscription: “Paul” above man in upper right hand corner; Back inscription: “I hate to spring this on you with out giving warning. It hurts me worse than it does you. I am a mollycoddle and don’t often play this strenuous game. Something like pinocle or casino is about all I can get up energy for. P.P. “ Addressed to: “Mrs. Gay Holloway; 715 S. Wash.; Hobart, Okla.” [Postcard. Postmarked U.S.S. Independence, April 3, 1909]
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: Porter, Paul, Sr.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980
Independence (Ship: 1814 - 1913)
United States. Navy--People--1900-1910.
United States. Navy--Uniforms.
ArchivesUM location:Katherine Anne Porter Papers
  • series 12
  • box 1
  • item 1165
  • accession 66-5
Repository:Literary Manuscripts
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
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