The simple act of sending and receiving a Valentine’s Day card or letter provided a boost in morale among service members.
Many military personnel were grappling with homesickness on the frontlines. Their loved ones at home were dealing with the anxiety of the unknown.
Join our Archivist Sylvia Marshall on Valentine’s Day as she looks at historical Valentine’s, cards, and letters sent during wartime. Sylvia will bring you some selections from our Archives that highlight stories of love, romance, and loss of those who were far apart during wartime.
As always, our Livestream Programs are free and open to all, but registration is required.