Letters from the Archives
The Hi-Desert Nature Museum has collaborated with Palm Springs Air Museum and Morongo Basin Residents to produce “Letters from the Archives”. The digital exhibit features a selection of letters written by servicemen during WWII and the first Gulf War’s Operation Desert Storm, which express themes conveyed by the exhibit, “War Comes Home: The Legacy”. The exhibit also features an audio component, where you can hear local volunteers read the historic letters.
“I thought I’d try writing this letter on the typewriter but somehow or other it seems too business like and impersonal so I think I’ll continue on by hand.”
_John to Rosemary, 1945