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Joseph D. Dew letters

Identifier: MS-0147
In Feb. 1931 Joseph D. Dew and William F. Ramson (VMI Class of 1932), secured jobs as deck hands on a freighter and worked their way to Europe. The collection consists of letters, Feb.-April 1931, from Dew to his parents, written on board ship and while touring Europe.


  • 1931


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Biographical / Historical

Joseph DeJarnette Dew, b. 1912, Spottsylvania Co., VA; VMI Class of 1934; Captain, U. S. Army, WWII; investment broker; d. 1968 Charlottesville, VA.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450