Anna Seifert to Lester Seifert: 25 January 1932

Content: harsh winter conditions and deep snow; taking the sled to go to town.

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1932-01-25, address side
1932-01-25, text side


Transcription: 1932-01-25

This is a character-by-character transcription of the original document written in Kurrent. It adheres to the spelling and line-spacing of the original.

  • Characters in italics are written in Latin script in the original.
  • Characters in square brackets [ ] have been added by the transcribers for better understanding of the text.
  • A question mark in square brackets [?] indicates that the transcribers are not sure about the spelling of the preceding word.

English Translation: 1932-01-25

Words written in italics in this translation indicate English words written in Latin script in the original.


This postcard is the first piece of correspondence in the Max Kade Institute “Anna Seifert Collection,” but—as referenced on the card—not the first letter Anna Seifert wrote to her son Lester after he entered Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin, in the fall of 1931.