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A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 23, 1943. He wrote to apologize for his lack of contact and asks about Romey's sister.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart001.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on October 14, 1943. He responded to an incident that occurred on a train ride and discusses his visit to his mother's home. In this letter he also shares an experience with an old friend named Al…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart002.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on October 21, 1943. He wrote to share the details of his nights out with friends and sends his apologies regarding issues with a baby Romey visits often.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart003.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on October 25, 1943. Stewart shares that he received Romey's letter late and has missed her letters. He also shares details from a day of hunting, he sends his condolences about an ill baby, and asks…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart004.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on October 27, 1943. He wrote to share details of bad work days while in Tuscaloosa and the cold weather. He also shares how his dating life compares to that of Romey's.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart005.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on November 3, 1943. Stewart wrote to share the positive experiences from his trip to visit Romey, Lella, and Andy. He encourages Romey to visit the Airport Inn the next time she is in Birmingham,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart006.pdf

Date: 1944
Telegrams from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written in 1944. Stewart sent three Western Union telegrams to share when his train would arrive.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart007.pdf

Date: 1944 May 04
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 4, 1944. Stewart wrote to address a conflict between his feelings in comparison to Romey's. He expresses the love he feels for Romey and questions whether she feels the same. The letter ends…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart008.pdf

Date: 1944 May 08
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 8, 1944. Stewart wrote to share his long days at work and to reassure Romey that her friend Andy will not be picked for the draft. He encourages Romey to maintain her health.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart009.pdf

Date: 1944 May 15
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 15, 1944. Stewart shares his love for Romey and how much he thinks of her. He mentions his call to his mother on Mother's Day and his attempt to visit Romey in Mobile, AL, with his friend…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart010.pdf

Date: 1944 May 18
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 18, 1944. Stewart wrote that he is worried Romey does not care for him equally as much as he cares for her. He shares a phone call that he had with Ann and with his mother.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart011.pdf

Date: 1944 May 19
Telegram from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 19, 1944. Stewart reminds Romey that he will arrive in Mobile, AL, at 6pm.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart012.pdf

Date: 1944 May 26
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on May 26, 1944. Stewart wrote about his injury to his hand and arm and mentioned that his friend Cook suffered a heart attack. He also mentions that Harrison and Pop fought which resulted in…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart013.pdf

Date: 1944 June 28
Telegram from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on June 28, 1944. Stewart states that he has been too busy to write but will resume doing so soon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart014.pdf

Date: 1944 June 29
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on June 29, 1944. Stewart apologizes for his late reply and talks about the copious amount of work due to Cook's absence. Due to the amount of work he has, Stewart also shares his inability to visit…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart015.pdf

Date: 1944 July 03
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on July 3, 1944. Stewart mentions in struggles to please those around him, including Romey, and discusses his troubles at work.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart016.pdf

Date: 1944 July 10
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on July 10, 1944. Stewart wrote that he is struggling mentally but that Romey's response to his previous letter has helped him. He asks to see her before the next two pages were torn in half.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart017.pdf

Date: 1944 July 17
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on July 17, 1944. Stewart discovers that Romey has started working and asks several times if she is willing to tell him where. He also describes the hot weather and his struggles to work through it.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart018.pdf

Date: 1944 July 29
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on July 29, 1944. Stewart struggles to understand why women, including Romey, do not accept his love. He expresses how hurt he is by Romey's choice to be with another man despite the letters and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart019.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 4, 1944. Stewart expresses his love for Romey despite her choice to be with another man. He refuses to accept that this man is better or loves her more than he does.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart020.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 5, 1944. Stewart addresses several problems he found in Romey's previous letter and attempts to rectify any rumors that have been spread about his age and lack of loyalty.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart021.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 8, 1944. Stewart attempts to convince Romey that they should continue pursuing a relationship despite their lack of consistent communication recently. He discusses what the future would…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart022.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 16, 1944. Stewart reminisces about his trip to Mobile, AL, and the time he spent with Romey. He also expresses concerns about Andy, Lella, and their baby.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart023.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on August 23, 1944. Stewart shares his plans to visit her during Labor Day and discusses his plans for the day.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart024.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on September 8, 1944. Stewart wrote about his visit with Romey and what he has done at camp since his return.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart025.pdf
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