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  • Tags: Mobile, AL

Date: 3/3/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from March 3, 1945. Stewart discusses his struggles with the flu and the progress he has made on their house. He asks Romey to share her travel information with him so he knows when she will arrive.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart043.pdf

Date: 2/27/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from February 27, 1945. Stewart replies to Romey's concerns about her truck and where she should keep it. He discusses what she should bring and his plans to move out of the Hotel Thomas Jefferson.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart042.pdf

Date: 2/21/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from February 21, 1945. Stewart describes the changes he has made to their house in hopes that she will enjoy it. He also discusses his intentions to return to camp with Shep so that they can continue…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart041.pdf

Date: 2/21/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from February 21, 1945. Stewart mentions Romey missing his call and that he has heard unpleasant rumors about her.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart040.pdf

Date: 2/17/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from February 17, 1945. Stewart discusses his end of employment with Hills Grocery Company and the details of his day. He shares his worries about Romey's health and ensures to emphasize that Andy must stay…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart039.pdf

Date: 1/27/1945
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from January 27, 1945. Stewart addresses a tense conversation between Romey and him. He also mentions letters he has received from other friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart038.pdf

Date: 1945-01-13
A resignation letter from Joe Stewart to the Hills Grocery Company was included with a letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey. In the letter he discusses how sick he was and his struggles to regain his health. Then, he discusses his trip with Romey…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart037.pdf

Date: 12/18/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from December 14, 1944. Stewart shares that he is sick with the flu and pleurisy and will write when his health improves.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart036.pdf

Date: 12/11/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from December 11, 1944. Stewart describes the cold weather and his time with his brother. He also reassures Romey that they will be going to New Orleans, LA.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart035.pdf

Date: 11/29/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from November 29, 1944. Stewart discusses Romey's health and his concerns. He also shares his feelings about Romey's choice to allow Debson to visit despite their past interactions.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart034.pdf

Date: 11/24/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from November 24, 1944. Stewart shares his Thanksgiving experiences and his thoughts about Romey's last visit.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart033.pdf

Date: 10/31/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 31, 1944. Stewart expresses his loneliness and his time at work with Cook and Harris. He shares the results of his hunt and Mr. Baggill's attempt to rape a store cashier.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart032.pdf

Date: 10/23/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 23, 1944. Stewart expresses his excitement about hearing from Romey and his wishes to provide for her.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart031.pdf

Date: 10/20/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 20, 1944. Stewart addresses a phone call that occurred between Romey and him. He also questions whether Romey wants to continue their relationship.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart030.pdf

Date: 10/18/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 18, 1944. Stewart discusses his plans to quit his job and start his own business. He also includes his experiences spending time alone and how much he misses Romey.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart029.pdf

Date: 10/13/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 13, 1944. Stewart shares details about work and his struggles with the cold weather. He shares how lonely he is without her and asks several times about the dates she has been going on.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart028.pdf

Date: 10/2/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 2, 1944. Stewart asks about Romey's whereabouts and why she has not responded to his calls. He shares the details of a murder and rape that occurred downtown while also expressing concern for…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart027.pdf

Date: 9/20/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from September 20, 1944. Stewart wrote to send his concerns to Romey because she had a cold. He also includes his wish to find happiness despite the daily struggles he endures.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart026.pdf

Date: 9/8/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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

Date: 8/23/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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

Date: 8/16/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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

Date: 8/8/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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 look like…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart022.pdf

Date: 8/5/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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

Date: 8/4/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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

Date: 7/29/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from 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
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