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Oxford Iowa History

Historical information about Oxford, Iowa.

This is an area we need to add to, but to get us going. We recently were given this postcard from 1917, sent from Oxford by a newly recruited solider to his family.

The front of a postcard from Oxford in 1917.

Back of the postcard "Dear Father,Am in Oxford drilling every day and eight hours a day. The solider boys here sure has a good time. We go into Camp about the first of the week. Am feeling fine. Goodbye [unclear maybe C.Fistor K.]"Addressed to Mr. J.F. [unclear] Kolosibbs North English, IA Dated Oxford June 28 2 pm 1917

Back of the postcard "Dear Father, Am in Oxford drilling every day and eight hours a day. The solider boys here sure has a good time. We go into Camp about the first of the week. Am feeling fine. Goodbye [unclear maybe C.Fistor K.]"
Addressed to Mr. J.F. [unclear] Kolosibbs North English, IA
Dated Oxford June 28 2 pm 1917