Abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a bound autobiography (29 pages) and various letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to East's life and military service. East was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in April 1942 and survived the Bataan Death March and over three years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. His autobiograpy mainly deals with his sufferings as a prisoner of war and with his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Handwritten and signed letter dated 4 Dec. 1883 and addressed to a person named McDay. Phillips writes that McDay should not be too critical of his teacher and also comments on English literature.