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Two documents detailing the personality and naval history of Ernest Ely from his father, W.B. Ely and his friend and shipmate O.Uhl.
There are three documents describing the death of Ernest Ely. Two are from the Knoxville News, and one from a newspaper company in Manila, P.I.
These documents, seven in total, describe the pay allotment from Ernest Ely’s ten years of service in the U.S. Navy, which would be given to his mother Harriett Ely, the death notifications from his commanding officers, and the money and shipment of Ernest’s personal effects along with his body.
Three letters to and from Ernest Ely, his friend O. Uhl, and his family are included in this collection. The content describes Ely’s travels, his character, and his love of family.
The folder holds two photographs of Ernest Ely and the U.S.S. Maine.
The journal of Valerie Woods, a relation of Ernest Ely's, details the naval service of Jerry Woods during WWII, nephew of Ernest and is a record of the events of the Navy Mothers Club.