note, handwritten
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From the collection of the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks.

note, handwritten

CATALOG NUMBER

VIVE 00330

ACCESSION DATE

11/24/1985

ASSOCIATED NAMES ON THE WALL
ITEM SUMMARY

Handwritten note dedicated to U.S. Army Specialist 4 (SP4) Norman Elan Goodman. The note is handwritten upon the reverse surface of a business card belonging to an unspecified female relative of SP4 Goodman, a, "BARBARA GOODMAN / Administrative Assistant" with, "SAGE HOTELS & MOTOR LODGES". The text of the handwritten note specifies SP4 Goodman's casualty date, "1-14-69" and reads, "In memory of / Pvt. Norman E. Goodman / Portland, Michigan". The artifact was left at The Wall by Barbara Goodman between November 1982 - November 1984.

ITEM DESCRIPTION

HANDWRITTEN NOTE DEDICATED TO U.S. ARMY SPECIALIST 4 (SP4) NORMAN ELAN GOODMAN. THE OBJECT CONSISTS OF A NOTE HANDWRITTEN IN BLUE INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT/ARABIC NUMERALS UPON THE REVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF A FOLDED BUSINESS CARD. AT THE OBVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE BUSINESS CARD, THE CORPORATE LOGO FOR, "SAGE HOTELS & MOTOR LODGES" IS EXECUTED IN EMBOSSED BLOCK LETTERS AND PRINTED IN BLACK INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT ABOVE THE NAME/JOB TITLE OF THE CARD OWNER, "BARBARA GOODMAN / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT" PRINTED IN BLACK INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT AT THE LOWER, PROPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF THE OBVERSE OBJECT SURFACE. PRINTED UPON THE INTERIOR CARD SURFACE IN BLACK INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT/ARABIC NUMERALS ARE THE HOTEL PROPERTY PHYSICAL ADDRESSES/PHONE NUMBERS, "HOWARD JOHNSON'S HOTEL / 575 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, BOSTON, MA 02215 (617) 267-3100 / HOWARD JOHNSON'S HOTEL / 777 MEMORIAL DRIVE, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139 (617) 492-7777 / HOWARD JOHNSON'S MOTOR LODGE / 1271 BOYLSTON STREET, BOSTON, MA 02215 (617) 267-8300 / HOWARD JOHNSON'S MOTOR LODGE / 407 SQUIRE ROAD, REVERE, MA 02151 (617) 284-7200 / HOWARD JOHNSON'S MOTOR LODGE / MAIN STREET, WATERVILLE, ME 04901 (207) 873-3335", THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE CONTACT INFORMATION, "HOWARD JOHNSON'S EXECUTIVE SALES OFFICE / 575 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE, BOSTON, MA 02215 (617) 267-3100", AND THE NAME/JOB TITLE OF THE CARD OWNER, "BARBARA GOODMAN / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT". HANDWRITTEN UPON THE REVERSE OBJECT SURFACE OF THE CARD IN BLUE INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT/ARABIC NUMERALS IS THE MESSAGE, "1-14-69 / IN MEMORY OF / PVT. NORMAN E GOODMAN / PORTLAND, MICHIGAN".

ACCESSION GROUP

VIVE-00002

RECORD COPONENT QTY

1

ASSOCIATED ITEM TEXT

Text of the embossed, printed, and handwritten inscriptions upon the obverse, interior, and reverse object surfaces is transcribed in full, as follows: [Obverse object surface, embossed inscription] "SAGE" / [Obverse object surface, printed inscription] "HOTELS & MOTOR LODGES / BARBARA GOODMAN / Administrative Assistant" / [Interior card surface, printed inscriptions] "Howard Johnson's Hotel / 575 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 267-3100 / Howard Johnson's Hotel / 777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 492-7777 / Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge / 1271 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 267-8300 / Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge / 407 Squire Road, Revere, MA 02151 (617) 284-7200 / Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge / Main Street, Waterville, ME 04901 (207) 873-3335 / Howard Johnson's Executive Sales Office / 575 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 267-3100 / BARBARA GOODMAN / Administrative Assistant" / [Reverse object surface, handwritten inscription] "1-14-69 / In memory of / Pvt. Norman E. Goodman / Portland, Michigan"

ITEM DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Item Weight: 2.4g
Item Length: 5.4cm
Item Width: 8.9cm