From the collection of the National Park Service, National Mall and Memorial Parks.
Handwritten note. The note is addressed, "Dear Steve", is signed, "Love, Priscilla", is dated, "5/7/89", and reads, "I just wanted you to know we missed you at the soda fountain when you left in 1969. / We appreciated the poems. / 21 was too young to lose you." The artifact was left at The Wall by a donor identified only as, "Priscilla" on May 7, 1989.
HANDWRITTEN NOTE. THE OBJECT CONSISTS OF A NOTE HANDWRITTEN IN BLUE INK AND BLOCK SCRIPT/ARABIC NUMERALS UPON A MINIATURE SIZED SHEET OF WHITE, LINED, SPIRAL NOTEBOOK PAPER. THE NOTE IS ADDRESSED, "DEAR STEVE", IS SIGNED, "LOVE, PRISCILLA", IS DATED, "5/7/89", AND READS, "I JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW WE MISSED YOU AT THE SODA FOUNTAIN WHEN YOU LEFT IN 1969. / WE APPRECIATED THE POEMS. / 21 WAS TOO YOUNG TO LOSE YOU."
Text of the handwritten inscription upon the obverse object surface is transcribed in full, as follows: "5/7/89 / Dear Steve: / I just wanted you to know we missed you at the soda fountain when you left in 1969. / We appreciated the poems. / 21 was too young to lose you. / Love, Priscilla"
Item Weight: 0.6g
Item Length: 12.7cm
Item Width: 7.5cm