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Album 2, the third note card inscription front side: "The coolest, most comfortable quarter, I / knew, would be reserved for the little gentlemen in green overcoats who were to / board at Ceiba. Personally, fifty-three / degrees (the temperature in the air-conditioned / holds) would have been a little too cold for / me. / "Bon voyage" from the office – HOPE THE / BUNCH YOU MEET ARE RIPE FOR A GOOD TIME! / Out on the fO'c'sle, right after breakfast, / I enjoyed the full view of the ship. It / was just the right size, 6,000 tons. The / rocking at the bow, the flying fishes playing / so close to the side of the boat that you / had to lean 'way over to see them, the scales / that the wind left upon the water as it / blew lightly over it… the misty, cobwebby / spray spread like a sheer dress over the / satin background of the water… and best of all / the deep, deep blue of the sea…", 1935

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1.0, item: 082


  • 1935

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