47 letters. To Lt. Ed, from Konny.
The year is 1958...
After happening upon a series of letters in an antique shop in The West Bottoms, all addressed to the same person, dated 1958-1959, I became fascinated by their story. I dove into each of Konny Kyhn's letters to Lt. Ed Dieckman, intrigued by the blossoming of their long-distance relationship and the historical and cultural ties that connected them.
Join me in learning about:
Konny, a witty Kappa Delta Education major at William and Mary College (Class of 1959) from Richmond, VA
Lt. Ed Dieckman, a bright Marine from Independence, MO who traveled the world serving his country
life in the late 50s