Chester Martin Remembers The Letter Carriers Auxiliary

Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Letter Carriers Auxiliary, to which my mother belong, planned many events both for adults and children.

One was an Easter egg hunt when I was in 1st grade.

I cannot identify everyone in the picture, but know for certain that one became an eminent physical therapist locally and one became, first a B-52 pilot in the U.S. Air Force and later a leading Chattanooga endodontist.

Yet another became a sculptor/engraver for the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia.

At top left in the picture you can see a bit of the Boynton Park pavilion, which had a very plain interior but provided a good refuge in case of rain.

Cameron Hill afforded some good views of the city, but basically faced the Stringers Ridge Tunnel area on Cherokee Boulevard.

(Chester Martin is a native Chattanoogan who is a talented painter as well as local historian. He and his wife, Pat, live in Brainerd. Mr. Martin can be reached at cymppm@comcast.net )


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