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Many of the photos had inscriptions on the back, the text is shown within quotes when appropriate
Lonesome Joe
"As lonesome as can be.  But always trying to smile.  Even though half the time I don't mean it.  My hair is like a Pachuco [sic] already.  Sure hate to cut it.  But got to."
"To My Beloved"
Joe Favela (r)
with4 buddies prior to joining 508th
 [Inscriptions have been trimmed off]

Joe Favela
with two barracks mates,
[signatures on the back were trimmed off leaving only Joe's fully intact]

Hotel Lincoln
a 1400 room hotel was one block from Times Square.  Its Blue Room was a great spot for celebrating Christmas Eve 1943 while on pass from Camp Shanks.

Blue Room
offered drinks, good food and entertainment and keepsake photos in a blue folder

ETO Bound
[l-r] James Cureton, James Fitzgerald, Joe Olson, Carl Meloy, Edwin Luczaj and Joe Favela

of each man are on the inside cover of the folder

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