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African American Postcards

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Identifier: SC 01369
Content Description Seven postcards circa 1910 which feature African Americans picking cotton, posing for a photo, and caricatures of racists stereotypical notions about African Americans during that time.

Al to Cass Letters

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Identifier: SC 01494
Scope and Contents Letters from Al to his wife Cass. He mentions a gift he sent her from Arizona made out of an "Indian weed" and talks about life in the army and the men in his unit.

Alice Nellie Letter

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Identifier: SC 01514
Scope and Contents Letter to Mary about getting her tintype done, taking the omnibus, and the new baby at home.

Aunt Edith to Thomas Letter

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Identifier: SC 01515
Scope and Contents Letter to nephew Thomas about his recent operation and Edith's rose garden.

Berdean Hall Letters

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Identifier: MS 00222
Content Description This collection consists of about 50 letters addressed to Berdean Hall, of Newman, California, mostly from her brother, John Hall. Berdean Hall served in World War II as a member of the United States Women's Army Corps, known as WAC. After joining the WAC, Berdean was transferred to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. Her brother also served in the United States Army during World War II in the Army Air Corps. Berdean's letters include correspondence from friends serving in the military during World War...

Boy Scout Materials, Roanoke, Virginia

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Identifier: SC 01378
Content Description A 1936 Boy Scout diary belonging to Basil Roebuck and First and Second Class scout sheets, along with a membership card that belonged to Stephen Sanders from 1949-1953. Additionally there are Boy Scout pamphlets and a photograph of a mill.

C. H. Anderson and Company Letters

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Identifier: SC 01354
Content Description Two notes written to John Christian regarding business affairs dated June and July 1887.

Marjorie Carlisle Letter

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Identifier: SC 01490
Scope and Contents Letter to Louise Withelm asking her to please write back even if she is busy at college and detailing Marjorie's mental breakdown while at school and her sicknesses upon returning home.

Carol Cutting Letters to James Richey

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Identifier: SC 01398
Content Description Series of letters from Carol Cutting in Cleveland, Ohio to her fiance, James Richey who is attending Basic Boot Camp at the time of the correspondence in June and July of 1952. In her letters, Carol describes missing him and writes often of how excited she is of their upcoming wedding.

Casey to Nettie Letters

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Identifier: SC 01498
Scope and Contents Letters about Casey's life in the army talking about his unit being in transit, attending a local Finnish dance, and betting with his fellow soldiers. Casey bets $25 that the war wouldn't end "before January 15 of next year."

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