The Husted Family Papers consist of letters written to and from Francis Lee Husted, a seaman in the United States Navy during World War II. During the summer months of 1943, Francis was hospitalized at the U.S. Naval Hospital on Long Island. While in recovery, Francis received letters from his siblings, parents, grandparents, and a friend about day-to-day business at home. More letters are dated January and February of 1944 during which time the family lost contact with Francis for a period of 3 months.
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials created by the Huston family in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, and extended family in Mobile, Alabama. Most materials center around George Waring Huston, who was killed in World War One.
Contains one letter written by Marg Hutz to her friend Jo Renaud and her family in New Orleans, Louisiana. The letter was written on stationery from the Grand Hotel in Bucharest, Romania, and discussed the sights around the city, including gypsies and carriages.
Bumper stickers proclaiming I [heart icon] Tuscaloosa
This bifold brochure promotes I. Efron Packard Renting and Taxi Service, and provides information on the attractions of Aikin, South Carolina, with pertinent phone numbers, church service times, and a railroad schedule for Southern Railway.
Letter from W.K. Ichimmel from South Bend, Indiana, to his unnamed friend. The letter discusses his upcoming trip to Paris and the workers at the shirt factory where he works.
The collection contains a letter from Ida to her child about the Fourth of July celebrations.
Letter from Ida to her sister, Mary. written on 2 October 1888 from River View, Ohio, telling her sister about the weather, gathering nuts, and a trip to Gallipolis, Ohio, Ida and their mother took to buy dresses.
One letter from Ida, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to S. L. Swenson in Brodhead, Wisconsin. Ida was in Janesville for medical reasons.
This is a ledger pasted full of cuttings, mostly from Illinois newspapers between 1895 and 1897, on various topics. Predominant themes include Christianity/agnosticism, football, and theatre, with some items on politics, including political cartoons, and women's rights.
Research material for the book, The Herndon and Inge Families: Genealogical, Historical, Biographical.
One letter from Isabel to her sister Minnie in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. She discussed her new job at the post office and life at her boarding house.
One letter and a receipt to A. Peter and Company of Louisville, Kentucky, from the J. W. Crowdus Drug Company about a shipment.
Letter written by J.E. B____, Jr., a student at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, to an unidentified friend. He writes about preparing for a class that will assure his entrance into Kenyon College, explaining that he will be required to read Homer and Xenophon's "Anabasis" in Greek.
Mrs. T.R. Jack writes home to her husband in Memphis, Tennessee, while visiting Sewanee, Tennessee with their daughter, Marinan. The letter details Marinan's illness, treatment with calomel, and recovery.
Four journals documenting the daily life of Thomas K. Jackson.
This collection contains a letter from James of Dodge Center, Minnesota, to C. W. Barber of North Loup, Nebraska, about a small pox scare in town. He also mentions a search for good men to serve as pastors.
James, a young man in college at St. Mary's, writes anecdotes to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky.
J.C. James of Ft. Worth, Texas writes to his wife who is vacationing with family in Athol, Kansas. It is a generic letter about how much he misses her.
This collection contains one Japanese Centavo, a bank note issued by the Japanese Military Authority during World War II, which was used to replace the local currency during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.