Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Letter, 1814, from Amos in Sag Harbor, New York to John in Pennsylvania, mentions the defeat of Napoleon, describes a ship battle seen from their home the night before and describes the "new constructed invulnerable boat" he has seen sailing in the waters near his home. Letter, 1836, from John to his sons Amos and Owen in Shelbyville, Ill., informing them of the death of their sister, Harriet, and asking them to come to him in his sorrow
Harvard University - Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
The records contain the correspondence of Robert James Burkitt from 1892 to 1896 and pertain to Burkitt's involvement with the Peabody Museum Honduras Expedition to Copan.
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
John Owen (1818-1889), a pioneer fur trader in the Northwest, built Fort Owen in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana Territory, and served as a special agent for the Flathead Indians. Collection contains diaries and journals (1850-1871); a combined register of births, deaths, and marriages of Fort Owen residents; a letterpress book (1858-1859); an account book (1850-1860) for trade at Fort Owen, which also contains accounts (1876-1889) for some other firm; and a bill of sale (1850) for the land on which the St. Mary's Mission was built.
Cornell University - Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation
This collection documents the origins and early history of the CIO as well as the dynamics of working-class militancy in the era of the Great Depression. The collection also provides a substantial amount of information concerning workers and trade unionism before the creation of the CIO and also after the UMWA's separation from the CIO in 1942.
Library of Virginia
Scope and Content Norfolk County (Va) Coroners' Inquisitions, 1766-1909, are investigations into the deaths of individuals who died by a sudden, violent, unnatural or suspicious manner, or died without medical attendance. Causes of death found in coroners' inquisitions include murder, infanticide, suicide, domestic violence, exposure to elements, drownings, train accidents, automobile accidents, and natural causes, or as commonly referred to in the 19th century, visitation by God. Documents commonly found in coroners' inquests include the inquisition, depositions, and summons. Criminal papers such as recognizance bonds can be found in coroner inquisitions. Information found in the inquisition include the name of the coroner, the names of the jurors, the name and age of the deceased if known, gender and race of the deceased, and when, how, and by what means the deceased came to his or her death. If the deceased was African American, the inquest would identify the deceased as a slave or ... Read More
University of Notre Dame - Hesburgh Library
Scope and Content Pamphlets on education, politics, civics, youth action, Catholic social action, ethics, socialism, revolution, racial equality, poverty, hunger, immigration, refugees, citizenship, democracy, communism, trade unions, wages, labor, strikes, crime, alcoholism, justice, Nazis, war, atomic bomb, economics, religious liberty, rural electrification, banking, insurance, milk, food, tobacco, farms, coal, population control, the Civilian Conservation Corps, Methodism, Poland, Ireland, Spain, England, Turkey, Germany, Chile, Puerto Rico, Armenia, Yugoslavia, Cyprus, Cuba, Australia, Canada, Czechoslovakia, and Mexico.


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