Stephen F. Austin State University,-- East Texas Research Center
Discusses his experiences as a student at Stephen F. Austin State Teachers College and as a teacher during the depression, conditions in the East Texas area, Franklin Roosevelt, the New Deal programs, when conditions began to improve, and the lasting impact the depression had on his life
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
This collection consists of reminiscences, including a 151-page handwritten account of Walker's journey to Montana in 1863, his year and half in Montana, and his return to Iowa; a short family history; and a brief account of T.C. Everts's experiences in Yellowstone Park in 1871. These were written by Walker 1899-1905. Financial records consist of a promissory note (1864), account journal (1866), two chattel mortgages (1867, 1871), one day book (1871-1879), and one ledger (1868-1870). (SC 962)
Navarro College
Letter documenting the military skirmishes at Fort Bisland, La
Holocaust Center of Northern California
Survivor testimony of Dina -- Topics include her experiences of loss of family; life in an unnamed ghetto (probably Warsaw), then concentration camp. Includes poignant stories of mothers and children, and tragedies confronted by survivors, including a woman whose hidden child rejected her
Mystic Seaport Museum,-- G.W. Blunt White Library
Rough drafts of recollections and short stories -- Includes "Some War Rememberances Aboard U.S. Sloop Richmond" (1863 Mar.); personal recollections of the Battle of Mobile Bay, relating to Weir's experiences as assistant engineer; recollections of an incident with dynamite at Cairo, Ill. (ca. 1864); "Buttons", a fictional maritime tale (ca. 1890); "Jessica Snow", fragment of a fictional love story (ca. 1890); pencil sketches of sharks, gentoos, flying fish, etc.; and miscellaneous and unidentifable notes
Navarro College
Letter from Dibble to his brother Albert Dibble, Taylorsville, N.Y., relating to events of the first day at the Battle of Gettysburg and Gen. John Buford's cavalry charge
Washington State Historical Society
Lengthy correspondence between George Thompson and his wife Letha Thompson. Early letters from George reflect his activities as a surveyor at a sawmill in Montesano, Wash. The bulk of the collection is correspondence between the two while Thompson served at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and then in Alaska while assigned to the submarine chaser, chiefly describing Navy life and happenings in Alaska. Letha's letters contain great detail about life at home in Aberdeen where she lived at the home of her parents, loneliness, the Spanish influenza epidemic, and the drudgery of a woman with a small child and an absent husband, revealing the difficulties of separation. Also includes letters from other family members and a friend serving in the Atlantic on the U.S.S. South Dakota
Navarro College
Autograph letter signed, written to an unidentified "Major," and relating to his experience as commander of the 6th New York Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of Antietam
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Reminiscence entitled "History Then and Now," describing Farrell's travel to Montana in 1889, and his life in and impressions of, eastern Montana from 1890 to the 1930s
Maine Historical Society
One folder of ms. letters, billheads, and legal forms, most related to Ebenezer and Martha Davis of Casco, Me., and their sons, Thomas and William, including Civil War letters. They came in an envelope on which was written "Letters belonging to Mother Davis written in War times./Flora A. Jillson Estate." One of the letters is written from "East Oasis" by E. Davis to his son, and mentions that it is fine lumbering country. Several are written from William to his mother, one possibly from a Civil War camp, and another from Camp Keyes Hospital in Augusta, Me. It is possible that both Ebenezer and his son William both served in the Civil War


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