Edward V. Gillis worked in the tool and manufacturing business in Grand Rapids Michigan. Gillis was a collector whose focus was Native Americans. This collection includes magazines, posters, maps, other published and some unpublished materials.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes
Design shows female in patriotic dress. Design in red and blue on white envelope. Envelope is addressed to Miss Carrie Tillotson, stamped and cancelled. S.C. Rickards & Co., Stationers, 102 Nassau St., N.Y.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army; Veterans; Video recordings
Jack Floyd served in the United States Army, 1st Engineers, 5th Infantry Division, during WW II. He was part of the Third Army and describes Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and General Patton. He also describes trapping, skinning and eating...