United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Design shows portrait of George Washington framed with eagle, flags, and soldier, with "First in war, First in peace. Design in black on white envelope. Published by J.S. Robinson, Hartford Connecticut, Fowler St. & Del.
Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State College--Periodicals; Grand Valley State University; Student publications; College publications; Student newspapers and periodicals
Monthly Grand Valley State College supported student newspaper published from November 22, 1963- January 21, 1966. The paper was published as the Grand Valley State College Sampler on September 20, 1966, then the Valley View on October 28, 1966.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Air Force
Kim Tuck was born in 1946 in Battle Creek, Michigan. After graduating from Michigan State University, he enlisted in the Air Force and completed officer training as a munitions officer. Following training, he served as a munitions officer at...
Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Library of Congress
Letter discussing his planned arrival in Washington and an anticipated trip to the Library of Congress.
Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Compromise of 1850; United States. Congress
Letter expressing Clayton's concern over growing sectionalism, and his belief that the Compromise of 1850 only worsened matters. Clayton also references the events known as “Bleeding Kansas”, and notes an opinion that several states may secede.
Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings;
Jacob Rozema was born in the Netherlands and moved with his family to Michigan in 1930. He enlisted in the medical corps and served in the 148th station hospital in New Guinea before transferring to an evacuation hospital in Manila. In the...
Diaries; Peticolas, Theodore V.; Peticolas, Edward; Agriculture; Farms, Small; Fruit growers; Personal narratives; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
Theodore Victor Peticolas, born 29 Feb. 1800 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was a fruit farmer in Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio at the time he maintained this diary. In it Peticolas details his farm work, crops, family, neighbors, and social...