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    • Caden , Mary Lou (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Indiana;...
    • Mary Lou Caden (née Studnicka) was born in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She grew up in the Oak Lawn area and started playing softball with the neighborhood kids and transitioned to playing for local teams. She played as a short-stop in...
    • Callahan, Glendle Gene (Interview outline and video), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army; Freemasons; Veterans; Video recordings;
    • Glendle Callahan served in the Korean War in the United States Army from February 1951 to November 1952 in Alabama and Korea. In this interview, Callahan tells of the day he received his draft letter and why he volunteered to go to Korea after...
    • Cole, Keith (Interview outline and video), 2012

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • Keith Cole, born in Muskegon, Michigan, in 1924, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1945 in England during World War II. After completing his training at Miami Beach, Keith was sent to England in 1943 where he was assigned to the 22nd...
    • Curry, Randall Lee (Interview outline and video), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Navy; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings;
    • Randy Curry enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1962 when he was 17 years old. He served on a destroyer as a torpedo man. His ship sailed to the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Norway. He spent an extra 4 months in the service due to Vietnam and signed out...
    • William Henry Shepard from G. C. Noble

    • Harvard Law School; Unitarian Universalists; Abolitionists; Women's rights; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Douglass,...
    • Letter to a friend from Harvard law student regarding his attendance at Boston political festivals where he heard Abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass, and at a women's rights convention. He also discusses politics in the...
    • Milton A. Welch to his mother, Sep. 24, 1860

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 50th (1861-1865)
    • A letter from Milton A. Welch to his mother describing the camp at City Point, Va. with the New York 50th Infantry Regiment and updating her on recent events.
    • Hon. E. B. Payne from Wells C. Morrill

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 37th (1861-1866); Suffrage; African Americans;
    • Letter from Civil War soldier Wells C. Morrill to friend E. B. Payne with an account of promotions in Co. H of the Illinois 37th Infantry, and his negative reaction to negro suffrage.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, November 9, 1855

    • 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; American Party
    • Letter expressing Clayton's dissatisfaction with a price being charged him by a boarder. He also expresses his opinion that the Know-Nothing Party must stop secret nominations if they are to survive. Written exactly one year to the day of his...
    • Mark Howard to his wife

    • Howard, Mark, 1817-1887; Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896; Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878; Howard, Angelina Lee; United...
    • Letter by Mark Howard, insurance company president and Lincoln political appointee, describing his meeting in Chicago with Abraham Lincoln and other prominent Republicans shortly after Lincoln's election in 1860.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, June 1, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); Democratic Party (U.S.); American Party; American Party; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;...
    • Letter expressing Clayton's anger that opponents of Sargent engaged in a “vile trick to dispute your election.” Clayton also urges Sargent to call a meeting of the Know-Nothing Party.
    • D.S. Howard to father

    • Natural resources
    • Letter from laborer and carpenter working in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to his father. He describes the Carp River area, its natural resources in comparison to Wisconsin, his daily routine, and his prospects for work.
    • Tillotson family correspondence

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865); United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865);
    • Correspondence to members of the Tillotson family during the Civil War. Letters to Oscar and Caroline Tillotson of Milo, Michigan to and from family and friends including correspondence from soldiers in the 1st Michigan Infantry and the 6th...

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