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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Sylvian Kendall Letter

Identifier: SC 01575
Scope and Contents

One page letter addressed to James H. Sheldon in Portland, OR. Kendall was a Second Lieutenant in the Army and his letter reports that he was wounded in the back of the head by a bullet that struck his upper vertebrae. His letter is from Spasskoe, Siberia and given the date, it is inferred that he is writing after engaging in the Battle of Romanova against the anti-Bolshevik revolt of the area. This Army regiment was in the area during the Allied Intervention after World War I.

Dates: 1919 June 30

Charles E. Littlefield Diaries

Identifier: SC 01594
Scope and Contents Two diaries kept by an officer while serving on board the USS Vulcan, the Navy's first repair ship as it supported the gun boats off the coast of Cuba during the Spanish American War. Littlefield recounts his daily activities, work on board the ship, weather, and events as they happened almost daily. He also recounts illnesses of fellow soldiers, those who died, and of soldier's who were taken to mast for carious violations. It is clear that Littlefield is skilled in the work of iron forging...
Dates: 1898 June 22- 1898 October 06

Matsuura Saburo Letter

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 109, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01574
Scope and Contents One-page letter written in Japanese on a pre-printed "Internee of War" airmail letter sheet. The following descriptive summary is based on an English language translation that was included with the letter: Matsuura Saburo was a Japanese-Peruvian businessman who, along with his family, was expelled from Peru during World War II, because the Peruvian government deemed a national security risk. In the U.S., the Matsuura family was relocated to the Crystal City Interment Camp in Crystal City,...
Dates: 1943 December 22

Mamon L. Morrison Diary

Identifier: SC 01637
Scope and Contents Bound diary with intermittent entries between May 1949 and March 1951 maintained by Mamon L. Morrison. These entries spanned his high school years and contains emotional and morose musings as well as descriptions of everyday life. They also record his practices, lessons, and performances during this time. Morrison became a respected member of the Richmond- Petersburg Art’s Community and was a concert pianist and faculty member of Virginia States University. Also contains a CD of Morrison's...
Dates: 1949-1951

Alfred Tingle Letters to Lillian Tingle

Identifier: SC 01592
Scope and Contents Eight letters from brother in Tientsin, China to his sister in Oregon, both of whom expatriated from Britain. Both were British ex-patriots. Alfred was a chemist and working for the Imperial Chinese Mint at the time of this letters. Lillian was a food columnist for the Oregonian newspaper. Alfred writes about current events in his area, the ousting of all of the Japanese from his region, activities in Afghanistan, work progress, some of his publications in scientific journals, and of his...
Dates: 1909 Jan 3- April 26

Young Family Photograph Album (Germany)

Identifier: SC 01593
Scope and Contents Small-size tourist photo album with 50 b&w photographs, depicting various locations the Young family visited family on their travels through Germany and France. Includes images of the Rhine, as well as Strasbourg, Cologne, and Leipzig, where the Youngs visited relatives. Two images show a little girl in Cologne in front of a Christmas Tree and nine images are of the re-militarization of Cologne by Hitler's Reichswehr army in early March. In one image, a large Nazi flag is displayed by...
Dates: 1935-1936

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African Americans -- Music 1
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