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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992 Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.
    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    Otto Sternoff Beyer papers, 1905-1951 Engineer, economist, and labor consultant. Correspondence, speech and article file, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Beyer's career as an engineer and economist in industry and government.
    • Contributor: Beyer, Otto Sternoff
    • Date: 1905
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    "I done what I could," occupational folk poetry in the Pacific northwest Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Jens Lund was a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on September 12, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Lund discussed his research on how the dangers and difficulties of certain challenging occupations are sometimes expressed in the tradition of composing and reciting poems, often in the traditional ballad form of rhymed couplets. This tradition, best-known in the cowboy poetry ...
    • Contributor: Lund, Jens - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Otto Sternoff Beyer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, articles, subject files, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Beyer's career as an engineer and economist in industry and government. Includes material concerning the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Bonneville Power Administration, U.S National Mediation Board, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, and the Canadian National Railways, the latter containing minutes of labor-management cooperative meetings. Subjects include strikes, unemployment, unions, and ...
    • Contributor: Beyer, Otto Sternoff - Beyer, Clara M. (Clara Mortenson)
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diaries (1847-1895; volumes 1-5, 7) documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for the state of Louisiana in the presidential election of 1876, and later as an internal revenue agent in California and the Pacific Northwest. Also includes ...
    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton