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    Tilton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military orders, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War service of the four Tilton brothers. Chiefly letters from Albert Murray Tilton and Robert Antis Tilton who served with the 51st Illinois Infantry Regiment, Henry Tilton, Jr., who served with the 24th New York Light Artillery Regiment, and William Gibbs Tilton who served with the 21st New...
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    D.W. Whittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly official correspondence and general orders relating to Whittle's Civil War service with the 72nd Illinois Volunteer Regiment and with the Army of the Tennessee. His diary (1865) contains descriptions of conditions in Alabama and Georgia during the transition from military to civil law. Also includes court records from cases heard by him as a military judge advocate, biographical sketches, maps, photograph, and other...
    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W. (Daniel Webster)
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, business and legal papers, genealogical material, patents, blueprints, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the lives and work of the Wright brothers who designed, built, and piloted the first machine to achieve powered, sustained flight in 1903 and the first practical airplane in 1905. The papers include scientific data, formulas, and computations related to aerodynamic and design factors and...
    • Contributor: McFarland, Marvin Wilks - Wright, Milton - Wright, Orville - Wright, Wilbur - United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics - Wright and Wright - Wright Cycle Company
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    Francis Winslow papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, logs, and other papers documenting Winslow's naval career. Includes journal (1834-1837) kept during his first cruise aboard the USS Brandywine (Frigate) to South America, subsequent shore duty in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Montevideo, Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and aboard the USS Erie (Sloop of war); journals and logs recording his experiences aboard the USS Marion (Sloop of war) and USS Dale (Sloop...
    • Contributor: Winslow, Francis
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    Letter to V. M. Randolph from S. R. Mallory, March 20, 1861.
    • Contributor: Mallory, S. R.
    • Date: 1861-03-22
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    John Crittenden Watson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General and family correspondence, reports, official orders, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Watson's naval career. Documents his Civil War service at Fort Jackson, Fort Saint Philip, and Chalmette, La., resulting in the capture of New Orleans, La., 1862; at Vicksburg, Miss., 1862; and at the Battle of Mobile Bay, La., 1864. Also documents his postwar duty as commander of...
    • Contributor: Watson, John Crittenden - Watson, Edward H. (Edward Howe) - Watson, James T.
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    Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright papers, 1809-1979 Aviation pioneers and inventors. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, business accounts, legal papers, minutes, reports, printed matter, photographs, blueprints, and scrapbooks relating primarily to the invention of the airplane and the development of aviation.
    • Date: 1809
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    Now What a Time: Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943 Consists of approximately one hundred sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation from the folk festival at Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort Valley, Georgia. The documentation was created by John Wesley Work III in 1941 and by Lewis Jones and Willis Laurence James in March, June, and July 1943. Also included are recordings made in Tennessee...
    • Contributor: Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Bond, Edward - Bond, James - Chastain, Will - Chestain, Sonny - Ellis, Charles - Ezell, Buster - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J. - Gaines, Elwood ... Work, John W. (John Wesley) - Bond, Edward - Bond, James - Chastain, Will - Chestain, Sonny - Ellis, Charles - Ezell, Buster - Ford, Osa - Ford, T. J. - Gaines, Elwood - Gibson, Gus - Gregory, Richard - Jackson, Deacon Sam - Johnson, Warren G. - Mathis, Allison - Monch, Matthew - Parker, Cleve - Richardson, Zema - Stripling, Sidney - Thomas, John Lee - Turner, Alma - Turner, Monroe - Turner, Oscar - Winrow, Anthony - Halloway High School Quartet - Heavenly Gate Quartet - Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Peach County, Ga.). Choir - Smith Band (Musical Group) - Spiritual Four Quartet - Traveller Home Singers - Fisk University - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1938

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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2688
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-27

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    Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970 German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration George C. Marshall...
    • Contributor: Von Braun, Wernher
    • Date: 1796
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    John Shaw papers, 1798-1895 Naval officer. Correspondence, journal, notebooks, reports, biographical data, and other papers relating primarily to Shaw's command of the New Orleans Naval Station and the Boston Navy Yard.
    • Contributor: Shaw, John
    • Date: 1798
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    Letter from John A. Lomax to Harold Spivacke
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery)
    • Date: 1939-05-30

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    William D. Salter papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Chiefly naval and personal correspondence, together with journal (1831) kept during a voyage from New York, N.Y., to Mobile Bay (Ala.), naval orders, rations, and regulations, and other papers. Includes Salter's correspondence (1828-1864) with his wife, Margaret; correspondence (1850-1853) with secretaries of the navy James C. Dobbin, William A. Graham, and John Pendleton Kennedy, some of which relates to Salter's opposition to abolition of...
    • Contributor: Salter, William D.
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    Verlinda Smith to George Poe, [Law papers].
    • Contributor: Smith, Verlinda - Ord, James
    • Date: 1829-12-21

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    John Tyler Morgan papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, reports, position papers, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to domestic and foreign policy issues and to Morgan's involvement as an expansionist and advocate of states' rights. Subjects include Alabama politics, Bering Sea arbitration, bimetallism, proposal to build an interoceanic canal through Nicaragua, proposed annexation of Cuba, Indian affairs, railroads and interstate commerce, and tariffs. Correspondents include Alvey A. Adee, Joaqui╠ün...
    • Contributor: Morgan, John Tyler
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    [A Visit to a Farming Dairy at Chunchula, Ala.]
    • Contributor: Hartley, Helen S. - Sturtevant, Charles A.
    • Date: 1938-00-00

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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2699
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-29

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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2703
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-30

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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2697
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-29

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    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2682
    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Date: 1939-05-26

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    [The Lewis Family and their Floating Home]
    • Contributor: Hartley, Helen S. - Lewis, D. J.
    • Date: 1938-11-21

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    Edward Willis papers, 1854-1906 Confederate Army officer and merchant. Correspondence, ledgers, memorandum books, requisition books, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating mainly to Willis's service as chief quartermaster of G. T. Beauregard's division in the Confederate Army.
    • Contributor: Willis, Edward
    • Date: 1854