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    Edward E. Dickerson papers, 1861-1991

    Union army officer from Wisconsin. Photocopies and transcripts of his Civil War diary, letters, Civil War service record, and a biographical sketch describing Dickerson's service with the Eighteenth and Forty-fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry regiments in the Western campaign in Tennessee and with the army of General William T. Sherman in Georgia.

    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1863; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Maps, 1862-1865, undated

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection documents reactions of ordinary citizens in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States in sound and video recordings of interviews and personal narratives; as well as photographs, children's drawings, two scrapbooks, letters and e-mail, poems, ephemera, a sermon, and a few artifacts, including three United States flags. Photographs document spontaneous shrines near the Pentagon, in ...

    • Date: 2001
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    Alexander Robey Shepherd papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Shepherd's career as a political official in Washington, D.C., and his efforts to improve public works in the nation's capital, especially during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. Also includes material on Batopilas Mining Company, his silver mine in Mexico to which he emigrated in 1880. Correspondents include Orville ...

    • Contributor: Shepherd, Alexander Robey
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    Henry Jackson Hunt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, journal, military papers, maps, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hunt's service as chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac during the Civil War; military commander at Charleston and Atlanta (1875-1880); commander, Department of the South (1880-1883); and governor of the United States Soldiers' Home (1885-1889). Also pertains to general artillery operations and Hunt's plans for the reorganization of the ...

    • Contributor: Hunt, Henry Jackson
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938

    Clerk of the United States Senate and farmer of Fairfax County, Virginia. Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen relating to personal matters and national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster. Also includes other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and miscellaneous papers.

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (lewis Henry) - Machen, Lewis H.
    • Date: 1802
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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1863; Jan.-Mar.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Alfred Carmon papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Carmon to his family in Sand Lake, N.Y., while serving with Company H, 169th New York Infantry Regiment, during the Civil War, describing camp life and skirmishes in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. Includes comments on Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, presidential election of 1864, and Robert E. Lee's surrender.

    • Contributor: Carmon, Alfred
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    Conversation with 77 year old white male, Pettigrew, Arkansas (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Christian, Donna - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1983-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; Aug.-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1862, May-Dec.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed Papers: Correspondence; 1864; May-July.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1862-00-00

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    Charles Wellington Reed papers, 1776-1926

    Artist and soldier. Correspondence, a diary, ink and pencil sketches, watercolors, prints, military papers, books with illustrations by Reed, maps, medals, and photographs relating chiefly to Reed’s service in the Nineth Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1776
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    Edward E. Dickerson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Typewritten transcripts and photocopies of a diary (1863-1864), written as a memoir by Dickerson in 1864 and based on his notes, describing his Civil War service with the 18th and 44th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry; three letters (1862) from him to his wife, Frances; service record (1861-1864); letters (1909) from Dickerson to his granddaughter describing his life before, during, and after the war; and biographical ...

    • Contributor: Dickerson, Edward E.
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    Memorialization and justice as an ancestral imperative : two American cases / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ken Bilby, Smithsonian Research Associate, discussed the role of orally transmitted ancestral memory in ongoing struggles to overcome past injustices, which is proving critical in the struggle for human rights, civil rights, and justice. In this context, he reflected on two pathbreaking cases of recent public memorialization: the Moiwana Massacre, which took place in the Republic of Suriname, South America in 1986 and the ...

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Interview with 15 year old male, New York, New York (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Unidentified - Wolfram, Walt
    • Date: 1970-00-00

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    Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin migrant workers collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes field recordings made in July and August, 1940 and 1941 in Farm Security Administration migrant worker camps in California. These included the Arvin, Shafter, Visalia, Firebaugh, Westley, Thornton, and Yuba FSA camps. Recordings were made of dance music, popular songs, ballads and folk songs, original songs, conversations, camp council meetings, poems, and stories describing life in the camps, whose residents were ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Russ - Sonkin, Robert - Todd, Charles L. - Lomax, Alan - Hemmig, Robert - Rothstein, Arthur - Lange, Dorothea - Archive of American Folk Song - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1939
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    Tilton C. Reynolds papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Reynolds to his mother, Juliana Smith Reynolds, during his service with the 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment that describe Civil War skirmishes in Virginia, military life, and morale of the soldiers. Also includes other letters to Juliana Smith Reynolds, diaries (1870, 1884, 1890) of Reynolds and his mother, financial and legal papers, notebook, writings, autograph album, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Tilton C. - Reynolds, Juliana Smith
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    Lewis H. Machen family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly family correspondence of Lewis H. Machen, relating to personal matters and to national politics prior to the Civil War, especially slavery and the Compromise of 1850, and mentioning John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, together with other correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers; correspondence of Machen's son, Arthur Webster Machen (1827-1919), lawyer, of Baltimore, Md., reflecting opinion ...

    • Contributor: Machen, Lewis H. (lewis Henry) - Gresham, Leroy Wiley - Machen, Arthur Webster - Machen, Caroline Webster - Machen, Emmeline - Machen, James P. - Machen, Minnie Gresham
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Letters from Keifer to his wife, Eliza Stout Keifer, written while serving with the U.S. Army during the Civil War; headquarters letterbook (1863 June 16-1865 June 20) of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd and Sixth Army Corps; and other correspondence, manuscript and printed general orders, casualty lists, ordnance amd paymaster records, and other military records. Documents military life and operations of the 3rd and 110th ...

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
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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
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    Sumner family papers, 1836-1940

    Correspondence, legal documents, reports, and photographs of Edwin V. Sumner (1797-1863) and his sons, Edwin Vose Sumner (1835-1912) and Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842-1937), all military officers.

    • Date: 1836