Employees; Planing-machines; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Like the milling machine, planers--which had long been employed in metal and woodworking--gradually came to occupy a central place in the stoneworker's tool kit. In this example, a stoneworker draws the machine across the stone by means of a...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1861-1865). Company I; Graham Family -- Correspondence
Letter written at Camp Noble in North Madison, Indiana on July 15.
Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News; Dillman Family; Ketcham Family; Reeves Family; Bloomington (Ind.); Clear Creek (Ind.); South Union (Ind.)
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818; Dubois; Jones; Indigenous peoples--Government relations; Indian agents; Expenditures, Public
Letter from Jones and Dubois in Louisville, Ky. to Governor Thomas Posey in Jeffersonville dated March 6, 1814. Included is a rough copy of the recorded expenses incurred by the Indian Department from May 1813 to November 1813.
Librarian, J. Christian Bay, of The John Crerar Library in Chicago cames across an original manuscript of James Whitcomb Riley's poem, The Old Man and Jim. He took it upon himself to make photostats of the manuscript and send copies to the...
Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Army--Military life; Paris (France); Creil (France); Normandy (France)
Jimmy is near Creil, France. He asks about Frank's job at the Powder Plant. He is waiting to go home. He talks about being on the beach heads of France and how rough it was. He gets to visit Paris sometimes. This letter is part of a 37 letter...