Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Winchester, 2nd Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1863; African American domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she read of Milroy's retreat from Winchester and precarious situation in Harpers Ferry. She is anxious to hear of his safety. Ben has hired out with a neighbor for the year.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); Fourth of July celebrations--Indiana--Rensselaer--1862
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that it was a surprise when the wounded Jasper arrived home; friends and family have fawned over him. The children are on the mend. She describes the 4th of July celebrations.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); African American domestics--Indiana; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, filling him in on the activities of family and neighbors. She apologizes for not writing more often. Mary has hired a girl to help her around the house. Jasper is healing.
Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.;...
The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
France--Social life and customs--1940-1950; Wages; Religion
The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...