Autograph letter signed
Title: Letter to 'Hallie' Jones
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Shaler, William (1778?-1833)
Title: Journal of a voyage between China and... America...in 1804
Collateral. Modern fine press reprint (no. 164) by the Saunder Studio Press, with an introduction by Lindley Bynum and illustrations by Ruth Saunders. Facsimiles of the titlepage and beginning reprinted from the Huntington Library copy. This is the first separate printing in book form. It originally appeared in the American Register, 1808. It is said to be the earliest first-hand account of California by an American.
unknown, fl. 1914-1948;
Title: [Collection of photographs related to Black military troops, 1914-1948][Decimalized .01-.10]
Collection of photographs dated approximately 1914-1948. Consists of ten photographs that depict Black soldiers who served during World War I and World War II. Also include are images that show the life of integrated troops.
Starkey, Teddy (fl. 1917-1918)
Title: Mrs. Rosa Starkey
One letter from Teddy Starkey to Rosa Starkey dated June circa 1917-1918. He reports on the quarantine that he has been under. It was lifted the day before and the men were allowed to leave after getting their mouths, noses, and throats sprayed twice. The man that caused the quarantine was named How from N.H. "after being unconscious for 40 hours died." After they were released Teddy went to Queen City Park for dinner. He signs off saying he has to catch the next electric back to the fort but sends his love. Another letter by Starkey is GLC09601.
26 September 1918
Huggins, Glenn A (fl. 1919)
Title: to Alberta M Hoover
One postcard to Alberta Hoover from Glenn Huggins dated September 26, 1918. Was sent to inform her that the ship Glenn was on arrived safely. It also lists his company as Co. D 342th Infantry. There is a note that says "Sailed the 8th of September" and was sent on September 26th. The post card was provided by the Red Cross. Another item by Glenn Huggins is GLC09599.
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