During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he thanks his wife for her recent correspondence...
In this address, the fourth "Fireside Chat," President Roosevelt discusses New Deal programs that have been enacted to improve the country's economic situation. He mentions a recent rise in employment; the Civilian Conservation Corps; relief...
During World War II Engelhardt worked with the Red Cross in Europe. In the letter she describes work and leisure activities while working with the troops, and she describes the atmosphere in Germany: "We had expected Germany to be far different...
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