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Civilian Conservation Corps., Co. 1660

 Collection — Box: Civilian Conservation Corps., Co. 1660 Box 1
Identifier: AV-01-08-01
Overview The collection is comprised of developed photo negative prints of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1660. There are images from “Happy Days” in C.C.C. which includes images showing life at the camp sites and from the Chicago Drainage Canal project.
Dates: 1933 - 1942

Henry M. Newhall letters

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1099
Scope and Contents Letters to his sister in Quincy, Ill. discuss camp life, Black soldiers in the army, jealousy in Union command and several encounters with Forrest's men. Also discuss friends and family back in Quincy.
Dates: Created: 1862 - 1865

Seth L. Pitkin letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1181
Scope and Contents Letter to his father, Joseph Pitkin in Oswego, New York, telling him of life in Quincy. Describes the land, the crops, and livestock of the farmers, business at the mill, illnesses in the town, Sabbath school where he teaches and his own health. Makes reference to trouble in South Carolina and hopes "Old Hickory" will "redeem himself". Discusses news he has of the family back east. Includes a hand drawn map of Quincy made for his father to get an idea of the town.
Dates: Created: January 13, 1833

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