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John C. Casey letter books - Mexico and Florida: Letter Book and Order Book, 1847-1856

Help up transcribe "Mexico and Florida: Letter Book and Order Book, 1847-1856" (Box 1, Item 3) from the John C. Casey letter books collection! The collection of John C. Casey journals includes three original letter books from Captain John Casey's time in Monterrey, Mexico during the Mexican-American War from 1847-1848 and as an emigration agent at the Seminole Agency in Florida from 1848 to 1856 and his time in. This covers a period of time that includes the beginning of the third Seminole War. Additionally, one of the letter books also contains a journal of Casey's operations in the Indian Department in Florida from his arrival in August of 1848 until October of 1849.

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John C. Casey letter books - Florida Seminole Agency: Letter book and account current, 1850-1856

Help up transcribe "Florida Seminole Agency: Letter book and account current, 1850-1856" (Box 1, Item 1) from the John C. Casey letter books collection! The collection of John C. Casey journals includes three original letter books from Captain John Casey's time in Monterrey, Mexico during the Mexican-American War from 1847-1848 and as an emigration agent at the Seminole Agency in Florida from 1848 to 1856 and his time in. This covers a period of time that includes the beginning of the third Seminole War. Additionally, one of the letter books also contains a journal of Casey's operations in the Indian Department in Florida from his arrival in August of 1848 until October of 1849.

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John C. Casey letter books - Florida Seminole Agency: Letter Book and Journal of Operations, 1848-1856

Help up transcribe "Florida Seminole Agency: Letter Book and Journal of Operations, 1848-1856" (Box 1, Item 2) from the John C. Casey letter books collection! The collection of John C. Casey journals includes three original letter books from Captain John Casey's time in Monterrey, Mexico during the Mexican-American War from 1847-1848 and as an emigration agent at the Seminole Agency in Florida from 1848 to 1856 and his time in. This covers a period of time that includes the beginning of the third Seminole War. Additionally, one of the letter books also contains a journal of Casey's operations in the Indian Department in Florida from his arrival in August of 1848 until October of 1849.

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Joseph D. Mountain - Log Books, Military and Civilian, 1943-1945

This collection follows Joseph Mountain's aviation career as a U.S. Air Service pilot, aerial surveyor, photographer, and writer. It includes photographic negatives and prints, diaries and flight log books, reports, and maps. Mountain's photographs from his service in Saudi Arabia, taken not long before the great oil discoveries at Dammam in 1938, capture the desert kingdom at the very edge of the tremendous changes that the oil economy brought to the Gulf. Mountain also extensively photographed members of the California-Arabian Standard Oil Company (CASOC) team at work and interacting with their Saudi workers and acquaintances. Help us transcribe his documents and images which are a fascinating record of traditional Saudi Arabian life, crafts, and architecture. Highlights include portraits of dancers at Eid al-Fitr celebrations, market scenes in Hufuf and the Old Town of Al Jubail, camel caravans, Saudi hunters with their hawks, and pearl fishermen and their dhows.

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North Carolina Assistant Commissioner, Letters Received, Unregistered Letters, A-W, 1869

The Bureau of Refugees, Freemen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina, Series 4: Letters Received. Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era. Have questions about how to transcribe tables in these documents? View special directions here.

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North Carolina Assistant Commissioner, Reports of Operations, Statistical Reports, Oct. 1865-Oct. 1866

The Bureau of Refugees, Freemen, and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s Bureau, was established on March 3, 1865. The duties of the Freedmen’s Bureau included supervision of all affairs relating to refugees, freedmen, and the custody of abandoned lands and property. These documents come from the Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina, Series 9: Reports of Operations Please help us transcribe these records to learn more about the experiences of formerly enslaved men and women in North Carolina during the Reconstruction Era. Have questions about how to transcribe tables in these documents? View special directions here.

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Paul Studenski Collection - Correspondence and Legal Documentation, 1914

This collection contains two scrapbooks and the personal papers of Dr. Paul Studenski, an early aviator who flew from 1910-1913. Born in St. Petersburg, Studenski studied law and medicine before earning the 292nd license from L'Aero Club de France. He immigrated to the United States in 1911 and exercised his prodigious flying skills as instructor, test pilot and exhibition pilot before retiring from flying to distinguish himself in the fields of economics and government service.

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USNM Curators Annual Report - Department of Birds - Eggs: Annual Reports 1891 - 1896

There are unconfirmed stories about the lengths to which U.S. Army officer and later honorary curator Charles Bendire had gone in his avocation as a soldier-ornithologist. One such story has him collecting birds eggs from a nest while under fire from Apache Indians. Putting aside these tales, his skill as an ornithologist and oologist was highly regarded by professional ornithologists like Robert Ridgway, Chief Curator of the United States National Museum's Division of Birds. Please help us transcribe Bendire's annual reports of the work in the Oology (eggs) section from the years 1891 - 1896.

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