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[Letter from Basil L. Walters to T. N. Carswell - December 9, 1941]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Parramore Post No. 57, American Legion, Abilene, Texas, from Basil L. Walters, Vice-President and Executive Editor, Minneapolis Star Journal and Tribune, dated December 9, 1941. Walters advises Carswell that the song lyrics of "Ballad for Americans", written by a WPA worker, is what expresses his definition of Americanism writing that the chorus asks: "And who are you?" The voice answers back: "I am America." "Our country's strong, Our country's young. And it's greatest songs are yet unsung ― Our marching song will come again."
Date: December 9, 1941
Creator: Walters, Basil L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Falls of Minnehaha]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a waterfall with a fenced in lookout in the bottom left foreground. A wooded area borders either side of the river upstream. Printed text above and below the illustration reads, "Where The Falls of Minnehaha Flash And Gleam Among The Oak Trees, Laugh And Leap Into The Valley." The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Haynes, Frank Jay
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

St. Paul, Minneapolis and Environs

Description: Atlas map of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, with insets of the business districts of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The map includes major buildings, roads, streets, bodies of water, cemeteries, schools, and parks. The back of the map lists points of interest, including streets, for both St. Paul and Minneapolis. Scale [ca. 1:316,800] (1/4 of a mile to 1 1/4 inches).
Date: 1907
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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