William's Texas Beans Recipe
(baked beans, onions, green pepper, red pepper, breakfast sausage, chili powder, worcestershire sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, garlic powder, cayenne)
Party Mint Patties
(butter, powdered sugar, food coloring, food coloring, corn syrup, peppermint extract, sugar)
(carrot, celery, cornflakes, eggs, hamburger bun, onions, black pepper, salt, sugar, vegetable oil)
Pistachio Rice Pudding
(dried apricot, cardamom, heavy cream, lemon zest, milk, pistachios, rice, condensed milk, vanilla extract)
Shown here is an image of Case 2 of the "Under the Shield: The Federal Occupation of the Historic Triangle" Exhibit located in the Marshall Gallery (1st Floor Rotunda) of Swem Library at the College of William & Mary, on display from February 7th 2013 to August 13th 2013
The following is a transcription of the labels in this case:
Edward R. Yoder, Freedman’s Store, Yorktown, Va. to E. J. Ransom, 25 October 1864
Yoder, possibly a Quaker teacher, described a school in Yorktown, Va. for contraband (freed blacks). He mentioned helping to raise a bell into the school house that once belonged to a Yorktown church. This may have been Grace Episcopal Church whose bell was taken to Philadelphia and later returned to the congregation.
Slabtown: the African-American Presence at Yorktown
As soon as Yorktown (which became known as Fort Yorktown) was abandoned by Confederate forces on May 4, 1862 and occupied by Federal troops, slaves began coming into the Union lines. Although...
Co. E, 74th IND. Infantry
Pages 541-542, transcribed by Carolyn Ward from History of Butler County, Kansas by Vol. P. Mooney. Standard Publishing Company, Lawrence, Kan.: 1916. ill.; 894 pgs.
HISTORY OF BUTLER COUNTY
Joshua Shriver, of Towanda, Kans., is a veteran of the Civil war and a Kansas pioneer who has spent over forty-five years of his life in Butler county. He was born at Elkhart, Ind., in 1841, and is a son of Daniel and Lavina (Nuzum) Shriver, both natives of Virginia, who removed to Indiana at an early date. The following children were born to Daniel and Lavina (Nuzum) Shriver: Joshua, the subject of this sketch; William, Elkhart, Ind.; Rufus, Elkhart, Ind.; Frank, Peabody, Kans.; Anne (deceased); Mrs. Matilda Hoover, Peabody, Kans.; Mrs. Phoebe Lambert, Goshen, Ind.; John (deceased), and Noah (deceased).
Joshua Shriver spent his boyhood days in his native State and was educated in the public schools of Elkhart. About the time he reached his majority he enlisted at...
The bust of Marhsall Field, at the Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame was executed by Lewis Iselin. Field (1834-1906) was the Marshall Field and Company, the Chicago-based department stores.
The Hall of Fame, lining the Merchandise Mart Plaza in front of Merchandise Mart, at 222 North Bank Drive, honors eight innovative Americans merchants with heroic four-times life-size bronze busts commissioned in 1953 by Joseph Kennedy. The busts are mounted on tall pillars and line the Chicago River like sentries facing north toward the gold front door of the Mart. The other busts are of Edward A. Filene, the founder of Filene's and a pioneer in establishing credit unions, sculpted by Henry Rox; John R. Wanamaker, considered the father of modern advertising, both sculpted by Lewis Iselin; Julius Rosenwald, part-owner of Sears, Roebuck and Company, and George Huntington Hartford, founder of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P), both sculpted by Charles Umlauf; Robert E. Wood,...