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1 Title:   Donald Harries letters to May Dearing Nicholson  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harries, Donald Dunbar, Jr.  
  Dates:   1944-1947  
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs and portraits, writings, and artifacts. In his letters to May Nicholson (nicknamed Midget), Donald Harries (nicknamed Rabbit) describes his pilot training as he progessses from learning to start a plane, take off, land, and finally fly cross country. The only letter from May is in 1946 when Donald writes that he is engaged to Sally in Duluth. There are photographs of May, portraits of May and her brother Homer as children, and one photograph presumably of Donald. The writings are notes on index cards about a thwarted love story between a girl and a pre-flight student. The story is apparently written hy May, but the author is listed as Dearing Mays. Artifacts are a Navy pin and bracelet inside a wooden box from Kamp Kahlert in Maryland, where May was a summer counselor.
  Identifier:   ms3919  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Guinn family papers and photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Guinn, Austin Edgar, 1888-1945  
  Dates:   1869-1959  
This collection contains photographs and documents regarding Austin E. Guinn's activities as a US Navy steward and photographer from 1909-1922, and as an egg farmer in Butler, Georgia from 1923 until his death in 1945. Included are photographs of events in the Mexican War, Navy ships in ports in the Caribbean and in World War I Atlantic convoys, Washington DC monuments seen from the air, photographs of Woodrow Wilson, General Pershing and Marshall Foch, aerial photos of the Billy Mitchell ship bombing tests, Glenn Curtiss' first seaplane, as well as various other airships in development by the Navy. There are also many pictures depicting life on the Peach Valley Egg Farm, including legal documents and genealogical information about the Guinn family and the egg farm.
  Identifier:   ms4029  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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