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1861-1863, 1907-1945 (Bulk 1907-1945)

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The Miscellaneous Journals and Manuscripts Collection contains two business journals that document the F. Kuchenbeiser's Works, a San Jose foundry company, a Portuguese Fraternal Benefit Society, a newspaper clippings journal documenting World War I as well as miscellaneous manuscripts related to the Civil War, and the sheet music for a popular World War II song titled, " Send a Great Big Salami to your Boy Friend in the Army," published in 1943. The materials are arranged into a two series: Series I: Miscellaneous Journals (1907-1945) and Series II: Miscellaneous Manuscripts (1861-1943).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Fraternal benefit socieites
German Americans--California--History.
Ledgers (Accounting)
Portuguese Americans
San Jose (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Miscellanea.
World War, 1914-1918--Newspapers.
World War, 1939-1945--Songs and music, American.

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