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Subject:  Armstrong, William 
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Funeral of William Armstrong in St. Augustine, Florida 
Images    Black and white photograph of the funeral procession of William Armstrong at the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church in St. Augustine, Florida in 1921. The attendees are standing or sitting (young black men in uniforms) in five rows in a front of the church and motorized hearse is waiting on the...
William Armstrong's Funeral 
Images    Black and white group photograph of the attendees of William Armstrong' funeral standing or sitting in a front of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church in St. Augustine, Florida. The young black men in uniforms sitting in two front rows on the sidewalk are probably from the Tourist Club & Colliers...
Funeral of Wm. Armstrong, 1921 
Images    Black and white photograph of the funeral procession of William Armstrong in St. Augustine, Florida in 1921 with motorized hearse leading the way. Reverse: "funeral 1921"
Portrait of William Armstrong 
Images    A small black and white photograph of William Armstrong, who died in 1921. Reverse: "William Armstrong died 1921"
William Armstrong, Luther Burbank Society 
Texts    A certificate of William Armstrong`s acceptance to the Luther Burbank Society as an Honorary Member. A full list of members is available here: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/broadsides_bdsca10056/
Marriage Certificate, Cassie Durham to William Armstrong 
Texts    The marriage certificate legalizing Cassie Durham's and William Armstrong's marriage, signed by 2 witnesses (John and Eliza Durham) with Mr Sylvester as the Officiating Minister. Full text may not be 100% accurate. From Armstrong family collection.
Sons of Scotland Honourary Membership, William Armstrong 
TextsImages    A certificate granted to William Armstrong proclaiming him an Honourary Member of the Group: Sons of Scotland. Information about the society can be found here: http://sonsofscotland.com/
Extract of Baptism of William Armstrong 
Texts    William Armstrong's Baptismal certificate, signed by the Minister, the father and two witnesses. From Armstrong family collection.
Pan-American Exposition, Silver Medal, William Armstrong 
TextsImages    This certificate awards William Armstrong with a silver medal for "Fruits" at the Pan-American Exposition, year unknown. The two pages of the file are halves of the whole poster. The poster measures 47 x 38cm. The Pan-American Exposition was a mix of an amusement park and a fair where produce and...
"My Dear Wallace" from J. Henderson 
Texts  Jan. 31, 1921  A letter from J. Henderson to his friend Wallace expressing his condolences for Wallace's father [William Armstrong] passing on January 27,1921. From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate.
Letter to W. Armstrong from J. M. Crysler 
Texts    J. M. Crysler's letter to Wallace Armstrong explaining the enclosed letter of condolence towards the death of his father, William Armstrong. 2 pages From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate.
Letter to Wallace Armstrong from Thomas J. Britt 
Texts    A letter from Thomas J. Britt to Wallace Armstrong explaining how his father (William Armstrong) passed away, as Mr. Britt was there when his death occurred. From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not bee 100% accurate.
Letter to Mrs. Walsh from Elizabeth C. Ascher 
Texts  Feb. 19, 1921  A letter to Mrs. Walsh from Elizabeth Ascher of the Niagara Historical Society expressing condolences towards her father's (William Armstrong's) passing on behalf of the whole society. Two pages on stationary with old letterhead of the Niagara Historical Society. From Armstrong family...
Letter to Mrs. Walsh from Janet Carnochan 
Texts    A letter to Mrs. Walsh from Janet Carnochan, dated February 16th, 1921, expressing her sympathies at her father's (William Armstrong's) passing. 3 pages measuring 25.5 x 16 cm. From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate.
Letter from the St. Augustine Board of Trade 
Texts    A typed letter from the St. Augustine Tourist Club to the family of the late William Armstrong expressing their sympathies at his passing. Dated: Jan. 29, 1921. Paper measures 27.5 x 21.5 cm. From Armstrong family collection.
"My Dear Wallace" from T. B. Revett 
Texts    A letter from T. B. Revett to Wallace Armstrong expressing his sympathies at his father's (William Armstrong's) passing. Dated: Jan. 29, 1921. From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text is not 100% correct.
Letter to William Armstrong from Hermann Freundenberg 
Texts    A letter from Hermann Freudenberg to William Armstrong about how he admires Armstrong's peach tree growing methods. Two page letter with envelope. Papers measure: 27.5 x 21.5 From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate.
Letter from the Luther Burbank Society to William Armstrong 
Texts  October 15, 1913  Typed letter from the Luther Burbank Society to William Armstrong informing him that he had been elected an Honorary Member of this organization. With official letterhead & stationery paper of the Luther Burbank Society in Santa Rosa, California. Paper measures 28 x 21.5 cm. From Armstrong...
Letter from M. Dryden to William Armstrong re: Pan-American Exposition, 1902 
Texts  August 15, 1902  A typed letter from M. Dryden, Minister of Agriculture, to William Armstrong notifying Mr. Armstrong that the Sterling Silver Medal he won in the Pan-American Exhibition had been mailed to him. Dryden also congratulated Armstrong on this success. Sent from Toronto on August 15, 1902. Paper...
"On Origin of Soil" by William Armstrong 
Texts    Both the rough and finished copies of William Armstrong's theory on the creation of soil, specifically the role oysters play in the making of sand. 5 handwritten pages, measuring 25.5 x 20 cm. From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate. There are several spelling...
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Queenston Collection

Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.