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Salt lantern : traces of an American family

Author: William Towner Morgan
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1997.
Series: American land and life series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a child growing up in Pipestone, Minnesota, in the 1930s, William Morgan marveled over his great-grandmother's salt-filled chimney lantern. Full of sea salt and mementos and drawings that commemorated her British home and her journey to America in 1855, this Victorian artifact became the inspiration both for Morgan's pilgrimage to find the original salt lantern and, after many journeys both external and internal,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morgan, William Towner.
Salt lantern.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1997
(DLC) 97017333
(OCoLC)36969674
Named Person: William Towner Morgan; Holliday family.; Brown family.; Morgan family.; Stanard family.; Brown family.; Holliday family.; Morgan family.; William Towner Morgan; Stanard family.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Towner Morgan
ISBN: 1587291592 9781587291593
OCLC Number: 44964192
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 173 pages) : illustrations maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Spaces and Places of My Childhood --
My Journey to Field Head, England --
My Journey to Ecclefechan, Scotland --
The Hallidays' Journey to America --
My Journey to Checkerberry Village, Vermont --
The Wisconsin Experience and the Landscape of War --
The Stannards of Taylors Falls, Minnesota --
The Hallidays, Hollidays and Browns of Goodhue County, Minnesota --
The Browns of Pipestone County, Minnesota --
North Dakota Pioneers: The Hallidays, Hollidays, and Stramblads --
My Journey to Glencolumbkille, Ireland --
My Father's Story --
Conclusion and Family Album --
Appendix 1. "Weighed in the Balance" --
Appendix 2. The Architecture of a Craftsman Bungalow --
Appendix 3. Gen. George J. Stannard, Frogotten Hero of the Civil War --
Appendix 4. "Fifteen Months on a North Dakota Claim."
Series Title: American land and life series.
Responsibility: William Towner Morgan.

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As a child growing up in Pipestone, Minnesota, in the 1930s, William Morgan marveled over his great-grandmother's salt-filled chimney lantern. Full of sea salt and mementos and drawings that commemorated her British home and her journey to America in 1855, this Victorian artifact became the inspiration both for Morgan's pilgrimage to find the original salt lantern and, after many journeys both external and internal, for this multifaceted family history.

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