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Present too is information on his association with such projects as an excursion of American millers to London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam (1891); shipment of flour to Russia during a wheat famine (1891-1893); his work with Herbert C. Hoover in shipping flour to Belgium during World War I (1914-1915); and his speeches in England on the American war effort (1918).
Included also are data on construction of the Trans-Siberian Railroad (1894); Bates Label Company (Minneapolis), in which Edgar was a stockholder (1904-1907); reasons for the omission of the sixth verse from Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" (1921-1922); economic conditions in Germany (1922-1923); Marjorie Edgar's experiences in Great Britain while studying the Girl Guide program (1920); her work in collecting Finnish folk songs; and family history. The papers also contain many autograph items from American and European notables.
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- Dorey family.
- Edgar, Anne Robinson, -- approximately 1860-1949.
- Edgar family.
- Howe, Julia Ward, -- 1819-1910.
- Riley, James Whitcomb, -- 1849-1916.
- Sill family.
- Bates Label Company (Minneapolis, Minn.)
- Gardner Mill (Hastings, Minn.)
- Girl Guides Association.
- Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
- Washburn-Crosby Co.
- Northwestern miller.
- Business enterprises -- Minnesota.
- Famines -- Russia.
- Finnish Americans -- Minnesota.
- Flour industry -- Great Britain.
- Flour industry -- Minnesota.
- Folk songs, Finnish.
- Journalism -- Minnesota.
- Music -- Minnesota.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Belgium.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply -- Belgium.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations.
- Balkan Peninsula -- History -- War of 1912-1913.
- Belgium -- History -- German Occupation, 1914-1918.
- England -- Description and travel.
- Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920.
- Minneapolis (Minn.)
- Minnesota -- Newspapers.
- Russia -- Description and travel.