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Accession #MC2008/66
TopicMount Morris College: Frantz, David, Postcard,
TitleDavid Frantz's Mt. Morris College Postcard
LocationMt. Morris Cabinet (IIS)
CitationDavid Frantz's Mt. Morris College Postcard, MC2008/66, Archives and Brethren Historical Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceThe postcard was donated by Evelyn Frantz on 28 May 2008.
Scope and Content1. One postcard and typed description.
Date of Accession11 June 2008
Bio History NoteThis is a postcard snapshot of David Frantz and two others in their room at Mt. Morris College, Illinois.  It was donated by Evelyn Frantz on 28 May 2008. 
David's daughter, Hazel Frantz Turner wrote this about the postcard:

David Frantz, Holmesville, NE. 

In 1911 and 1912 David and his sister, Ida, went to Mt. Morris, Illinois, to attend the academy there.  However, on Jan. 15, 1912, "Old Sandstone," the main building, burned down.  This must have been the dorrmatory also, as it was said that David lost all his clothes and other belongings in the fire.
Archivist Note

Description prepared 12 June 2008 by Jeanine M. Wine and last updated 12 June 2008 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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