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Abstract Collection includes correspondence, financial records, membership rolls, and publications generated at the national, state (Department of Nevada), and local levels from the men's organization, the women's auxiliary, and "La societe des 40 hommes et 8 chevaux" (the "40 & 8", veterans of WWI horse units). Created by the American Legion between 1919-1960.
Overview Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...