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Oscar Schmidt manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1141
Identifier: S1141
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed manuscript, with handwritten edits, entitled "Echoes" by Oscar Schmidt in Spencer, Indiana regarding a story about narrator Dick Wheeler, who along with several friends, visits the estate home of Mrs. Ellen Gilbert in southern Indiana, presumably in New Harmony. The story provides a detailed narrative of the immigration of George Rapp and his followers from Germany to western Pennsylvania in 1803, and their move to Harmony, Indiana in 1814.

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  • Subject: Reminiscing X
  • Names: Rapp, George, 1757-1847 X