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News and Highlights: From the Vault (October 2005)

Murder in the Archives...

Happy Halloween!

You never know what kind of intrigue you can uncover in the boxes of the archives.


Telegram from Herbert C. Hendrix of Pennsylvania to his aunt Mary in Baltimore, informing her of their relatives on their farm in September, 1912. From the Virginia Harrold Collection.

Hendrix Letter

Follow-up letter written by Herbert C. Hendrix to his aunt, regarding the murders of Emma, Hester Ann, and John Wesley Hendrix in Pennsylvania at the hands of a disgruntled employee on their farm.

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