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Wooster Digital History Project

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The relocation of the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station, later renamed the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Station, from Columbus, OH to Wooster, OH.

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Howard Irish, Annie’s brother, described her life including her studies at Johns Hopkins University. Their father, O.H. Irish, served as Consul General in Saxony, which is where she studied German and French Literature. She eventually worked as a…

Andrew Carnegie wrote personally to President Holden once he was informed that the University met his requirements. He pledged to follow through by paying $100,000 and said his cashier would send the check.

In the letter, President Holden thanked people for donations and informed them that they had helped meet the conditions set forth by Andrew Carnegie, which allowed the University to receive $100,000.

In the letter, President Holden is soliciting donations from the University community and town to rebuild, while also alluding to an anonymous donor who was eventually revealed.

In this rare letter from D.L. Freedlander, he celebrates the continued prosperity of the store and cites his decision to establish fixed prices as a reason for its success.
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