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J I Case Pioneer Engineers and Their Patents By Harold A Ralston
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This second edition contains the patents of inventors employed by J I Case in Racine, Wisconsin during the early years. The first edition was privately printed and copies were given to a number of... More > family members. A copy was also given to the Racine Heritage Museum with consent for printing and selling if desired. It contained about 90 patents. Often, since completing the first edition, I have been thinking there is a need to expand it to include Jesse Walrath of J I Case Threshing Machine Co. and engineers of the J I Case Plow Works Co. With these additions, there are about 170 patents listed, 1871 - 1941.< Less
1916 – 1918 Letters to Kenneth McAffee Ralston By Harold A Ralston
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A packet of letters sent to son on the farm from family during World War 1. Especially touching to learn about his mother’s life during a war when her oldest son was away in the trenches of... More > France. And then learn about her son’s hospital stay as a result of a gas attack by the enemy. At the same time, her mother, was stricken to bed and slowly dying. During this time the influenza epidemic was affecting family and friends. Often her husband was away all week in the Northwood’s of Wisconsin working as a railway surveyor. Yet, there is no word of discouragement or complaint by her.< Less
Emerson Manufacturing Co. A Family Connection By Harold A Ralston
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This book contains some historical information about the reaper industry in Rockford, Illinois during the second half of the nineteenth century. It contains some biographical information about the... More > innovators and industrialists involved. Several pictures of their patents, 1851-1869, are included. This is the result of some family history research I was doing when I discovered that my grandfather, Louis Andrew Belden, had been employed in Rockford, Illinois at the firm of Emerson Manufacturing Co. in 1905. In 1903-1905, his father in law, Great-Grandpa William J Goff, was also employed there. This firm later became Emerson-Brantingham Co and was purchased in 1928 by J I Case Co. I was employed in Rockford at the product engineering office of the J I Case factory beginning in 1952 and continued at that location until it was closed down in 1970. I remained in the Case Co employment at Bettendorf, IA until 1975 and then in Racine, WI until my retirement in 1989.< Less
Emerson Manufacturing, the Abraham Lincoln connection By Harold A Ralston
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Abraham Lincoln was practicing law in Springfield, Illinois when asked to help in the defense of a reaper patent suit brought by Cyrus Hall McCormick of Chicago. The biography of Ralph Emerson in... More > this book has information about the involvement of Mr Lincoln in defense of the patent suit and contains other details of the many ventures of Ralph. Ralph Emerson was an industrial owner and manager in the Rockford Illinois Water Power area located at the dam on Rock River. From the 1850’s until his death in 1914, he was involved in the manufacture of reapers and other farm equipment as well as knitting machines.< Less
Family Photograph Albums 1855-1910 By Harold A Ralston
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Our family has three vintage photograph albums passed down from grandparents that lived in the Burlington and Rochester area located at the west end of Racine County, Wisconsin. Most of the... More > photographs are sepia colored paper mounted on card backing. A few are tintype metal images mounted in paper enclosures. Copies of these photos are shown in this book Our grandparents were Clara L Goff Belden and Louis A Belden. Her parents were Wm J Goff and Emma J Ball; his were Allen H Belden and Ella A Robertson. Relatives and friends are the primary photographic subjects. Photograph are from studios located in; Beaver Dam, Burlington, Hartford, Madison, Racine, Portage, Rochester, Milwaukee and Whitewater, WI. Others are in Shelburne Falls MA, Madison SD, and Albert Lea MN. Among the studios named are; Anderson, Billings, Clench, Cook-Ely, Hatch, Kellogg, Kesler, Marquis, Palmer, Patch, Riel, Sunderland, Taylor, Thomas, Wagner and Wilkins.< Less
Wisconsin Ancestry of Evelyn Belden Ralston By Harold A Ralston
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This second edition contains all the pictures of the first edition with added information for our Wisconsin ancestors plus a short biography written by Evelyn telling of her early life. Also added... More > are letters written by Louis Belden during military service in 1898. The 2013 first edition was published to provide a record of the collection of Belden family pictures and studio portraits with identification where possible. The collection belonged to Mom and eventually ended in my hands. Evelyn was born in Wisconsin where her ancestors had been early settlers of Racine County. However she spent practically all her life near Roscoe, in Winnebago Co., Illinois,< Less
Wisconsin Ancestry of Evelyn Belden Ralston By Harold A Ralston
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This black and white version of the second edition contains all the contents as the color version. It has the added information for our Wisconsin ancestors plus a short biography written by Evelyn... More > telling of her early life. Included are letters written by Grandfather Louis Andrew Belden during military service in the War of 1898. The 2013 first edition was published to provide a record of the collection of Belden family pictures and studio portraits with identification where possible. The collection belonged to Mom and eventually ended in my hands. Evelyn was born in Wisconsin where her ancestors had been early settlers of Racine County, however she spent practically all her life near Roscoe, in Winnebago Co., Illinois.< Less
Roscoe, Illinois Area Inventors 1867- 1910 By Harold A Ralston
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This book contains copies of patent documents issued to people of Winnebago County living outside the city of Rockford in the years 1867–1910. In those cases where I was able to find... More > information about the inventors, it has been included.< Less

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