- US ARC River Falls Mss EU
Papers of William Banks, a physician in Hudson and later Baldwin, Wisconsin, in the early twentieth century, consisting primarily of letters from his mother and father in Windsor, Minnesota, and his brother, John Frazer in Milwaukee. The bulk of the letters document routine matters such as house cleaning and the weather. Subjects documented include hunting deer with his brother, the illness of his uncle in 1907 and the treatment he received from Dr. John Colvin in Minneapolis, and requests from his family to treat friends and relatives. Also included are two certificates of merit (1945) issued to Banks by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Washington Governor Monrad C. Wallgren in appreciation of his services given without compensation to the Selective Service System of the United States government during World War II.