A note card sent by William Hayes expressing his appreciation to his friends for their sympathy in the loss of his wife, Charlotte Prentiss Hayes. Charlotte was instrumental in the creation and expansion of the Winona Free Public Library. Hayes would go on to donate to the library the "Light of Learning" Kenyon Cox mural painting in memory of his wife.
Board of Directors, Winona Library Association, Winona, Minnesota
A hand-written note stating that Miss Jennie (Jeannette) Clarke has been unanimously elected to serve as librarian of the Winona Library Association. Clarke succeeds Mrs. A. G. Fockens, and will serve in this capacity at the Winona Public Library for 50 years, resigning in 1935.