Archive for the ‘Labor’ Category

Thomas Crawford Papers, 1842-1844

February 25, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Crawford, Thomas, b. 1817.
Collection number: 5473-z
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Abstract: Thomas Crawford, who was owned by Thomas Mosley of Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Ky., was sold as a slave by Mosley to James Crawford, also of Read more…

Garber Family Letters, 1901-1936

February 23, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Garber family.
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Abstract: Members of the Garber family lived in Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. J.S. Garber worked on a labor gang and for the United States Corps of Engineers at Read more…

Edward Ward Carmack papers, 1850-1942.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908.
Collection number: 1414
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Abstract: Editor of Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., newspapers, prohibitionist, U.S. representative, 1897-1901, and senator, 1901-1907. Papers, chiefly from 1890, of Edward Ward Carmack, the bulk pertaining to elections: 1896 and 1898 when Carmack Read more…

Kemp Plummer Lewis papers, 1908-1946.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Lewis, Kemp Plummer, 1880-1952.
Collection number: 3819
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Abstract: A lifelong textile executive with Erwin Mills in Durham, N.C., Kemp Plummer Lewis was the son of Richard Henry Lewis and Cornelia Viola Battle. He attended the Read more…

Hawkins family papers, 1740-1898.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hawkins family.
Collection number: 322
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Abstract: The Hawkins family, primarily of Warren and Franklin counties, N.C., included Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1818), who served with Washington in the American Revolution, was in Read more…

Manuel J. Thouston letter, 1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Thouston, Manuel J., fl. 1865.
Collection number: 719
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Abstract: Letter from Isabella C. Sourtan, a former slave, of Liberty, Va., asking permission to return Read more…

Henry Alderson Ellison papers, 1848-1882.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Ellison, Henry Alderson, d. 1862.
Collection number: 1432-z
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Abstract: The collection includes slave records and other papers relating to Henry Alderson Ellison, planter of Baldwin County, Ala., and his family, including a notebook (16 p.), containing Read more…

Andrew McCollam papers, 1792-1935 (bulk 1852-1891).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: McCollam, Andrew, fl. 1836-1872.
Collection number: 449
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Abstract: Andrew McCollam was a sugar planter, deputy surveyor, and member of the Louisiana Secession Convention of 1861. He married Ellen Elleonori and lived first in Donaldsonville, La., Read more…

Johnston and McFaddin family papers, 1839-1890.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Johnston and McFaddin family.
Collection number: 2489-z
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Abstract: Members of the Johnston and McFaddin families lived in Alabama. Most items refer to Thomas M. Johnson, cotton planter of Greensboro, Ala., with land in Greene, Hale, and Marengo counties, Ala., and Noxubee, Winston, and Read more…

George Washington Allen papers, 1832-1932.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Allen, George Washington, fl. 1832-1874.
Collection number: 2711
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Abstract: Planter of Pelika and Lafayette, Ala.. Also represented are his brother, Alexander A. Allen (fl. 1832-1870), planter and lawyer of Bainbridge and Lexington, Ga.; Alexander’s son, Read more…