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…

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…

Hargrave family papers, 1790-1918.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hargrave family.
Collection number: 4865
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Abstract: Hargrave family of Lexington, N.C. Hargrave family materials include letters, 1839-1918, some from family friends, one of whom moved to Texas; another who had witnessed Zachary Taylor’s 1850 funeral in Washington, D.C., Read more…

Delta Health Center records, 1956-1992.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Delta Health Center (Bolivar Co., Miss.).
Collection number: 4613
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Abstract: The Delta Health Center was established in the mid-1960s, in the rural, all-African American town of Mound Bayou, Bolivar County, Miss., and served Bolivar, Coahoma, Sunflower, and Washington counties, where poverty was widespread. The Read more…

Henry E. Simmons letters, 1854-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Simmons, Henry E., fl. 1862-1865.
Collection number: 3115-z
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Abstract: Soldier and educator of Providence, R.I. Chiefly letters to his wife from Henry E. Simmons while he was serving as a sergeant in the 11th Rhode Island regiment, U.S. Army, chiefly Read more…

Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Wilson and Hairston family papers, 1751-1928.
Collection number: 4134
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Abstract: Members of the Wilson and Hairston families were planters and merchants of Henry and Pittsylvania counties, Va., and Davie, Rockingham, and Stokes counties, N.C. Peter Hairston (1752-1832), of Pittsylvania, later Read more…

Farish Carter papers, 1794-1868 (bulk 1830-1860).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Carter, Farish, 1780-1861.
Collection number: 2230
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Abstract: Farish Carter was a planter, land speculator, and entrepreneur of Scottsborough Plantation, near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., and owner of a plantation at Coosawattee, Read more…

James Keen Munnerlyn letters, 1860-1867.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Munnerlyn, James Keen, 1840-1922.
Collection number: 2790-z
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Abstract: James Keen Munnerlyn was a native of Georgetown, S.C., who during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. He first served in the Palmetto Guard, Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Civil War, Labor

John S. Henderson papers, 1755-1945, 1962.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Henderson, John S. (John Steele), 1846-1916.
Collection number: 327
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Abstract: John Steele Henderson, member of the North Carolina General Assembly, United States congressman, lawyer, and a founder of rural free delivery of the mail, was born 6 January Read more…