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…

John Edwin Fripp papers, 1817-1944 (bulk 1817-1924).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Fripp, John Edwin, 1831-1906.
Collection number: 869
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Abstract: John Edwin Fripp was a cotton planter of St. Helena Island and Chechessee Bluff, Beaufort County, S.C. The collection includes manuscript volumes and papers relating chiefly to the cotton plantations and family life of John Read more…

A.E. Rankin & Company account books, 1833-1888 (bulk 1880s).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: A.E. Rankin & Company.
Collection number: 3168
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Abstract: Ledgers and daybooks of a large Fayetteville, N.C., mercantile firm, Read more…

George W. Mordecai papers, 1767-1916 (bulk 1840-1870).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Mordecai, George W., 1801-1871.
Collection number: 522
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Abstract: George W. Mordecai was a lawyer, bank president, railroad president, businessman, and Episcopal layman, of Raleigh, N.C. He was the son of Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838), a leader of Read more…

Kean and Prescott family papers, 1779-1881.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Kean and Prescott family.
Collection number: 2851
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Abstract: Scattered personal correspondence of the Hill and Kean families of Caroline County, Va., and the Prescott and Moore families of Louisiana. Topics include the War of 1812, economic conditions in the 1840s, and planting in Read more…

H. L. Bedford account book, 1866-1871.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Bedford, H. L., fl. 1866-1871.
Collection number: 3311-z
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Abstract: Ledger, 1868, consisting of records of Bedford’s work as administrator of the estate of B. W. Bedford, Jr., Panola County, Miss., including accounts for provisions advanced to farm laborers, and a summary of transactions, 1866-1868 and Read more…

Branch family papers, 1788-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Branch family.
Collection number: 2718
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Abstract: Prominent members of the Branch family included John Branch (1782-1863), governor of North Carolina, U.S. representative and senator, secretary of the Navy, governor of the Florida Territory, and a planter in North Carolina and Read more…

Field studies in the modern culture of the South records, 1945-1957.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina.
Collection number: 4214
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Abstract: Field notes and related items produced between 1945 and 1957 by researchers in a project sponsored by the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina. The notes were made during Read more…

Slack family papers, 1805-1891 (bulk 1830s-1891).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Slack family.
Collection number: 3598
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Abstract: Slack family of Iberville Parish, La., included Eliphalet Slack (1778-1843), who moved to Louisiana from Weston, Mass., in 1829-1830, and Henry Richmond Slack (1835-1890), member Read more…