Archive for the ‘Labor’ Category

Thomas Crawford Papers, 1842-1844

February 25, 2011 Leave a comment

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 Leave a comment

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…

Cameron family papers, 1757-1978 (bulk 1770-1894).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Cameron family.
Collection number: 133
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Abstract: Cameron family of Orange and Durham counties and Raleigh, N.C. Among antebellum North Carolina’s largest landholders and slave holders, the Camerons also owned substantial plantations in Alabama and Mississippi. Prominent family Read more…

T. Butler King papers, 1763-1868, 2003 (bulk 1835-1868).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: King, T. Butler (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864.
Collection number: 1252
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Abstract: Thomas Butler King of Retreat Plantation, Saint Simons Island, Ga., was a Georgia and United States legislator, collector of the port of San Francisco, and Georgia Read more…

Louisa Furnace account books, 1831-1860

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Louisa Furnace (Montgomery Co., Tenn.).
Collection number: 3560
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Abstract: Louisa Furnace was an ironworks, probably in Montgomery County, Tenn., possibly operated in the 1850s by Gilbert Taylor Abernathy (1820-1888) of Pulaski, Tenn. Abernathy was Read more…

Lewis Thompson papers, 1723-1895.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Thompson, Lewis, 1808-1867.
Collection number: 716
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Abstract: Lewis Thompson was the owner of plantations near Woodville (also called Hotel), Bertie County, N.C., and at Bayou Boeuf, near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Thompson was also a Read more…

Harry St. John Dixon papers, 1855-1904.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Dixon, Harry St. John, 1843-1898.
Collection number: 2375
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Abstract: Native of Mississippi, Confederate officer, and California lawyer. Personal correspondence and diaries of Dixon, consisting chiefly of correspondence between Dixon and his parents while he was a student at the University of Virginia, Read more…

Myron Howard Ross papers, 1944-1950.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Ross, Myron Howard, 1918-1987, collector.
Collection number: 4079
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Abstract: Myron Howard Ross of Chapel Hill, N.C., was a United Mine Workers leader. Papers collected by Ross relating to two predominantly black labor unions in Winston-Salem, N.C.: Local 22 of the Tobacco Workers Union, an Read more…

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…

Iron Station (N.C.) papers, 1852-1878.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Iron Station (N.C.).
Collection number: 4073
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Abstract: Sales correspondence, bills, and receipts, 1863-1865, of High Shoals Manufacturing Company; business letters, 1866-1878, received by Lawrence S. Camp, including letters from his brother in Centre, Ala., describing farm Read more…