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 Hairston papers, 1778-1919.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hairston, George, 1822-1866.
Collection number: 4477
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Abstract: George Hairston, tobacco planter of Pittsylvania County, Va.; his wife Anne Elizabeth Hairston George (1834-1925), who, after Hairston’s death, married Forney George; the Hairston’s son Samuel (1865-1933); and George’s first cousin Louisa H. Read more…

Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers records, 1863-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Collection number: 3442
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Abstract: Papers from the Confederate army engineer’s office at Charleston, S.C., including drawings of railroad bridges, accounts for slave and free labor, military messages, and lists of personnel. Read more…

St. Paul’s Parish minutes, 1840-1868.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: St. Paul’s Parish minutes, 1840-1868 [manuscript].
Collection number: 3898z
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Abstract: Minutes of meetings of the board of road commissioners of St. Paul’s Parish in Colleton District near Charleston, S.C., concerning regulations and responsibilities for road maintenance. Included are lists of names of slaves Read more…

Bennehan Cameron papers, 1866-1962.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Cameron, Bennehan, 1854-1925.
Collection number: 3623
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Abstract: Bennehan Cameron, planter, railroad executive, industrialist, and promoter of good roads, of Fairntosh and Stagville plantations, Durham County, N.C., and Raleigh, N.C. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, farm account books, breeding Read more…

Lewis plantation papers, 1857-1916.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Lewis, Ivey Foreman, 1833-1884.
Collection number: 2528
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Abstract: Records of several plantations of the Lewis family of Hale and Marengo counties, Ala., chiefly those of Ivey Foreman Lewis. Plantations mentioned include: Hermitage Place, Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…

David Franklin Thorpe papers, 1854-1944 (bulk 1854-1870).

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Thorpe, David Franklin, 1836-1909.
Collection number: 4262
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Abstract: David Franklin Thorpe was plantation superintendent on Saint Helena Island, 1861-1869, and later Rhode Island businessman and state representative. Correspondence, legal Read more…

Edwin Edmunds account book, 1838-1892.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Edmunds, Edwin.
Collection number: 3138
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Abstract: Scattered plantation memoranda, probably from Prince Edward County, Va., chiefly after 1865 and chiefly relating to accounts for provisions and accounts with laborers, domestic Read more…