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Agricultural laborers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Agri-Women records

 Collection
Identifier: 00155
Scope and Contents The American Agri-Women records are organized into nine series. While the entire collection is well worth perusing for those interested in the farming conditions and problems in the 1970s, some records are of particular importance. The file "American Agriculture Movement" (box 5, folder 11) contains information regarding a similar organization in Canada. "O.S.H.A. Testimonies" (box 4, folder 39) includes testimonies on pesticides and workers' safety. "New York Miscellaneous" (box 2, folder...
Dates: 1972-1999, 2010-2014

Waterous family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00327
Scope and Contents The collection contains letter fragments, receipts, handbills, copies of a hand-written newspapers, and business and household accounts of John, Edward, and Purden Waterous, who moved from Avon, New York, to the Grand Blanc area of Michigan (circa 1830).Three ledgers - "cider books" - record the business transactions of Edward Waterous' New York distillery. Dated from 1807-1829, the ledgers note customers' names, grain and whiskey prices, and some grocery prices. A whiskey tax...
Dates: 1800 - 1910