Farmers -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Cooper Brothers Merchants and Planters business records
Summary Unbound records, ca. 1882-1964 (unarranged) include correspondence, receipts, and invoices for groceries, clothing, and hardware for this general store in Williamsburg County, S.C.Bound volumes, ca. 1882-1966, include daybooks; account books; and ledgers documenting operations of the store and the cotton gin during the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries during financial panics, the arrival of the boll weevil, the Great Depression, the first and second World Wars, and other...
Dates: 1880 - 1970
Allard Henry Gasque Papers
Allard H. Gasque represented the 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1923-1938. This collection is comprised chiefly of constituent correspondence which reveals a great deal about life in South Carolina during the Depression, particularly in regard to the politics of the time. Gasque also served as Superintendent of Education, Florence County, 1902-1923, and on the Democratic State Executive Committee, 1912-1920.
Dates: 1920 - 1938
John Gary Evans papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 7.5 linear feet of materials (plus two oversized folders) that primarily document the legal and political career of John Gary Evans (JGE). In date, the collection ranges from approximately 1793 to 1940, with the bulk of the papers ranging from 1880 to 1934. The collection is composed primarily of correspondence but also includes a photograph album, newspaper clippings, essays, and materials pertaining to Evans' participation in the Spanish-American...
Dates: 1793 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1934
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / John Gary Evans papers
Robert Richardson Coker papers
Summary Chiefly business and personal correspondence relating to Coker and the management of Coker's Pedigreed Seed Company and other family businesses including Coker's Experimental Farms, J. L. Coker & Company, Sonoco Products Company, and Hartsville Oil Mill.Coker was actively involved in the National Cotton Council; through this organization he worked tirelessly to find a way to eradicate the destructive boll weevil. His knowledge and expertise also led him to assume important...