Cotton textile industry.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Elected to Congress in 1974, Butler Carson Derrick represented South Carolina's Third District from 1975 to 1995 and rose to serve as Chief Deputy Majority Whip before retiring from office. At the time of his retirement, Derrick was considered one of the ten most influential members of Congress. Seen by his party and others in Congress as a bridge between liberals and conservatives, Derrick was elected in 1986 to serve as a regional representative to the Democratic Steering and Policy...
Dates: 1968 - 2014
Collection Description 7 linear ft. of papers, 1917 to 1953, chiefly date from 1947 to 1953 and document Bryson‟s congressional service. The records are divided into four series: Public, Personal, Clippings and Photographs.Public Papers: Public Papers relate to Bryson‟s congressional service and are divided into Legislative Files, Invitations, Press Releases, Speeches, and Voting Record.Legislative files, 1930 to 1953 (mostly 1948 to 1953), include bills introduced by Bryson, related...
Dates: 1917 - 1953
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Specimen order forms and correspondence files, with letters, catalogs, circulars, inventories, and miscellaneous business records; also includes 1943 employees' tax ledger and other materials documenting the impact of World War II on retail businesses and other commercial enterprises.
Dates: 1942 - 1967
Summary Correspondence, letter books, and business records re cotton trade, textile mills, and other aspects of life in S.C. during Reconstruction and the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Letters, 1866-1996 and undated; bills and receipts, 1845-1919; legal papers, lien and rent contracts, 1874-1928 and undated [on site - legal-size document box]; and records of various cotton textile mills, 1880-1949 and 1960-1966. Topics addressed include cultivation and sales of cotton; African Americans...