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Amos Koontz Papers I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 K83
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of certificates presented to Amos R. Koontz, M.D., by the army, together with his medals in a frame, and membership certificates in organizations. Included is a competition for designs for National Military Dress (1809); and shoemaker’s account books of Harden Keyser (1849-1861), one of which Mattie Keyser used as a scrapbook at a later period and in which she wrote autograph poems; a souvenir booklet of the Panama Pacific Exposition (1915); and genealogical...

Shoemakers Union Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.106
Scope and Contents

Account books for the Shoemakers Union,  local 357,  from Bridgewater, Massachusetts.  One book has label, "Boot and Shoe Work Union, Local 357, Recorder Book.  Books include list of members, applications for membership, dues , fines, death benefits, strikes and more.

August 18, 1916:  "Eva Valarde charged with strikebreaking at...was charged $25 initiation fee, to be suspended during good behavior."

4 books.

Silas Howe Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00952
Scope and Contents Journal of Silas Howe of Marlboro, Massachusetts, listing accounts and transactions for both the sale of shoe making products (gum, buffers, sole leather, awls, thread, heels, pegs, lasts, etc.) and services rendered (trimming, making edges, lasting, whipping, pegging, buffing, heeling, etc.).Silas Howe was both a cobbler himself, and also operated a putting-out system by supplying material to other cobblers or workmen. Included are the names of customers of Howe's services as...