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Agricultural laborers--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Farm Diaries (Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.265
Scope and Contents Twenty-two diaries kept by unidentified farm owner or manager for the years 1923-1944 and 1954. Entries are mostly brief and note daily weather and chores performed on the farm, which employed 6-8 men year round and up to 60 on the orchard during picking season. Most entries give the full names of workers employed each day and broken down by task. The identity of the farm and location have not been positively established at this point: The seller notes that the farm was assumed to...

Henkel Plains Mill Store Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2007.113
Scope and Contents Daybook, 1835-1849, kept by Siram Peter Henkel for Solomon Henkel at Plains Mill Store, Rockingham County, Va. Includes records of purchases,  and records of farm workers, their tasks and their reasons for missing work. Also includes Henkel's  purchases for himself and his family.

Benjamin Pennybacker Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad132
Scope and Contents Kept by a merchant [of Rockingham County, Va. ?]. Mentions laborers at work, Shenandoah River Company stock and the hire of slaves.