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Agricultural laborers--New York (State)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ivan M. Baxter Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00838
Scope and Contents Diary, 1914 of Ivan M. Baxter (b. 1896) of Smithville, Chenango County, New York. He appears to live on a farm where his family raises cattle and farms wheat and corn. Baxter, who was 17 at the time he wrote in this diary, describes daily work (e.g. helping with cattle, splitting wood, farming), weather and leisure activities such as church, dating, sleigh riding, cattle drives, automobile racing and dances. His daily income is recorded in the back of the diary.

Diary (New York)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00755
Scope and Contents Diary, 1867, of an unknown teenager in New York. Includes information on his personal life, work on a farm, lectures that he attends, and a traveling exhibition show that he joins, led by Captain G. Williams.

Horace Shepardson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00756
Scope and Contents Diary, 1866, of Horace Shepardson of Bainbridge, New York. At the front of the volume is an 8 page printed account entitled "Memorable Events in the Secession Rebellion together with Fluctuations in the Price of Gold," which gives a timeline of events during the Civil War. There is also entries which detail Horace Shepardson's life, including his travels throughout the state, his work on farms, and singing school, among others.

Mary Slawson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00712
Scope and Contents Diary, 1907, of Mary Slawson of Boonville, New York. Slawson seems to have worked in some sort of cheese processing facility or diary farm, as she mentions that she works with cheese. She also mentions that she has to leave her son, Willie, with other family members during the day while she and her husband, Frank, work and how she is lonely without him. The diary also concerns her daily activities, people with whom she meets, and the weather. The following excerpts were provided by...