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Agricultural laborers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interviews on cultivated mushroom industry

 Collection
Accession: 2018-219
Abstract:

Over half the mushrooms in the United States are grown in and around the town of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, which proudly calls itself the mushroom capital of the world. This oral history collection brings together interviews with individuals whose experiences capture the many different kinds of work and knowledge involved in mushroom cultivation, harvesting, packing, distribution, and marketing, and how those processes have changed over time.

Dates: 2018-2019

William Hitchcock account book

 Collection
Accession: 1975
Abstract:

The account book, internal evidence suggests, belonged to William Hitchcock (fl. 1800-1825) and was used to record his earnings and activities as a laborer in the Connecticut Valley between New Haven, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1800-1825