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Work boats

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Guide-boats; Barges; Buyboats; Canal-boats; Dredges; Ferries; Fireboats; Fishing boats; Flatboats; Floating cranes; Inland waterway vessels; Moliceiros; Offshore support vessels; Pilot boats; Pointer boats; Rabelos; Saveiros; Search and rescue boats; Towboats; Tugboats; York boats.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

P.A. Karthaus & Co. receipt book

Accession: 2670

Peter Arnold Karthaus (1765-1840) established a mercantile business in Baltimore trading with Germany, Holland, France, and the Caribbean. The receipt book was kept by a member of P.A. Karthaus & Company at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and mostly deals with payments to individuals, pilots, and other laborers, engaged in Karthaus's arking business, typically wages, meals, boarding costs, and transportation back upstream.

Dates: 1827-1832

Warner Company photographs

Accession: 2008-206

The Warner Company produced lime, sand, and gravel, as well as products derived from those raw materials, such as hydrated lime for agricultural, chemical, construction, and domestic use, plaster, masonry, cement, and concrete. This collection consists of photographs, negatives, advertisements, lantern slides, 35mm slides, and albums from the Warner Company from about 1900 through 1970; the bulk of the material dates to about 1925 to 1955.

Dates: 1795-1998; Majority of material found within 1910-1970