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Hides and skins industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J.E. Rhoads & Sons, Inc. records

Accession: 0290

The leather manufacturing firm of J.E. Rhoads & Sons grew out of an eighteenth-century tanning operation on the Rhoads family homestead in Marple, Chester County (now Delaware County), Pa. Records cover the entire history of the firm from the 1720s through the 1960s. There is also substantial information on trade organizations in the leather industry and on members of the Rhoads family.

Dates: 1699-1969

Theophilus Miles Smith ledger

Accession: 2039

Theophilus Miles Smith (1757-1850) was a Connecticut shoemaker and leather worker. The ledger is a record of Smith's careers as a shoemaker and leatherworker and other business endeavors selling deer skin, calf skin, pig skin, veal, packaged pork, working the docks, slaughtering hogs, and packaging hay.

Dates: 1777-1818