Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents These seven photographs were included in Mr. Bladen's exhibition, "Southern Maryland Portraits," at the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Riverdale, Maryland, 2000. The prints are silver gelatin, received unmounted, all on 11" x 14" double-weight photographic paper.
Scope and Content Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book, 1923-1925. The contract book contains the names of farmers in Chesterfield County, Va., who signed contracts to market their tobacco cooperatively through the association. The contracts contain the farmer's address (name of community), the date of the contract, the number of pounds and type of tobacco (dark or bright) pledged, and the amount of acreage in production. Index included. The book also contains a printed agreement with the Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, 1924, outline terms of marketing agreements with farmers; and three signed affidavit of M.O. Wilson, Secretary of the Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, 1924.
Scope and Content Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Contract Book, 1921-1924. The contract book contains the names of farmers who signed contracts, their address (name of community), the date of the contract, the number of pounds and type of tobacco (dark or bright) they pledged to produce in a given year, and the amount of acreage they planned to use to produce it. Index included. The book also contains the printed terms of marketing agreement made between tobacco growers and the Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association, recorded at the county court 1924 Jul. 1.
A letter sent to tobacco farmers who wished to enter hogsheads of tobacco into an exhibition to be held on 16 May 1860 at the Pickett Warehouse of Louisville. The letter states all of the rules and lists each category with the people who will be the judges
Typescript draft of a study and history of the Tri-State Tobacco Growers Association, written by S. D. Frissell and B. D. Tillett, including general background history of tobacco and agricultural cooperative efforts, together with research data on tobacco farming statistics.
The collection consists of approximately 3,000 images taken by photographer David Spear between 1974 and 2013 relating to three books he published within that period. The images depict scenes of the Neugent Family of Madison, N.C., for the book The Neugents: "Close to Home" (1993), which portrays the Neugent's rural lifestyle as multi-generational tobacco farmers. The collection also includes images taken in Mexico for Visible spirits : no es nada como parece = nothing is ever as it seems (2006) and Havana, Cuba for Ten Days in Havana (2014)
University of Virginia - Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Scope and Content This collection consists of the political papers of Mitchell Van Yahres, a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1981 to 2006. The collection consists of ca. 4,000 items (8 linear feet, 19 Hollinger boxes, including 2 cubic boxes) from (1975) 1993-2006. The bulk of the collection contains topical files including campaigns, issues concerning the city of Charlottesville; commissions and conventions; correspondence with constituents from 2001-2003 and press releases; education programs; environmental issues such as hog farming; chip mills; and recycling; eugenics; healthcare; hemp; higher education; housing; legislation; photographs; speeches; taxes; transportation; Charter status for the University of Virginia; University of Virginia communication with the City of Charlottesville; University of Virginia and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); University of Virginia building projects including the Ivy/Emmet Street parking ... Read More
Beginning in 1920 the Maryland State Board of Agriculture attempted to standardize one important branch of the state's agricultural industry. In 1920 the State Board of Agriculture authorized an inspector of tobacco to take charge of tobacco warehouses and goods in Baltimore. In 1939 a Commission of Tobacco Marketing was established to grant licenses for the buying and selling of leaf tobacco and to establish rules and regulations on keeping books on tobacco sales. In 1947 the Maryland Tobacco Authority was assigned the task of fixing marketing periods and testing the accuracy of weights and measures used in tobacco sales. The activities of the Board of Agriculture, the Commission of Tobacco Marketing, and the Maryland Tobacco Authority are documented in this collection through summary reports of sales, citing price, quantity, wholesaler, and date.