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  • Subject: Farmers--Louisiana
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    • Metoyer family papers. Manuscript volumes. Volume 5, Farmer's Business Record, 1895-1944.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer's Farmer's Business Record contains records kept in the management of the Metoyer family farm and cotton trade. The book contains two handwritten indexes. The record includes: an inventory for real estate, livestock, and crops...
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers include chiefly letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer, a free Creole of color, and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include: H. & C....
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01b, 1903-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers contain chiefly letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer, a free Creole of color, and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include: John T....
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04b, approximately 1860-1915.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Invoices.; Advertising.; Poetry.
    • Undated materials include letter fragments; a handwritten poem; a property agreement; invoices, accounts, and receipts for Miles Terrell; a letter from a man named Paul; and a circular from the Pure Food Company.
    • MM. Chapter 34: Farm and Rural Labor, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century; African American farmers -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • To the planters of Concordia Parish

    • Circulars--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; C. B. Churchill and Company; Concordia Parish (La.)--History; Farmers--Louisiana; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
    • Printed circular asking planters to yield their bells to L. P. Conner to be recast into cannons for the war effort.
    • John McDonogh papers. Folder 01-03, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan; a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated 27 January 1875 requires Miles...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family visits. Correspondents include Amos Terrell, Frank Terrell, Josephine Morgan, and...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01b, 1864-1870.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material is primarily financial in nature, but includes loyalty oaths taken by Miles Terrell on 13 October 1868 and Ceaburn Brown on 17 October 1868. Financial papers consist of accounts and invoices for food; clothing and household items; receipts...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04d, approximately 1870-1918.

    • Free African Americans.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Correspondence.; Letters.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.;...
    • Material consists of letters written to Sarah Clifton Terrell; a fragment of an invoice and an advertisement for medicinal remedies available from the Johnson, Holloway and Company. Partial letters relate to family matters. Also present is a brief...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04c,1863-approximately 1920.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Letters.
    • Material consists of invoices, accounts, letters, and medicinal remedies. Letters are comprised of partial letters and fragments related to personal matters. There is also a letter from the Pure Food Company pertaining to the delivery of an order....
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03b, 1906-1907.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material consists of family letters, receipts, and tax receipts. Family letters are primarily those of Gloucester Terrell to his mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell, in which he reports news on the activities and health of family members.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03d, 1913-1929.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postcards, and tax receipts. Family letters relate to the health and personal activities of family members. Some letters have missing pages. Several fund raising postcards sent by the Richie Benevolent...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03c, 1908-1912.

    • Free African Americans.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides...
    • Material consists of family letters, postal receipts, and tax receipts. Family letters relate news on the activities and health of family members.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04a, approximately 1870-1919.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; ; Receipts (Acknowledgments)
    • Material consists of accounts for goods, letters, and a booklet entitled ""Yankee Eating,"" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. Additional items include an order form for the Pure Food Company and a list of products available from the Celluloid Starch...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01c, 1870-1872.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Voter...
    • Material consists mostly of invoices, promissory notes and receipts relating to purchases and small loans made by Miles Terrell, including the purchase of a heifer from James Hicks, 9 September 1871. In a letter to Miles Terrell dated 14 October...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford. Folder 01-04, 1845-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters concern shipments of sugar that Durnford sent to McDonogh to place in the care of a broker, the status of...

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