Vernon M. Peirce to RM Reese

Identifier

DA071514b

Description

List of African-American employees in the USDA Office of Public Roads.

Source

US National Archives and Records Administration 130/68/3/00 box #3 entry #5 "Negroes" folder

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Language

English

Requires

Requires proofreading.

Provenance

Digital copy acquired from federal archives by previous WWPL Archivist, Heidi Hackford.

Text

Mr. R. M. Reese,
Chief Clerk,
U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Dear Sir:

In compliance with your request of July 14, you are informed that the persons named below are the colored employees in the Office of Public Roads, all of whom are in Washington, D. C.

Name, Position, Salary

Joseph E. Bailey, Laborer (Unskilled), $480 per annum
Linwood W. Felton, Laborer (Unskilled), $600 per annum
Wm. Grant, Laboratory Helper, $840 per annum
Wm. W. C. Hill, Laborer (Unskilled), $600 per annum
Richard H. Lewis, Assistant Chemist, $1200 per annum
Mrs. Lucy L. Massie, Charwoman, $240 per annum
Edward Turner, Laborer (Unskilled), $660 per annum

Very respectfully,

Vernon M. Peirce.
Acting Director.

Original Format

Census

Files

DA071514B.pdf

Citation

Peirce, Vernon M., “Vernon M. Peirce to RM Reese,” 1914 July 15, DA071514b, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.