Joseph. A. Arnold to RM Reese

Identifier

DA071614a-b

Description

List of African-American employees in the USDA Division of Publications.

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

Provenance

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

Text

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

Dear Mr. Reese:

Replying to your memorandum of the 14th instant, I have the honor to inclose herewith a statement, in tabular form, showing the number of colored employees in the Division of Publications, the position held by each, and the salary paid. There are no such employees in the field for this Division.

Very truly yours,

Jos. A. Arnold
Editor and Chief.

Inclosure.

Division of Publications. Colored Employees.

Name. Position. Salary.

Frank W. Howard, Skilled laborer, $720.00
Clarance Contee, Laborer, $600.00
George Burcher, Laborer, $600.00
Elizabeth Meredith, Charwoman, $480.00
Hattie O. Dyer, Charwoman, $480.00
Helen Hawkins, Charwoman, $240.00
Cornelia Dickson, Charwoman, $240.00
Rebecca Marshall, Charwoman, $240.00

Original Format

Census

Files

DA071614a (2).pdf
DA071614b.pdf

Citation

Arnold, Joseph A., “Joseph. A. Arnold to RM Reese,” 1914 July 16, DA071614a-b, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.