RP Clifton to Chief Clerk (RM Reese)

Creator

Identifier

A072114

Description

Sending requested list of African-American employees in the Bureau of Entomology.

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

The Chief Clerk,
U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Dear Sir:

Complying with your request of the 14th instant, I enclose herewith memorandum showing colored employees employed in the Bureau of Entomology.

Yours very truly,

R. S. Clifton
Executive Assistant.

Memorandum Showing Colored Employees Employed in the Bureau of Entomology.

Name, Title, Compensation, Location

Ellen P. Boler, Charwoman, $480, Washington, D.C.
Helen Stokes, Charwoman, $480, Washington, D.C.
Lena Stokes*, Charwoman, $240, Washington, D.C.
George W. Simmons, Unskilled Laborer, $540, Washington, D.C.
Fannie J. Washington, Charwoman, $240, Washington, D. C.
Jefferson Freeman, Unskilled Laborer, $1.75 per day, Drummond, Md.
Walter Lee, Unskilled Laborer, $35 mo., Tallulah, La.
Henry W. Snowden, Mechanic, $750, Melrose Highlands, Mass.

*Lena Stokes, above referred to has been transferred to the Bureau of Plant Industry, effective August 1, 1914.

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Original Format

Letter

Files

A072114a.pdf
A072114b.pdf

Citation

Clifton, RP, “RP Clifton to Chief Clerk (RM Reese),” 1914 July 21, A072114, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.