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Manuscript recalling Minnie Fisher's family business arrangement to supply food to railroad customers
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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964. Manuscript recalling Minnie Fisher's family business arrangement to supply food to railroad customers - Page 1. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 1, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/1690/show/1687.

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964. Manuscript recalling Minnie Fisher's family business arrangement to supply food to railroad customers - Page 1. Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/1690/show/1687

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964, Manuscript recalling Minnie Fisher's family business arrangement to supply food to railroad customers - Page 1, Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 1, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/1690/show/1687.

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Title Manuscript recalling Minnie Fisher's family business arrangement to supply food to railroad customers
Alternative Title Untitled Typed Manuscript
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Description Typed manuscript recalls the business arrangement they had to supply food and produce to railroad customers; at first the railroad would stop at the farm itself, later packages of goods were picked up at New Waverly station. The manuscript also details the arrangement her father made to pay for the passage of several Polish families to work on the farm as hired help, thus paying back their passage in farm labor. She also recalls how her father would sometimes go into debt to help another person in need.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Indentured servants
  • Cotton farmers
  • Railroad stations
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Cotton plantations
  • Railroad stations
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Waverly, Texas
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Genre (AAT)
  • manuscripts (document genre)
Physical Description 3 page typewritten manuscript
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Collection Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=235
Digital Collection Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
File Name index.cpd
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Title Page 1
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  • image/jpeg
File Name nodot_mfcun_201008_242a.jpg