Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The books fall into three categories: farmers, storekeepers and businesses.
The Connecticut Valley Tobacco Growers Association was a cooperative of tobacco growers that operated in Connecticut and Massachusetts during the early part of the twentieth century. The collection consists of the Association's records and printed materials which provide insight into the tobacco industry in Connecticut.
This broad collection dates from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Featuring Administrative records, awards, books, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, financial records, interviews, legal documents, manuscripts, military records, oral histories, photographs, postcards, posters, publications, realia, and scrapbooks, the collection offers a wide range of sources relevant to the history of Hampton.
The Somersville Manufacturing Company was established in 1879 by Rockwell Keeney and produced fine woolens in Somersville, Connecticut. The company was run by members of the Keeney family for the 90 years of its existence. The collection consists of administrative and financial records, marketing materials, photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.