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HIST 102 Lelic - Website Projects: Money/Trade Primary Sources

Primary Source Analysis Worksheets

During our primary source session, each student will complete one primary source analysis worksheet for the collection their group has chosen. Please check the type of document (written, photograph, poster/cartoon, or artifact) and complete the associated worksheet.

Brig Peggy Ledger, 1766-1767

Part of the Freedom Ainsworth Collection, the Brigg Peggy ledger concerns the finances of the trading ship Brig Peggy, including the expenses of building and outfitting the ship, cargo carried, and the commanding officer's notes, as it traded between the Wicomico River and the Caribbean.

Finding Aid portal link: https://libapps.salisbury.edu/nabb-archives/local-history-archives/1999.008

Ledger Of Merchant Marcellus Jones, 1835-1836

Merchant ledger that once belonged to Marcellus Jones, owner of a general store in Whitehaven, Maryland. The ledger, dating from 1835-1836, documents the types of goods purchased by residents and include tobacco, coffee, boots, postage, and sugar. Also noted throughout the ledger is the race of an individual if they are an African American.

Walston Brothers Produce labels, 1950-1960

Produce canning and packing labels from Salisbury, MD company.

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Produce canning and packing labels from Salisbury, MD company.

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Produce canning and packing labels from Salisbury, MD company.

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Farm Picker Ticket collection, circa 1930-1950s

Four produce canning labels from Queenstown/Preston, MD.

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Four produce canning labels from Queenstown/Preston, MD.

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Four produce canning labels from Queenstown/Preston, MD.

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Four produce canning labels from Queenstown/Preston, MD.

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German Notgeld Notes

Spanish Ration Coupons

Salisbury City Directory, 1907