Convict labor -- Georgia -- Atlanta
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection includes two convict flyers. Dated January 20, 1888, the first one offers a total reward of $450 for the return of two convicts and two mules to the Chattahoochee Brick Company in Atlanta, Georgia. The convicts of the Georgia Penitentiary escaped from the Chattahoochee Brick Company’s camp on the Chattanooga, Rome & Columbus (C. R. & C.) Railroad on January 19, 1888. Julius K. Ward, of Floyd County, had been sentenced to seven years for voluntary manslaughter, and his...
Scope and Content The Chattahoochee Brick Company documents contain business records that show the daily operation of the company through its financial, production, legal, and management operations. Most papers date to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Financial documents include cash journals, reports, record books, accounts, and ledgers. Production documents include inventories, reports, and a catalogue. Legal materials include land grands, deeds, and indentures that relate to land acquisition...
Dates: 1821-1941, undated