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    • Manumissions, Indentures, Bills of Sale

    • This collection includes 168 items from the Howard County Historical Society that document the history of slavery in Howard County, Maryland.
    • African American women; Slave women; Slavery
    • United States -- Maryland -- Howard County
    •  Woman's Land Army of America 1918-1923

    • The District of Columbia branch of the W. L. A. A. sent young women to work on farms in Montgomery County, Maryland. This collection includes images of women engaged in a variety of farm tasks (e.g., driving a team of draft horses).
    • Women's Land Army of America; World War, 1914-1918
    • United States -- Maryland -- Montgomery County
    • Sterling Family Papers

    • Most of the 62 letters in this collection were written by Tillie Farquhar Sterling, with additional letters written by Tillie's husband, Will Sterling, and Tillie's mother, Anna Virginia ("A. V.") Farquhar. The letters document daily life in...
    • Civil War, 1861-1865
    • United States -- Maryland
    • Probing the Past: Virginia and Maryland Probate Inventories, 1740-1810

    • A probate inventory is a list of possessions recorded after someone dies. The 325 probate inventories in this collection were recorded in the Chesapeake region Maryland and Virginia. These inventories provide valuable insight into a family's daily...
    • Consumption (Economics); Social life and customs
    • United States -- Maryland; United States -- Virginia

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