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Guide to the Watt Family Papers, RG 82


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: August 2003

Date Span:
1839-1967

Size:
0.5 cubic feet; 70 items.

Number of Boxes:
1 document box; 1 35mm microfilm reel

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Joseph T. Watt served as the Farmer's Cooperative Demonstration Agent for the United States Department of Agriculture, in Talladega, Alabama from 1910 to 1913.

Scope and Content:
Consists of seventy items and one reel of 35mm negative microfilm. Includes legal papers, deeds, land titles, and tax assessments (1831-1925) for Alabama land sites; account book (1880-1888) for a general merchandise store in Butler County, Alabama; misc. pamphlets and non-Alabama newspapers (1882-1961), which include several issues of a New York City German language newspaper (1931-32). Also includes Clippings, papers, and and a micrcrofilmed copy of Joseph T. Watt's 1914 diary; photographs (ca. 1918-1920) collected by Mr. Watt of County Demonstration Agents and their work.


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