Correspondence between James L. Frazier and Collis P. Huntington, 1894, August.

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Frazier, James Lewis. Correspondence between James L. Frazier and Collis P. Huntington, 1894, August.

Correspondence between James L. Frazier and Collis P. Huntington, 1894, August.

James Fraizer's letter of August 8th contains an update on the situation in California after the Railroad Strike of 1894. Fraizer also comments on the performance of Huntington's nephew, Henry Edward Huntington, during the crisis. In Collis Huntington's response of August 17th he offers his own opinion of Henry E. Huntington's character. He then comments on the handling of the strike in California, and the affects of the strike on working conditions and morale, and labor relations on the East Coast.

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Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900

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Collis P. Huntington was President of the Southern Pacific Railroad at the time this letter was written (1892). He tells his Fresno District Superintendent, James L. Frazier, that he is glad the latter's family is comfortably situated in the Pollaskey house, Fresno. From the description of Huntington correspondence, 1892. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 36847465 Financier and railroad executive. From the description of Papers of Collis Potter Hun...

Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927

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Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was born in Oneonta, New York. In 1892 he went to San Francisco to work for his uncle, Collis Potter Huntington, who was President of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. After Collis's death in 1900 and Henry's purchase of the Shorb ranch in 1902, Henry moved his business interests to the Los Angeles area, organizing the Pacific Electric Railway Company, the Huntington Land and Improvement Company, and other real estate a...

Frazier, James Lewis, 1943-

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Fraizer, James Lewis.

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