S. Walton Forgy : papers, 1897-1914.


S. Walton Forgy : papers, 1897-1914.

Collection of correspondence discussing Ky. politics, law, elections, insurance policies, real estate, tobacco, the Night Riders, the outbreak of World War I, banking, coal mining, land speculation, asylums, electric power companies, the stock exchange, and living conditions in several western Ky. counties.

1 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7603283

The Filson Historical Society

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