The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1913 Dec. 11
Inclusive dates
1913 Dec. 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 11 December 1913, from Charles Randolph Hughes (ca. 1876-1950), editor of the CLARKE COURIER, Clarke County, Virginia, to Mr. Blandy, discussing farmers and their resistance to using modern equipment and inventions to improve their farms, production, and ultimately their communties. Hughes cites farmers who own automobiles and support construction of roads as examples of farmers who realized the benefits of new inventions. Hughes adds that he feels his own paper has done a poor job educating farmers
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Charles Randolph Hughes was born about 1876. He became a newspaper editor and owned the CLARKE COURIER for several years. Hughes compiled "OLD CHAPEL" CLARKE COUNTY VIRGINIA containing a history of and epitaphs from the Old Chapel. In 1918, he sold the paper and moved to Washington D.C. where he worked as a proof-reader for the WASHINGTON TIMES-HERALD. Hughes died in Washington D.C. 4 August 1950. He and his wife Lena had five children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Bookworm and Silverfish
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001531127
Type of unit
leaf

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
Processing Feedback ...