: In this six-page letter to Dr. A. Metz, Arvine C. Wales of Massillon, Ohio, provides information about the African American population of Massillon and gives his opinions on the pros and cons of hiring blacks as field hands. Arvine C. Wales (1827-1882), a lawyer and civic leader in Massillon, resided at Spring Hill, the home which belonged to his father Arvine Wales I, who emigrated to the area with Thomas Rotch in 1811. The letter is 8" x 9.75" (20.32 x 24.77 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
: Om1333_1137652_001 Subjects
: African American Ohioans; Civil Liberties; Agriculture; Laborers; Places
: Massillon (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)