Arvine C. Wales Letter to Dr. A. Metz regarding African Americans in Massillon, Ohio   Save
Arvine C. Wales Letter to Dr. A. Metz regarding African Americans in Massillon, Ohio
Description: 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.
Image ID: Om1333_1137652_001
Subjects: African American Ohioans; Civil Liberties; Agriculture; Laborers;
Places: Massillon (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)