The series contains original affidavits of registration that record personal information about each registrant, their photograph affixed to the majority of documents, and the registrants fingerprints. All of these are specific to Kansas, and most have the actual documents attached.
Interviewer: G. Leland Summer Person Interviewed: Sam Rawls Date of Interview: June 9, 1937 Location: Newberry, South Carolina Place of Birth: Lexington County, SC Date of Birth: 1835 Stories From Ex-Slaves “I was born in 1835 in Lexington County, S.C. I know I was 12 years old de last year of de war. I belonged to John Hiller in Lexington County, near Columbia, S.C. Old Marse Hiller was strict to his slaves, wasn’t mean, but often whipped ’em. I thought it was all right then. When de Yankees come through burning, killing and stealing stock, I was in marse’s yard.
Hiller, Frank B.; mfgr.; born, Cleveland, Dec. 29, 1874; son of William F. and Christina Geiger Hiller; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, July 12, 1900, Emma E. Gross; three sons and one daughter; started in the sheet metal business at the age of 12, continuing about fifteen years, after which organized a partnership, bearing the same name as present concern, Cleveland Metal Roofing & Ceiling Co.; pres., gen. mgr. and treas. since the incorporation of the concern; doing a steadily growing business; member Builders’ Exchange; Mason, Lakewood Lodge, Cunningham Chapter.
List of the improvements, with the proprietors’ names, on lands ceded by the Cherokees to the United States, by the treaty of the 6th of May, 1828, with the appraised value, &c. annexed.