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Directory of prospective workers

Held by the New York State Archives


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Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of names of prospective workers on the new State Capitol building construction project. Included are the person's name and position for which they are being considered, and, in most cases, their address. Information about relevant employment experience, desirability as an employee, and references are sometimes noted. Comments referring to the applicant’s personal and familial circumstances may be included.
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Quantity:
0.1 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1883
Series Number:
A3173

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of an unbound volume listing the names of prospective workers for employment with the new State Capitol building construction project. It includes each person's name and position for which they are being considered, and, in most cases, their address. Notations relating to the person's relevant employment experience, desirability as a prospective employee, and a reference's name are sometimes included (e.g."Had charge of gang of carpenters;" "...Been in building business generally;" "Has been employed on Capitol for two years"). For some individuals, comments referring to their personal and familial circumstances are provided (e.g. "Fell while employed on the Capitol building and broke both anckls [sic];" "...he and another brother are the nain support of a crippled father").

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