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Title: Clayville Rural Life Center and Museum - Publications Series II - Research Report #01: The Trades and Professions in Rural Sangamon County, 1850
Author(s): Weir, Elizabeth
Subject(s): Sangamon County (Ill.)--history
Sangamon County (Ill.)--trades and professions
Abstract: The purpose of this resource report is to find out the economic and social realities of the trades and professions predominant in rural Sangamon County. The resource list is divided into three parts. Secion A - a listing of the 52 occupations in rural Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1850 (excluding farmer and laborer)- lays out the occupations from most to least common in occurrence. Section B - household numbers and places of birth of persons in 52 occupations - gives two basic types of information. First, the distribution of the 329 persons within households can be seen and second is each person's place of birth. Section C - farmers, laborers, and persons in other occupations: a summary - shows the numbers of persons who were heads of households (men and women) and who were others in a household within each category and also those who were heads of households and listed no occupation. 12p.
Issue Date: 1978
Publisher: Sangamon State University
Citation Info: Weir, Elizabeth. Clayville Rural Life Center and Museum - Publications Series II - Research Report #01: The Trades and Professions in Rural Sangamon County, 1850. Sangamon State University, 1978. Archives/Special Collections, Norris L Brookens Library, University of Illinois at Springfield.
Series/Report: Clayville Rural Life Center and Museum - Publications Series II
Genre: Book
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/15356
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Rights Information: University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-04-07


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