Tobacco Bag Stringing

About This Site

The images and text on this site have been digitized from a report on tobacco bag stringing operations in North Carolina and Virginia prepared by the Virginia-Carolina Service Corporation in 1939. The report is held by the North Carolina Collection, located in Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The entire report, containing fourteen letters, 147 profiles of tobacco bag stringers, and 145 photographs, has been digitized and is available on this site.

This site was designed and produced by staff members of the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in 2005 and 2006.

The images and text on this site are subject to United States Copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) and may not be reproduced without permission. Please contact the North Carolina Collection at wilsonlibrary@unc.edu with any questions.

All of the images from the Report on Tobacco Bag Stringing have been cataloged individually and are searchable through the UNC Library Digital Collections page.

[Image Source: Mrs. Elizabeth Gambill, Richmond, Va. In "Tobacco Bag Stringing Operations in North Carolina and Virginia." Richmond, Va.: 1939. North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]