Freedom Ainsworth papers
The papers document the meticulous preservation and restoration activities of Freedom Ainsworth, who restored three historic properties along the Manokin River in Somerset County, Maryland, known as Almodington, Beckford and More and Case It, primarily from 1967-1994. Other highlights include accounting transactions of the Lankford family, and the movements of the sailing vessel, BRIG PEGGY, 1766-1767.
Fred Arnolt Letters
These letters are from Fred Arnolt who was a young merchant marine who travelled the world from 1933 to 1934, an engineer and technician in Sierra Leone, South African, Iran, and other government-censored locations from 1942 to 1943, and a US Navy "Seabee" in the Phillipines later in the Second World War.
Winifred Helmes papers
The papers document the professional activities of Dr. Winifred G. Helmes, primarily from 1954 to 1981, which includes her tenure as Assistant Director of the U.S. Department of Labor's Women's Bureau and Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Bertha Adkins.