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Ulysses B. Roach Diaries and Farm Account Records

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This collection contains 28 diaries written by plantation owner and farmer, Ulysses B. Roach, between 1890 and 1927. The diaries contain information about Roach’s day to day life, mostly about planting and the weather.

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Ulysses B. Roach Diary August 1923 - August 1925
Ulysses B. Roach Diary August 1923 - August 1925
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary August 1925 - June 1927
Ulysses B. Roach Diary August 1925 - June 1927
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health. Diary includes an entry from Roach's wife noting his death on June 11, 1927.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary January 1922 - August 1923
Ulysses B. Roach Diary January 1922 - August 1923
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary May 1920 - January 1922
Ulysses B. Roach Diary May 1920 - January 1922
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1889 - June 1890
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1889 - June 1890
Diary consists of mostly weather and the quality of crops. Some names mentioned were Eddy Hall, M. Daniels, Jim Culpepper, Allen Graham, Jim Cole, Mr. Oneal and Billie Morris.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1891 - July 1893
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1891 - July 1893
Offensive and harmful language representations of Black people in Florida. Roach mentions Black people vacating plantations and moving South, multiple city trips, and comments on his physical violence towards Black people (slapping, knocking down on account of too much familiarity), and his interviews of Black renters in the neighborhood relative to their cotton crops. Additional comments on Difton voting location for state election not having any Black voters, a murder trial involving a White man and Black woman's intimate relationship.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1909 - May 1910
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, April 1909 - May 1910
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, August 1900 - June 1901
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, August 1900 - June 1901
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, August 1902 - October 1903
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, August 1902 - October 1903
Offensive and harmful language representations of Black people. Diary mostly consists of weather, crops, fishing trips, and health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, December 1911 - January 1913
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, December 1911 - January 1913
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health. Brief notes on cholera outbreaks and voting history.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1895 - March 1897
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1895 - March 1897
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, personal health and family.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1899 - August 1900
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1899 - August 1900
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health. Additional letters and notes from friends, family and acquaintances have been saved between pages.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1914 - June 1915
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1914 - June 1915
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, fishing, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1918 - February 1919
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1918 - February 1919
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health. Diary has harmful and offensive language towards black southerners.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1919 - May 1920
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, February 1919 - May 1920
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health. Within the diary there are business cards, contracts and one photo negative.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, January 1908 - April 1909
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, January 1908 - April 1909
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, January 1913 - February 1914
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, January 1913 - February 1914
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1890 - March 1891
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1890 - March 1891
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1893 - February 1895
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1893 - February 1895
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, personal health and family.
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1915 - November 1916
Ulysses B. Roach Diary, July 1915 - November 1916
Diary consists of mostly weather, quality of crops, and Roach's personal health.

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