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Jordan, John

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 127

Scope and Contents

This folder contains a copy of the magazine "The Iron Worker," dated August 1957, with a biographical piece on John Jordan. Also included is a photocopy of a November 7, 1873 Lexington Gazette article, giving the particulars of the blowing up of the Jordan Furnace in Amherst County, on October 28, 1873. Two men were killed, Henry Watkins and a black man, by the name of Tom Watson. An excerpt of this newspaper article, from the Virginia Cavalcade, Summer 1973, is also included in this folder.


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From the Collection: 12 Box

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA