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T.N. Woodruff and Company

Items related to T.N. Woodruff and Company in Lowgap, NC. Truman N. Woodruff, who operated T. N. Woodruff and Company in Lowgap, NC, sold galax leaves to florists in New York City, starting in 1907. He hired local women to pick the galax, sort it, and bundle it for shipping. A woman could pick as many as 10,000 leaves in a day.

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff sorting Galax

Photograph of T.N. Woodruff sorting Galax in Banner Elk NC

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff and Unknown Woman

Photograph of T.N. Woodruff and Unknown Woman examining Galax leaves

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff and Unknown Man

Truman N. Woodruff on left, who ran a floral supply company in Lowgap NC and sold galax. This plant may be silver pine.

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff

Photograph of T.N. Woodruff examining shrubbery

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Photograph of Men Stirring a Vat

Photograph of men stirring a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Photograph of Men Stirring a Vat

Photograph of men stirring a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Photograph of Men Loading Foliage into a Vat

Photograph of men loading foliage into a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff

Photograph of T.N. Woodruff examining shrubbery

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Photograph of Man Loading Foliage into a Vat

Photograph of man (possibly William Jackson Lowe) loading foliage into a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Photograph of Men Loading Foliage into a Vat

Photograph of men loading foliage into a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Photograph of T.N. Woodruff and Company

Photograph of T.N. Woodruff and Company in Lowgap NC

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Photograph of Men Loading Foliage into a Vat

Photograph of men loading foliage into a vat- probably dying floral supplies. Part of T.N. Woodruff and Company collection

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Transou-Jordan Lumber Company letter to Woodruff Brothers in Low Gap (N.C.)

Transou-Jordan Lumber Company letter to the Woodruff Brothers

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Transou-Jordan Lumber Company letter to Woodruff Brothers

Transou-Jordan Lumber Company letter the the Woodruff Brothers referring to stumpage

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Transou-Jordan Lumber Company enveloped addressed to the Woodruff Brothers

Transou-Jordan Lumber Company enveloped addressed to Woodruff Brothers

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receipt from T.N. Woodruff and Company to the Woodruff Estate

receipt from T.N. Woodruff and Company - General Merchandise and Country Produce, a subsidiary of W.M Woodruff's Son and Company to the Woodruff estate

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merchant tax receipt from T.N. Woodruff

merchants tax receipt from T.N. Woodruff for June 30, 1893 - January 1st, 1894 and signed by Sheriff J.A. Adams

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Patent for Method of Treating Galax Leaves

Patent by Trumon N. Woodruff for method of treating galax leaves, dated August 12, 1924

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T.N. Woodruff and Company

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Surry County (N.C.)

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