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Ladnier (Harry Clarence) Jr. Papers
MS 730  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Arrangement
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California State Railroad Museum Library & Archives
    Title: Harry Clarence Ladnier, Jr. papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS 730
    Physical Description: .333 Linear Feet Manuscript Box
    Date (inclusive): 1929-1973
    Abstract: Includes employment records, time books, and yard notices documenting Harry Clarence Ladnier, Jr.'s career as a switchman with Southern Pacific Company.
    Physical Location: Statewide Museum Collections Center

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research by appointment.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Catherine Ladnier, (387-2197), 2014 and (387-2303), 2015.

    Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically by date.

    Biography

    Harry Clarence Ladnier, Jr., was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on August 13, 1912. He was a veteran of the United States Air Forse, having served in World War II. He joined the Southern Pacific and became a switchman in Los Angeles on November 6, 1944. Mr. Ladnier was badly injured in an accident on August 11, 1960. He and his wife Eva (Brown) had a son and three daughters. Mr. Ladnier died on February 22, 1973.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harry Clarence Ladnier, Jr. Papers, MS 730, California State Railroad Museum Library amp Archives, Sacramento, California.

    Scope and Contents

    Includes employment records, time books, and yard notices documenting Harry Clarence Ladnier, Jr.'s career as a switchman with Southern Pacific Company. Get well cards, a hospital bill, and correspondence document his workplace accident on August 11, 1960.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Correspondence--Letters
    Railroad--Accidents
    Railroad--Brotherhood
    Railroad--Travel--Passes
    Societies--United States--Railroads
    Southern Pacific Company