RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 648009407 LA English T1 Research files on slavery reparations for articles published in USA Today A1 Cox, James F.,, Bazyler, Michael J., Kouwenhoven, John Atlee,, Woodman, Harold D., YR 1776 AB The collection contains research files of photocopies and notes, chiefly from the 19th century railroads and financial institutions which became the 21st century defendants in a 2002 slavery reparations suit : Deadria Farmer-Paellman vs Fleetboston Financial Corporation, Aetna Inc, CSX and their predecessors, successors and/or assigns. Material copied includes slave manifests, inventories, census records, court judgments insurance policies, runaway ads, etc. Companies searched in detail include modern defendants Brown Brothers, Lehman Brothers and the local Southern railroads that eventually merged into the CSX system. There are notes and interviews with historians, scholars, and activists including Richard America, Charles Blockson, John Conyers, Charles Dew, Stuart Eizenstat, David Eltis, Ed Fagan, Deadria Farmer-Paellmann, Willie Gary, Tom Hayden, Jesse Jacksonq, Walter Johnson, Richard Kilbourne, Ted Kornweibel, Manning Marable, James McPherson, Charles Ogletree, Owen C. Pell, Alexander Pires, Richard Scruggs, Ron Walters, Roger Wareham, and R. l. Wilson. Articles and books used as background information include "The Holocaust restitution movement in comparative perspective" by Michael J. Bazyler, "King Cotton and his retainers" by Harod D. Woodman, and "Partners in banking" by John A. Kouwenhoven. The collection also contains some correspondence and early drafts of Cox's article. There is also a disk containing an image of a slave insurance policy from the Nautilus Life Insurance Company papers at the Library of Virginia.