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Object ID number 1995.04.095
Title Sherwood Waldron
Date 1909-1986
Scope & Content Newspaper articles about Sherwood C. Waldron including his obituary. Newspaper articles on cigar boxes and labels.


Orgnaizational or Biographical History Sherwood Waldron was born in Manchester, CT in 1925 and moved to South Windsor in 1933. Waldron and his twin brother Stanley raised tobacco until1955, when the market for Connecticut tobacco foundered. Then he became a produce distributor who shipped vegetables all over the world. He was the first to ship carrots out of Connecticut. He was General Manager and leaf buyer for the South Windsor Tobacco Farms.
Collection Sherwood Waldron Collection
People Boudreau, Francis
Hines, Lawrence, 1902-
Hyman, Tony
Kasheta, Susan
Shaw, Vesta
Taylor, Gordon
Thrall, Joseph
Waldron, Sherwood C., 1921-2002
Waldron, Stanley R., 1921-2010
Subjects Cigar boxes
Tobacco -- History
Tobacco farmers
Tobacco farms -- Connecticut
Search Terms Broadleaf tobacco process
Cigar mold
Connecticut Tobacco Museum, Windsor, CT
Shade Tobacco Growers Agriculture Association, Inc.
Kasheta Family
Kupchunos farm
South Windsor tobacco farms
Tobacco labels
Tony Hyman's "The Handbook of Cigar Boxes"
Year Range from 1909
Year Range to 1986
Parent ObjectID 1995.04.1
Containers 1995.04.095
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1995.04.095
1995.04.095
1995.04.095
1995.04.095
1995.04.095