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Grant Tobacco Factory

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1853, Samuel Freeman. 1900 E. Franklin St.

In large, warehouselike buildings such as the Grant factory, slave laborers stemmed, flavored, and pressed plug tobacco. Scottish-born architect-builder Samuel Freeman built a number of these factories. The Yarborough Factory at 25th and Franklin streets is another example.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Grant Tobacco Factory", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI55.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 194-194.

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