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A 24-page illustrated booklet published by Lee Wilson & Company of Wilson, Arkansas, around 1943. It describes the company's activities including the farming of cotton, soybeans, rice, alfalfa, and livestock, and life in the company town of Wilson for its workers. The company was founded by Robert E. Lee Wilson (1865-1933) in Mississippi County in 1885 as a sawmill and then diversified into agriculture, railroads, banks and mercantile establishments with a number of towns growing up around these operations, including Wilson. At Lee Wilson's death, the company held 65,000 acres of farmland and continued to operate as a family business focused on agriculture until it was sold in 2010.
"Lee Wilson & Company, circa 1943" (2021). United States and beyond. 17.