MESDA Craftsman Database Search

IMPORTANT: Do not use quotations marks around search terms.
Last name first separated by a comma (Shaw, John). If no results try surname only.
Pull down to select from the list of Trades.
Pull down to select from the list of Geographic Locations. To search artisans from all cities and towns in a state, choose the abbreviation for the state you are looking to search (i.e, "N.C." for North Carolina or "D.C." for District of Columbia). NOTE: Some artisans do not have a specified city or town and will be found by searching the full name of the state (i.e., "Maryland (unspecified)" or "Alabama").
IMPORTANT: Use single year date only (1775). Results will include craftsmen working in that specific year as well as craftsmen documented as working during span of years that include that date (i.e., 1770–1790).
Pull down to select from the list of Summary terms.
Pull down to select from the list of Status terms.