Alabama -- Industries
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
A. and R. Cain Tannery and General Store records
Overview Daybooks and an accounts ledger kept by the owners of a tannery and general store on Tanyard Street, Northport, Alabama
Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records
Overview The business records of a firm with extensive mine holdings in Alabama, including minutes of stockholders meetings, 1917-1953, minutes of the board of directors, 1927-1953, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1917 - 1953
Alabama Manufacturing Association records
Overview Includes membership information, correspondence to members, newsletters, data on industrial growth, and civic booster brochures from various Alabama cities.
Dates: 1953 - 1979
Alabama Marble Quarries prospectus/stock subscription form
Overview A prospectus describing the marble quarried by the firm in Talladega County, Alabama, and the demand for it. At the bottom of the second page is a stock subscription form.
Alabama Power Company Coal Mines
Overview Variety of reports from Alabama Power Company's Gorgas, Marvel, Blocton, and Cahaba coal mines in the mid-20th century.
Allen and Jemison Hardware Company catalogs
Abstract Two catalogs, 1913 and 1928, of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, hardware store.
Dates: 1913, 1928
Allen Family papers
Overview The business and personal papers of John G. Allen (1810- 1891) and his son Charles Edward (1860-1943), planters of Marengo County, Alabama, including Civil War letters, tenant farmer contracts, mortgages and indentures, bills and receipts, personal letters, insurance policies, and miscellaneous items relating to the family.
Ann Jordan Farm papers
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Ashville Railroad Company Records
Abstract Photocopies of resolutions about the formation of the company, legal documents, printed maps, certificates of incorporation, and board meeting notices related to the Ashville Railroad Company, 1882-1884.
Dates: 1882 - 1884
Atlanta and West Point Railroad Company freight routes
Overview Freight traffic routes for this Georgia railroad company
Dates: after 1857
James M. Barry notebooks
Abstract Notebooks containing addresses and miscellaneous of papers and notes.
Dates: circa 1940
Bell Factory letterbook and cloth samples
Abstract Corporate letterbook, 1882-1906, and cloth samples of "Bell checks" and "Bell stripes" manufactured by the Bell Factory, Huntsville, Alabama, after the Civil War.
Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Birmingham Examiner financial records
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
John H. Blitz report
Abstract A Cultural Resources Report by Blitz on the archaeological significance of the proposed site for a poultry processing plant in Cullman County, Alabama.
Winton M. Blount papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Bonney and Bush and Bush and Lobdell collection
Abstract Letters to the machinery manufactures Booney and Bush, and Bush and Lobdell, both of Wilmington, Delaware, concerning machinery, cotton gins, and business conditions in Alabama, 1836-1843.
Brierfield Ironworks records
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882
Brookside-Pratt Mining Company records
Overview This collection contains the pay records for W.M. Meadows for the year of 1919 at the Brookside-Pratt Mining Company.
Bush and Lobdell Correspondence
Overview Five letters and a telegram to a foundry in Delaware from various Alabama railroads concerning purchase of wheels, trucks, pinions, and other items.
Theron Cannon records
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Central Plank Road Company, Tallassee Branch records
Overview Charter and organizational information of the Tallassee Branch of the Central Plank Road Company
Cobb Coal Company records
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Coleman and Duke dry goods receipt book
Abstract A ledger from a dry goods store in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, containing receipts from various firms and individuals for monies received for accounts, shipping by steamer, etc.
DeKalb Land and Mining Company minute book
Abstract This collection contains the company's record and minute book for the period 1911-1920.
J. W. Dennis journal
Abstract The accounts for a drug store in Carlowville, Dallas County, Alabama, 1867-68, including records of customers' purchases and amounts paid and owed.
Dimon, Fay, and Beers records
Abstract A collection containing business correspondence and receipts of this Mobile, Alabama, partnership which included the city's Chief of Police, C. A. R. Dimon.
The Forgotten United Textile Workers of America Strike: Labor Revolt in Alabama, 1934
Overview Unpublished, bound manuscript about the nationwide United Textile Workers of America strike in 1934.
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
James Bowron papers
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
John Cocke Papers
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
John H. Adams papers
Abstract The correspondence of a Birmingham, Alabama, mining engineer, businessman, poet, and public servant. The collection also includes a small group of papers of Adams' son, John R. Adams, an attorney and realtor.
Dates: 1889 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1936
John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection
Overview This collection consists of photographs, drawings and graphic materials depicting John Mason Dill and his coworkers at the end of his working career as one of the draftsman at the engineering office at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Birmingham and Fairfield, Alabama.
Dates: 1911 - 1951
Jonathan and William Kelly and Company Letter
Abstract A letter dated 9 March 1838, introducing Frederick Augustus Porter Bernard to James Hogan of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
C. S. Jones mercantile ledger
Overview Ledger of this Talladega County, Alabama, general store
Joseph H. Bradford Accounts
Abstract Business accounts of Coosa County cotton factory owner. Many of the customers were from Talladega, Alabama.
Sidney Smith Family Papers
Overview The Sidney Smith family papers contain the business records, including work-related blueprints and material delivery receipts, for Sidney A. Smith during his career as a plumber from 1921 to 1955.
William Strong Comstock papers
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.