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Alabama -- Industries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

John H. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0009
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

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0033
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0041
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0042
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.
Dates: circa 1910

Alabama Power Company Coal Mines

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0046
Overview Variety of reports from Alabama Power Company's Gorgas, Marvel, Blocton, and Cahaba coal mines in the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1941-1968

Allen and Jemison Hardware Company catalogs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0066
Abstract Two catalogs, 1913 and 1928, of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, hardware store.
Dates: 1913, 1928

Allen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0064
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.
Dates: 1848-1906

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

Ann Jordan Farm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
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.
Dates: 1874-1950

Atlanta and West Point Railroad Company freight routes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0093
Overview Freight traffic routes for this Georgia railroad company
Dates: after 1857

James M. Barry notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0120
Abstract Notebooks containing addresses and miscellaneous of papers and notes.
Dates: circa 1940

Bell Factory letterbook and cloth samples

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0131
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.
Dates: 1882-1906

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0145
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.
Dates: 1886-1982

Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0160
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Dates: 1920-1923

Birmingham Examiner financial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0162
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Dates: 1963-1964

John H. Blitz report

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0174
Abstract A Cultural Resources Report by Blitz on the archaeological significance of the proposed site for a poultry processing plant in Cullman County, Alabama.
Dates: 1978

Winton M. Blount papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0176
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Dates: 1956-2004

Bonney and Bush and Bush and Lobdell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0186
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.
Dates: 1836-1843

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
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.
Dates: 1861-1928

Brierfield Ironworks records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0212
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0215
Overview This collection contains the pay records for W.M. Meadows for the year of 1919 at the Brookside-Pratt Mining Company.
Dates: 1919

Bush and Lobdell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0049
Overview Five letters and a telegram to a foundry in Delaware from various Alabama railroads concerning purchase of wheels, trucks, pinions, and other items.
Dates: 1860

A. and R. Cain Tannery and General Store records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0254
Overview Daybooks and an accounts ledger kept by the owners of a tannery and general store on Tanyard Street, Northport, Alabama
Dates: 1869-1880

Theron Cannon records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0270
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Dates: 1914-1952

Central Plank Road Company, Tallassee Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0292
Overview Charter and organizational information of the Tallassee Branch of the Central Plank Road Company
Dates: 1850-1853

Cobb Coal Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0322
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Dates: 1924-1981

John Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0328
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.
Dates: 1810-1899

Coleman and Duke dry goods receipt book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0334
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.
Dates: 1853-1869

William Strong Comstock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0348
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Dates: 1842-1867

DeKalb Land and Mining Company minute book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0422
Abstract This collection contains the company's record and minute book for the period 1911-1920.
Dates: 1911-1920

J. W. Dennis journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0427
Abstract The accounts for a drug store in Carlowville, Dallas County, Alabama, 1867-68, including records of customers' purchases and amounts paid and owed.
Dates: 1867-1868

John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-006
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

Dimon, Fay, and Beers records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0436
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.
Dates: 1866

The Forgotten United Textile Workers of America Strike: Labor Revolt in Alabama, 1934

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4199
Overview Unpublished, bound manuscript about the nationwide United Textile Workers of America strike in 1934.
Dates: 2016

C. S. Jones mercantile ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0248
Overview Ledger of this Talladega County, Alabama, general store
Dates: 1876-1881

Joseph H. Bradford Accounts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0199
Abstract Business accounts of Coosa County cotton factory owner. Many of the customers were from Talladega, Alabama.
Dates: 1836-1841

Sidney Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4095
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.
Dates: 1920-1955