Industries -- Alabama -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Scope and Contents The collection is of one photographic album of 145 photographs documenting the construction of United States Nitrate Plant Number 2 and the people of Muscle Shoals, Alabama during 1918 and 1919. In addition to the construction photographs there are many of the daily life and tent cities erected for workers in the area. The photographs are mounted, measuring 3½”x 3¾” to 3½” x 6”, and most are captioned beneath or on the verso.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Abstract Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth...