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Business and Labor

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

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Alabama historical documents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0037
Overview Miscellaneous deeds, certificates, bills of sale, legal suits, court orders, and bonds pertaining to various regions or persons in Alabama. Includes a copy of the post-Civil War loyalty oath.
Dates: 1826-1866

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

Alabama State Fair bag

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2393
Overview Paper bag made to promote the University of Alabama School of Chemistry exhibit at the Alabama State Fair in Birmingham, Alabama, September 26 - October 1, 1938.
Dates: 1938

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

Atlanta and West Point Railroad Company freight routes

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

George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0066
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886-1898

Bank of the State of Alabama cashier's checks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0106
Abstract Three cashier's checks drawn by Samuel Pickens.
Dates: 1826

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

Nimrod E. Benson deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0140
Abstract Two deeds recording the conveyance of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, by Nimrod E. Benson to George Whitman, 19 February 1830 and 2 April 1832.
Dates: 1830, 1832

Benton County, Alabama, land contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0141
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

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

Bessemer Land & Improvement Co. and Bessemer Coal, Iron & Land Co. stock certificates

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3712
Overview Early stock certificates from these significant coal and land development companies
Dates: 1887-1918

Beta Gamma Sigma records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0146
Abstract This collection contains an account book, receipts, and clippings pertaining to this national scholastic fraternity for commerce and business.
Dates: 1929-1944

Hugo F. Biedermann papers

 Collection — Box 5041
Identifier: MSS-0155
Abstract The collection includes copies of patents granted Biedermann, as well as contracts and some scattered miscellaneous papers. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of projects worked on by the firm of Skinner and Biedermann, including the Anniston Army Depot and many buildings on the University of Alabama campus, including the Engineering building, Lloyd Hall, Denny Chimes, Denny Stadium, Doster Hall, Graves Hall, and others.
Dates: circa 1940s

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 Printing Pressman's Union minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0163
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Dates: 1913-1916

Birmingham Real Estate Board banquet program

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0164
Abstract Part of the program and text of the 1940 annual banquet of the Birmingham Real Estate Board, held on 16 January 1941.
Dates: 1941 January 16

John Blackwell deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0168
Abstract A deed recording a transfer of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, dated 25 September 1828, from John Blackwell to Thomas Mastin.
Dates: 1828 September 25

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

James Boykin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0196
Abstract Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin’s cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1833-1967; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1870

Walter Lawrence Bragg letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0200
Overview Copies of incoming letters dated 1881-1882, from the Alabama state archives.
Dates: 1881-1882

Brewster and Conley sales records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0075
Overview Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1838-1846

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

Broadnax, Cleavland, and McKerrill account ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0213
Overview Ledger recording purchases by customers at this general store in Eutaw, Green County, Alabama.
Dates: 1866

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0216
Overview Letter dated 15 March 1921 from Brotherhood of Trainmen Vice President, Val Fitzpatrick, to union members concerning a strike against the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Dates: 1921 March 16

Donald Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3690
Overview The Century War Book: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (People's Pictorial Edition); Alabama Citizens' Commission on Constitutional Reform Collection; Rosenwald Schools in Kentucky, 1917-1932 Papers; and 4) Another Star is Born: Grand Opening Tuscaloosa Mercedes-Benz M-class Press Information packet.
Dates: unknown

Joseph Emerson Brown letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0219
Overview Letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
Dates: 1857-1867

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands labor contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0230
Overview Labor contract dated 16 June 1865 with estate of Greene Underwood of Dallas Co., Alabama, binding former slaves to plantation in return for food, clothing and medical care
Dates: 1865 June 16

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

Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0241
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Papers include treasurer's reports, public relations reports, and other club information. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, programs, club yearbooks, and invitations.
Dates: 1935-1967

Cahill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2282
Abstract The Cahill Family Papers consist of personal correspondence to and from Clyde M., Michael J., and Belle Mills Cahill of Ohio. Also included in the collection are receipts and miscellaneous financial documents.
Dates: 1886-1935

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

Andrew Caldcleugh account book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0331
Abstract A book containing miscellaneous accounts and receipts, 1778- c. 1811. The identifying label states that this is the account book for a sawmill. Many of the entries relate to lumber sales, but others do not, throwing doubt upon the attribution. The cover is inscribed "A Caldcleugh Mill April 28th 1803."
Dates: 1778 - circa 1811

J. F. J. Caldwell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0257
Overview Letter written by Caldwell, dated 5 September 1861, to James Simms of Charleston, South Carolina, inquiring about a note and asking for assistance in getting a secretaryship with the Confederate Commissioners being sent to Europe.
Dates: 1861 September 5

James Strother Caller letter

 Collection — Box 433: Series SERIES: ; Series SERIES: ; Series SERIES: [1006212209]
Identifier: MSS-0263
Overview Letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell
Dates: 1852 August 2

John Cannon indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0269
Overview An agreement dated 10 January 1899 and executed in Elmore County, Alabama, between J. W. Adams and John Cannon, indenturing Archie Cannon, a minor, to five months agricultural labor.
Dates: 1899 January 10

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

Peter Archibald Carmichael papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0280
Abstract A collection of this Alabama native and Louisiana State University professor's lecture notes, publications, and professional files on subjects including logic, religion, language, labor arbitration, and civil rights/segregation.
Dates: 1931-1974

Aubrey Toulmin Carney contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0281
Overview A contract dated 20 April 1950, with Charles Scribners Sons for her book, No Odds - No Victory.
Dates: 1950 April 20

Catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0286
Overview Six catalogs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Three are clothing catalogs, one is a plant catalog, one is an automobile supply catalog, and one is a biography/silverware catalog.
Dates: 1883–1910s

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

Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2580
Overview Photocopy of promissory note in which Richard Chanoweth of Kentucky County acknowledges receipt of a barrel of whiskey and promises to deliver deer skins to Philip Engle as payment.
Dates: 1779 July 12

George Rooks Clayton deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0312
Overview Conveyances of land in Montgomery, Alabama, to George Whitman, May 20, 1831, and Charles Crommelin, March 26, 1835.
Dates: 1831, 1835