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Business and Labor

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Clements family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0316
Abstract Papers of a Tuscaloosa family whose members included Hardy Clements, Rufus Hargrove Clements, Martha Lavinia Clements, Frank Bugbee Clements, Luther Morgan Clements, and others. The bulk of the papers relate to Frank Bugbee Clements.
Dates: 1846-1948

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

Whitefoord R. Cole papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0332
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Dates: 1895-1979

Coleman and Coleman mercantile records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0051
Overview Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
Dates: 1861-1862

Coleman and Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0333
Overview Journals, day books, and cash books for Coleman and Company.
Dates: 1851-1869

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

John J. Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0338
Abstract A collection of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1825-1849

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

Cooper and Binford records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0355
Overview Two account books from 1848 and 1849.
Dates: 1848-1849

Peter Courtney indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0363
Overview Handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England.
Dates: 1704 January 1

L. H. Crumpler records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0380
Overview A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.
Dates: 1892-1909

Eyre Damer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0392
Overview A scrapbook and accompanying materials relating to the book “With C.H. Ellis Through Central America and Panama: Quarantine Tour of Central America and Panama by Health Authorities as Guests of the United Fruit Company,” compiled and distributed by that firm.
Dates: after 1900

Thomas Dauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0398
Overview Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.
Dates: 1882-1921

Jefferson Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0404
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Dates: 1823-1917

John Davis mortgage

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0406
Abstract A mortgage dated 20 June 1835 on slaves made out to Whitman Brane company in Montgomery County, Alabama.
Dates: 1835 June 20

John V. Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0407
Abstract This collection contains Davis' resume, photographs of plating machines designed by him and Udylite company pamphlets.
Dates: 1963-1988

Henry DeBardeleben business records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0052
Overview Official meeting minutes, stockholder letters, stock certificates, and legal documents produced by the DeBardeleben Coal Corporation, the Bessemer Land and Improvement Company, and the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company.
Dates: 1886 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1905

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

Jere Clemens Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0428
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.
Dates: 1841-1935

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 Horry Dent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0430
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Dates: 1840-1891

Nehemiah Denton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1602
Abstract Correspondence and other business materials of this Brooklyn, New York, resident with business interests in Mobile, Alabama. Aside from extensive business correspondence, it includes detailed descriptions of Mobile's antebellum social life, and accounts of yellow fever epidemics and fires.
Dates: 1831-1844

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

J. M. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Early Alabama documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0464
Overview Documents from the mid nineteenth century, including store and tax receipts, court orders, letters, property appraisals, etc., from Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, mainly pertaining to West Alabama
Dates: 1844-1887

Eborn and Peteet Families papers

 Collection — Box 3154: [1005585077]
Identifier: MSS-0469
Overview Letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also other letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones.
Dates: 1879-1955

Elliott and Carl Mill time book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0479
Overview A ledger of the Elliott and Carl Mill which records days and hours worked by employees as well as accounts and orders for lumber.
Dates: 1886 - 1891

John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0482
Overview Photocopies of the daybooks of John K. Elliott and his son, William M. Elliott, of the Payneville, Sumter County, Alabama area, spanning the years from 1870 through 1911.
Dates: 1870-1911

Joseph J. Elliott letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0481
Overview A copy book of letters, primarily to his fiance/wife, Maud Hoskinson of Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1900-1902

Ensley Merchants Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0487
Overview Minutes, bank statements, correspondence, news clippings, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, area organization
Dates: 1929-1944

Edward Eppes notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0488
Overview Notebook containing handwritten notes, including billing and account information, property dimensions, worklogs, and sketches of tools, of this Georgia-based civil engineer.
Dates: 1894-1912

Essex Foundry records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0490
Overview Incorporation papers, by-laws, directors' minutes, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and related records.
Dates: 1916-1965

Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama, account book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0495
Overview A ledger detailing accounts of a dry goods store in Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama between 1922 and 1924.
Dates: 1922-1924

Ezell Store ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0498
Abstract Record book for store located in either Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, or Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1879-1910

Jacob Faser letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0506
Overview Letters written from Mobile, Alabama, where Faser was working as a sword maker, to his wife in Macon, Mississippi, dealing mainly with personal news and information on the prices of available goods.
Dates: 1861-1865

Zachariah Fields deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0512
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 March 1833, to Jonathan Mayhew and George Whitman.
Dates: 1833 March 2

H. P. and Elisa K. Fleischman Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0521
Overview Letters of a commission merchant in the Caribbean and on the Mississippi River, and his family.
Dates: 1827-1850

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

Ann and Robert Selvidge Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0531
Overview Primarily receipts and statements but the collection also includes Robert S. Foster’s will and a deed for 1,274 acres of land from the heirs of Robert S. Foster to Edmond L. Prince in 1859 for the sum of $19,110.00. Most of the statements are for the freight, wharfage, drayage, weighing and storage of cotton shipped by steamboats, and are listed for either Mrs. Ann Foster or the Estate of Robert S. Foster. Other receipts are for the purchase of clothing, books and magazine subscriptions.
Dates: 1833-1859

Joshua Hill Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0535
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839-1904

Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0291
Overview A fire insurance policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her. . . . "
Dates: 1881 December 22

Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540
Overview A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.
Dates: 1950

Garner Family scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0559
Overview A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: after 1892

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0561
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Dates: 1850-1873

Louis Gerstman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0567
Overview Papers of this Selma, Dallas County, Alabama insurance agent and manager of the Edwards Opera House and the Academy of Music, 1879-1896.
Dates: 1879-1896

Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0572
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967

Samuel S. Goodman hotel ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0578
Overview Guest register from 11 July 1889 through 31 January 1890 of this Scottsville, Virginia, hotel.
Dates: 1889-1890

Green and Hopper deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0588
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 30 August 1832, by Moses Green and Joseph D. Hopper to George Whitman.
Dates: 1832 August 30

David D. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0593
Overview This collection consists of correspondence that discusses labor union issues.
Dates: 1919-1936