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Business and Labor

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Company documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0602
Overview Documents dealing with various financial considerations concerning mortgages, bonds, consolidations, etc., between 1912 And 1914
Dates: 1912-1936

Alex Gunn ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0603
Overview Account and invoice ledgers of Alex Gunn's Thomasville, Clarke County, Alabama store from 1909 to 1914.
Dates: 1909-1914

Edward Hall letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0609
Overview Business letters to Addin Lewis in New Haven, Connecticut, from Hall in Mobile, Alabama, 10 March and 15 April 1837 and 17 August 1840.
Dates: 1837, 1840

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-149
Abstract This collection consists of three photographs depicting scenes from Wilburn Brothers Company in Texas.
Dates: Circa 1920

A. B. Hanson records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0623
Overview Letterbook from 12 March to 15 May 1888, other correspondence and cases, a ledger labeled "pleadings" between 18 July 1888 to 26 February 1891 containing general correspondence and cases, and other miscellaneous material from 1888.
Dates: 1888-1891

Harco Drugs records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0626
Overview Miscellaneous materials including newsletters, an employee handbook, memoranda, sales, publicity and marketing information, and other items.
Dates: 1974-1997

John G. Hardin crop lien

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0628
Overview Copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Dates: 1875 July 19

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Hearst, Dennis and Company letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0656
Abstract The 1871-1872 letterbook of a firm in Richmond, Dallas County, Alabama.
Dates: 1871-1872

Lister Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS-0670
Abstract Subject files, correspondence, reports, and other materials by, to, and about this Alabama senator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1923- 1938 and the U. S. Senate from 1938-1969.
Dates: 1921-1968

Phil E. Hill general store records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0671
Abstract An account ledger for a general store in Fairfield, Alabama, possibly owned by Phil E. Hill
Dates: 1873-1874

Barrie Lucien Holt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0692
Overview Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier, and quartermaster general of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D. M. Snow and Company.
Dates: 1841-1950

James Holt carpentry notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0693
Abstract This collection consists of an account book created by this Montgomery, Alabama, carpenter, with notes and entries relating primarily to the purchase of construction items such as nails, plaster, boards, etc.
Dates: 1848

William Hoskins letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0647
Overview Letter dated 31 March 1796, from Hoskins in Bordeaux, France, to James Swan in America, addressing potential business prospects.
Dates: 1796 March 31

Huntsville and Madison County, Alabama, paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0432
Abstract A paper containing a list of trades and professions in Huntsville, Alabama, and describing the geography of Huntsville and Madison County. Includes original, typewritten copy, and photocopy.
Dates: circa 1809

Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0753
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973

John T. Hardier and Company records, 1840-1859

 File — Box WSC001, Folder: W0129.22
Scope and Contents The records in this collection are for a variety of materials being shipped to and from Mobile, Alabama, primarily through John T. Hardier and Company.
Dates: 1840-1859

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

Labor relations papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3454
Overview Miscellaneous labor relations documents
Dates: 1930s-1960s

Letter to Servant Cokeram

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1733
Abstract Letter from unknown writer to his servant Cokeram, instructing to provide provisions for an impending visit by the queen. Undated.
Dates: no date; possibly 1600s

Hugh Mallory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2649
Overview Letter written by Hugh Mallory of Selma, Alabama, on August 15, 1932 to an unidentified person asking for names of others in the recipient's community whom Mallory could contact regarding the use of the highways by busses and trucks being operated for personal profit. Also included is a letter to the State Legistlature requesting that body to regulate such usage.
Dates: 1932

Ferdinand Masendorff financial notebook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0039
Overview Financial notebook includes lists of prices and shipping rates for items such as cotton, sugar, coffee and corn, as well as lists of currency exchange rates, United States cotton production rates, and Mobile cotton brokers.
Dates: 1849-1861

Robert H. McKenzie dissertation, correspondence, and notes

 Collection
Identifier: W-0072
Overview Copy of Robert H. McKenzie's dissertation, "A History of the Shelby Iron Company, 1865-1881," and a small collection of correspondence and research notes related to the dissertation.
Dates: 1971

Spencer J. McMorris daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0967
Abstract Records of daily sales in a general store in Lafayette, Chambers County, Alabama, 1837.
Dates: 1837

C. H. Miller Store Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0987
Abstract General merchandise store records, including ledgers, daybooks, correspondence and miscellaneous materials from a business located in Miller, Marengo County, Alabama.
Dates: 1891-1910

J. R. Odom store ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1066
Overview Ledger from a small general store in Nauvoo, Walker County, Alabama, showing sales and expenses of this family business, 1920-37. The ledger includes notations for jury duty and union dues.
Dates: 1920-1937

Perry County, Alabama, papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0139
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898

F. H. Petrie letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1620
Abstract Letters written from Colbert Shoals and Florence, Alabama, to a business partner about digging canals around shoals on the Tennessee River. Petrie discusses sickness, heavy rains, high water, and lack of funding.
Dates: 1831, 1833

Prices of Domestic Produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0352
Overview Prices of domestic produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865
Dates: 1861-1865

Elmer E. Rhode Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2550
Overview Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California, about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. A third letter makes a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

S.A. and M. Railway survey notes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0076
Overview Material relating to Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery (S.A. & M.) Railway
Dates: after 1888

A.Y. Sharpe and Son, Demopolis, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1260
Abstract Partial records of a Demopolis, Alabama, general store, including amounts brought forward, 1880-1892; and purchases, 1893-1911. Some loose pages are laid in to the account book.
Dates: 1880-1911

Shelby Iron Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1261
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...
Dates: 1862-1930

Southern Business Guide - Illustrated advertisement, circa 1875

 File — Box WSC001, Folder: W0129.16
Scope and Contents This single page from an undated issue of the Southern Business Guide - Illustrated highlights Columbus Female College in Columbus, Georgia, and the Beymer, Bauman, and Company
Dates: circa 1875

W. C. Strong letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0132
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Dates: 1927

George H. Thompson plantation records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0073
Overview Ledger documenting the expenses of Russell County, Alabama, planter George H. Thompson.
Dates: 1855-1874

Toulmin, Hazard, and Company Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1416
Overview Correspondence from the Toulmin, Hazard and Company commission firm of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 - 1837

Woodward Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0061
Overview Correspondence, financial and legal records, annual reports, and employee newsletters produced by the Woodward Iron Company and members of the Woodward Voting Trust, from 1945-1977.
Dates: 1945-1977

Young-White Mercantile Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1600
Abstract Records of this Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama, general store which operated 1905 to 1933.
Dates: 1905-1933