New Castle Coal and Coke Company New Castle, Alabama
Railway Fuel Company Parrish, Alabama
Republic Iron and Steel Company Republic, Alabama
Republic Iron and Steel Company Sayreton, Albama
Roden Coal Co Marvel, Alabama
Southern Coal and Coke Company Boothton, Alabama
Woodward Iron Company Woodward, Alabama
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
The Alabama Mining Institute is a consortium of underground and surface mining operators, dating back to the 1920s.
Two volumes of photographs, plus negatives, of mining villages in Alabama, featuring company commissaries, hospitals, dining halls, boarding houses, schools, and recreational facilities. The photographs are captioned as to which facilities were for white employees and which for "colored" employees. Companies documented include the Woodward Iron Company, the Central Iron and Coal Company, DeBardeleben Coal Company, Railway Fuel Company, Southern Coal and Coke Company, Roden Coal Company, Alabama Fuel and Iron Company, Imperial Coal and Coke Company, New Castle Coal and Coke Company, Republic Iron and Steel Company, and Gulf States Steel Company.
Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Mining and minerals industry
Segregation in education
2007.3102 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves