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Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated

Creator:
Alabama Mining Institute
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
Alabama Fuel and Iron Company Overton, Alabama
Central Iron and Coal Company Kellerman, Albama
Gulf States Steel Company Sayre, Alabama
DeBardeleben Coal Company Sipsey, Alabama
Imperial Coal and Coke Company Bradford, Alabama
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
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Place:
Alabama
Date:
undated
1900-1950
Notes:
The Alabama Mining Institute is a consortium of underground and surface mining operators, dating back to the 1920s.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Mining corporations
Mining and minerals industry
Segregation
Segregation in education
Company towns
Dwellings
Local number:
2007.3102 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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