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  • Ford, Charles
  • Ford, Samuel
  • Windsor, David A.
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    Windsor & Ford Business Records, 1859-1906.
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    Windsor & Ford (Brick Manufacturing Company) (creator).
    Windsor & Ford Business Records, 1859-1906.
    Phy. Description: 
    4.3 cubic feet: 13 dcoument boxes.
    Digital Reference: 
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Windsor & Ford, a brick manufacturing company in Washington, D. C., was operated by Charles and Samuel Ford and David A. Windsor. It supplied bricks for several federal and district buildings in the city. In addition, the Fords operated a brick manufacturing company and real estate business as Ford and Brother.
    Scope and Content: 
    Invoices and receipts documenting the sale of bricks, purchase of supplies, and expenses for the real estate business; account books, ledgers, and a business diary showing employment records and the shipment of bricks by land and water. Records of Ford and Brother are primarily represented by Charles Ford, and later accounts are with his estate. Also, correspondence concerning financial transactions of the several companies and business cards of other local brick manufacturers.
    Divided into three series: (1) Windsor & Ford; (2) Charles Ford; (3) Ford & Brother.
    Transferred from the Division of Ceramics and Glass, 1983/04/19.
    Finding aids: 
    Container List linked to this online record.
    Cite as: 
    Windsor & Ford Business Records, 1859-1906, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Brickmaking -- 1859-1906 -- Washington (D.C.)
    Real estate -- Washington (D.C.)
    Brickmakers -- 1850-1910
    Bricks -- Manufacturing -- 1850-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Washington (D.C.)
    Ford, Charles
    Ford, Samuel
    Windsor, David A.
    Form / Genre: 
    Business records -- 1850-1900.
    Account books
    Ledgers (account books)
    Correspondence -- 1930-1950
    Business cards
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Charles Ford (company) (creator).
    Ford & Brother, (creator).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0019Add Copy to MyList

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