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    Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated.
     
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    Creator: 
    Alabama Mining Institute (creator).
    Title: 
    Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated.
    Phy. Description: 
    1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    The Alabama Mining Institute is a consortium of underground and surface mining operators, dating back to the 1920s.
    Scope and Content: 
    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.
    Organization: 
    1 series.
    Provenance: 
    The collection was transferred to the Archives Center by the Division of Work and Industry, but its previous provenance is unknown.
    Finding aids: 
    Preliminary inventory.
    Cite as: 
    Alabama Mining Institute Photographs, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Restrictions: 
    UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
    Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
    Fees for commercial reproduction.
    Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Mining corporations
    Mining and minerals industry
    Segregation
    Segregation in education
    Company towns
    Dwellings -- Alabama
    Subject-Name: 
    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
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs -- 1900-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film.
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, 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.
    Local Number: 
    2007.3102 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 1004Add Copy to MyList

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