Coal mining - company stores.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2936
Overview Store ledger of Cedar Grove Mining Company, Cedar Grove, Kanawha County. Contains accounts of the store's commercial relations with local banks and businesses (mainly supply companies) as well as the individual accounts of miners for store purchases and other expenses, like medical and house improvements.
Collection Number: A&M.2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other individuals...
Collection Number: A&M.2622
Overview Pay ledgers and car load books of the Stevens Coal and Coke Company. Also includes scrip from New River company stores, and folded maps. The pay ledgers and car load books were separated into A&M 2563, Stevens Coal Company. Scrip from New River company stores was separated into A&m 1782.
Dates: ca. 1900-1910
Collection Number: A&M.1525
Overview The collection consists of ledgers, journals, and cashbooks of the Goodwill Coal and Coke Co., Greenbrier Coal and Coke Co., Gulf Coal Co., Louisville Coal and Coke Co., Winding Gulf Coal and Coke Co., and the Winding Gulf Colliery Co., with some material on the operation of company stores. There is also correspondence (1911-1915) between the managers of mines at Winding Gulf and Davy, West Virginia, discussing production levels, availability of railroad cars and freight rates, New River and...