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Department stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gravely and Moore Studio, Photography Business in Charleston, Negatives

Collection Number: A&M 2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...
Dates: 1860s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

O. J. Morrison Department Stores Company (West Virginia and Ohio), Records

Collection Number: A&M 1486
Overview O. J. Morrison (b. 1869) was the founder and manager of the O. J. Morrison Department Store Company in West Virginia and Ohio. Collection chiefly includes correspondence and financial and legal papers that document the operation of Morrison's stores throughout West Virginia. Correspondence is a mix of personal and business letters, primarily from the 1940s, that document the management of the stores and Morrison's life in the community. There are a few personal letters from family and...
Dates: 1910-1985; Majority of material found within 1940-1950