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Steel industry and trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Louis Martin, Collector, Records Regarding Weirton Steel

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3829
Overview Records regarding Weirton Steel Company of Weirton, West Virginia. Includes annual reports, calendars with illustrations, clippings, diagrams of facilities, and newsletters.
Dates: ca. 1982-1997

Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV papers

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Collection Number: A&M-4050
Abstract John Davison (Jay) Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate for five terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 15, 1985, to January 3, 2015. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014. Rockefeller previously served in the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968); as Secretary of State of West Virginia (1968-1972); president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973-1976); and Governor of West Virginia...
Dates: 1960-2015; Majority of material found within 1985-2014

United Steel Workers of America, Union Button

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Collection Number: A&M.4485
Content Description A metal pin-back button signifying membership in the United Steel Workers of America labor union. The artifact is pinned to its original paper mount. The paper mount is printed with the text "Here is Your Union Button" above the pinned button and "Wear this Badge of Honor Proudly" below. The paper also bears the Allied Label mark, certifying that the button was manufactured by Union affliated workers.
Dates: ca. 1942-1980

Wheeling Steel Corporation, Histories

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Collection Number: A&M.2948
Overview Includes typescripts "The History of Principio and Iron Hill", clippings on J.J. Holloway, Earl Oglebay, Alexander Glass, Josiah Fox, and the iron and steel industry of the Wheeling area. Also includes sheet music for the theme song of the Wheeling Musical Steelmakers titled "Got a Feeling, I'll Be Stealing Back to Wheeling, West Virginia" by Bob Ellsworth. Also contains an issue of Time Magazine with an advertisement for Wheeling Steel's COP-R-LOY pipe on p. 41 (1928).
Dates: 1928-1980

Wheeling Steel Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0105
Overview Annual reports issued to stockholders summarizing the economic status of the Wheeling Steel Corporation. Official news bulletins for management personnel entitled "Its Wheeling Steel." It is and intra-company newsletter containing reports, policy statements, recommendations, and announcements. Also a volume of the term loan and revolving credit agreement with the supplemental indenture (fifth) to the first mortgage and deed of trust. This 1967 compilation by Hale D. Fox records the credit...
Dates: 1925-1967

William Nelson Page (1854-1932) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1755
Overview Papers of William Nelson Page, civil and mining engineer, who was manager of the Hawk's Nest Coal Company, 1877-1880; built and operated the Victoria Blast Furnace, Goshen, Virginia, 1880-1885; organized and developed the Gauley Mountain Coal Company, 1889-1917; served in the West Virginia National Guard for twenty years; and was mayor of Ansted for ten years. Subjects include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Deepwater Railway Company, Guy's Run Iron Land, Iron and Steel Works...
Dates: 1860 (1881-1890) 1924

William Starke Rosecrans (1818-1898) Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1943
Overview Correspondence of a Civil War general who had business interests in the Cannel Coal Company, Coal River Navigation Company, James River and Kanawha Company, and the Western Oil Company. Subjects include coal, oil, iron and steel; improvements on the Kanawha, Coal, and Ohio rivers; English investments in the Cannel Coal Company and the Winifrede Mining & Manufacturing Company; and timber prices. Civil War correspondence includes letters from Francis H. Pierpont and General Jacob D. Cox....
Dates: 1841-1879

William W. and J.J. Holloway Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2809
Overview Collection concerns J.J. Holloway, financier and banker of Wheeling, and his son William W. Holloway (Sr.), businessman and former executive of Wheeling Steel Corporation. There is a journal containing J.J. Holloway's personal expenditures for 1880, and a notebook of prices and specifications for iron and steel products of the Standard Steel and Iron Company.
Dates: 1880-1969