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Alabama Textual Materials Collection
  • Subject: Industrialization--Alabama
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    • "Blockade Goods."

    • "Blockade Goods."

    • 1863-05-24

    • Advertisement for hardware and supplies that are usually difficult to get because of blockades.

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wanted."

    • "Wanted."

    • 1863-12-27

    • Advertisement placed by a man seeking employment in an ironworks: "Has had 23 years experience in the business, and is a refugee from Missouri."

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wanted to Hire."

    • "Wanted to Hire."

    • 1864-12-04

    • Advertisement seeking two hundred "negro mechanics and laborers" to work at the foundry in Selma, Alabama; board, clothing, and medical service will be provided. The ad also asks for fifteen men to work on a steamboat on the Alabama River, and it...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wanted to Hire, 200 Negro Men."

    • "Wanted to Hire, 200 Negro Men."

    • 1864-01-24

    • Advertisement seeking two hundred slave men to work at the Bibb Iron Works; for every ten men hired, "One Woman will be received." Room, board, and clothing will be provided for all workers.

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Moulders Wanted."

    • "Moulders Wanted."

    • 1863-12-27

    • Advertisement seeking two molders to work at the Jackson Foundry in Demopolis, Alabama.

    • 2010-01-25
    • Telegram from Frank W. Boykin to George C. Wallace.

    • Telegram from Frank W. Boykin to George C. Wallace.

    • 1962-06-13

    • Boykin sent this message after Wallace's success in the 1962 gubernatorial primary. In it, he discusses the campaign, describes current industrial projects in the first district, and alludes to difficulties that challenge the state in the near...

    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from W. M. Byrd in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from W. M. Byrd in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-06

    • In the letter Byrd discusses the possibility of establishing an armory and powder mill in Selma. He has researched the matter and presented his proposal to the Confederate government twice with no success: "The indifference of the government on the...

    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from John Fraser in Montgomery, Alabama, to Horace Ware.

    • Letter from John Fraser in Montgomery, Alabama, to Horace Ware.

    • 1860-06-07

    • In the letter Fraser comments on the quality of the iron produced by Ware at the Shelby Iron Works: "I hope you will be able to furnish all the iron that is consumed in this market, for in my opinion there is no better to be found in this or any...

    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-08

    • In the letter Lapsley discusses possible coal supplies to the foundry in Selma, if the Confederate government establishes an armory there. In particular he mentions the estimates given by William P. Browne, who plans to discuss the matter with...

    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-17

    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the availability of iron for work on the Alabama and Mississippi Rivers Railroad ("I apprehend some difficulty now in procuring iron to complete the road"), and he mentions specimens of iron that are being sent to...

    • 2009-09-30
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-01-20

    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the foundry in Selma that might be purchased by the Confederate government; he mentions the property, buildings, equipment, and cost. He also describes the iron that could be easily supplied from Shelby County: "From...

    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-06

    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the plans of several businessmen (including himself) to purchase and upgrade the Shelby Iron Works. Before investing in the company, the men want a guarantee that the Confederate government will buy iron for at least...

    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-01-21

    • In the letter Lapsley mentions a European gun maker in Selma ("one of the most skillful gun makers I doubt not, in the Confederate states"), who would be willing to oversee an armory if the Confederate government were to establish one in the city....

    • 2009-09-28

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