Archives Unbound: Business and Economics

This collection offers a particular focus on early fur trading, garment manufacturing, coal mining, and the savings-and-loan bailout, this unique collection provides depth on pivotal economic developments that affected labor, politics, industrialization, and economic expansion in the US.



  • Reporting on the Coal Industry: The Coal Trade Bulletin, 1901-1918
  • Savings and Loan Crisis: Loss of Public Trust and the Federal Bailout, 1989-1993
  • The American Fur Company: America's First Business Monopoly
  • The Union Label and the Needle Trades: Records of the United Garment Workers of America

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