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Guide to the American Sugar Refining Company records 2008.042

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Liz Farrell

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: American Sugar Refining Company.
Title: American Sugar Refining Company records
Dates [inclusive]: 1876-2001
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1907-1951
Abstract: The American Sugar Refining Company operated a refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for nearly 150 years and employed, at its height, over 4,500 people at a time. Founded in 1807 as Wm. and F.C. Havemeyer, the company went through many name and ownership changes, eventually incorporating as American Sugar Refining Company in 1891, and is today known as Domino Foods, Inc. This collection includes annual reports describing the business operations of the firm (1907-1951), publications featuring photographs and stories about some of those workers (1876-circa 2000), and items relating to a Domino Sugar refinery labor dispute (1999-2001).
Quantity: 2.25 linear feet in two manuscript boxes and one oversize box
Language of Materials: The materials in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: 2008.042