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Guide to the American Sugar Refining Company records 2008.042

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Collection processed by Liz Farrell

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 07, 2016
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of The American Sugar Refining Company annual reports for 1907 through 1951, with some reports missing. The collection also includes many issues of a company periodical, The American Sugar Family, published in 1920 and 1921. It featured articles on sugar production and refining as well as photographs of and stories about company employees in each of its five plants, including the one on the Brooklyn waterfront. The collection also includes various other pamphlets, articles and images by and about The American Sugar Refining Company, dating from 1918 through circa 2000. Finally, the collection contains picket signs and flyers from the 1999-2001 Domino Sugar refinery labor dispute.

Arrangement note

The collection is organized into four series:

Series 1: Annual Reports and Stockholder Communications, 1907-1951

Series 2: The American Sugar Family (periodical), 1920-1921

Series 3: Publications, 1876-circa 2000

Series 4: Domino Sugar refinery labor dispute, 1999-2001