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Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.09.0054

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations.

J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering raw materials, sending and receiving invoices, tracking orders, requests for information, correspondence with the Federal Government including bids, rating certificates and other needs of the Quartermaster Corps. Additionally, the collection includes plans/diagrams for the tents, Department of Labor safety posters and several personnel photographs.

Dates

  • 1941 - 2009
  • Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942
  • Date acquired: 03/18/2009

Creator

Language of Materials

English .

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical or Historical Information

J.H. Hodges, Sr. was the owner and operator of the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company.

Extent

1 boxes

Arrangement Note

Creator

Source of Acquisition

Lee L. Willis

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Title
Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records 02.09.0054
Author
Jeffrey Scott Henley
Date
01/30/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

Contact:
Tallahassee FL 32306 US