The records of banks; general stores; mills; hotels; lawyers; lumber, mining, real estate, insurance, construction, clothing, and railroad companies, are just a few examples of business holdings. Researchers can learn how people worked, how much they were paid, and the products they made and bought by studying these sources. A community's financial situation can be explored by studying these kinds of materials, as well. For more information, researcher may want to browse the list of business related collections.
Miami [MO] Savings Bank, Record Book, 1874-1923 (C1164)
Minutes of meeting, March 1893