Letters to Ike Schiffman from Bea.

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Identifier

loc_gold_000225_000244

Title

Letters to Ike Schiffman from Bea.

Description

Three letters from Bea to Ike Schiffman. Written on Stromberg, Kraus & Co. letterhead from Louisville, Kentucky. The letters detail business struggles had by Bea and responses to various business suggestions Schiffman offered. Bea also requests futher advice regarding the business. Strombery, Kraus & Co. are manufacturers of trunks and traveling bags. The first letter ends with Bea disclosing that his wife is sick. The second letter mentions bank failures and worries throughout the banking industry and other businesses. A financial panic started in 1893, resulting in a depression that would last through 1898. These letters reflect these fears as they are written at the start of the panic.

Date

1893

Temporal Coverage

Source

I. Schiffman and Company
Box 95, Folder 1893
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, Huntsville, Alabama

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Citation

“Letters to Ike Schiffman from Bea.,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed February 7, 2023, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/4682.

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