Employee Records of the A.M. Byers Company [Pennsylvania], 1916-1952 (ICPSR 6359)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
Warren C. Whatley; Gavin Wright


Version V1

This data collection contains work histories of employees of the A.M. Byers Company. A complete work history for each employee is presented, including wage rate, occupation, date of hire, length of time on the job, and reasons for leaving. Demographic information in the collection includes date of birth, gender, marital status, race, ethnicity, place of birth, citizenship, and English language ability.

Whatley, Warren C., and Wright, Gavin. Employee Records of the A.M. Byers Company [Pennsylvania], 1916-1952. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06359.v1

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National Science Foundation (NSF: SES-8300696 and SES-8910514)

University of Michigan

1916 -- 1952

1989 -- 1991

Stratified random sample of 6,992 employees.

Persons employed between 1916 and 1952 in the Southside and Ambridge, Pennsylvania, plants of the A.M. Byers Company.

manuscript employee records of the A.M. Byers Company housed at the Labor Archives, Archive of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh

administrative records data



2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 5 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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