Huffman-Hamilton Family Records, 1894-1975 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Funeral homes - Illinois - Carbondale - History
Grading (Earthwork) - Illinois - History
Grocery trade - Illinois - Murphysboro - History
Huffman, Nyle G.
Huffman-Harker Funeral Home.
Illinois - History - 1865
Murphysboro (Ill.) - History
Service stations - Illinois - Carbondale - History
This collection consists of ledgers from a filling station, a grocery store, a hauling and grading business, and a funeral home owned and operated by the Huffman and Hamilton families in Carbondale and Murphysboro, Illinois. The ledger books span from 1894 to 1925, but the majority cluster from 1920 to 1925.
The specific locations of the businesses are that of Huffman Funeral Home, located at 210 W. Oak street in Carbondale, the first filling station in Carbondale, located at 221 N. Illinois Avenue. The hauling and grading business as well as the grocery store have ambiguous identities and locations, but were owned by the Huffman and Hamilton families.