Copy of typed script of speech given by Judge Horace C. Wilkerson to the Optimist Club (sponsored by Mobile Real Estate Association) on September 17, 1953.
Legal documents, financial records, correspondence, and other personal papers of this Tuscaloosa County probate judge in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A letter from Gertie Williams of Barcelona, Venezuela, to Ruth and Denny Collins of Hooven, Ohio, about gifts for her daughter's (Linda) graduation.
Hank Williams shakes the hand of a young fan in this black and white image.
Letters and artifacts from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries of this large rural Alabama family.
Three documents relating to the hire of a slave named Alexander, owned by Mrs. Sarah Williams, by a M. Stanly of Maysville, Kentucky.
This collection consists of one letter from Willis, a soldier in the 60th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, to his parents, written from Camp Burnside, Indianapolis, Indiana, where the unit was guarding Confederate POWs, on 5 November 1864.
Receipts from grocers, clothing sellers, and other Mobile, Alabama, merchants detailing personal expenditures; also includes seventy-six letters, mostly relating family news.
The collection contains a letter written by Willy from San Francisco, California, to his mother. It is written in German and a translation is unavailable at this time.
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Family members Polly Wilson and Sally Hill say their goodbyes to Mrs. Robert Hill whose health is quickly declining.
Scrapbook contains clippings of literary addresses, most relating to education, from various publications. The scrapbook itself is a Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrapbook.
A playbill for a Chicago production of Moss Hart's 1945 play, Winged Victory.
A letter written to Horace Winslow of Rochester, New York, about a small outbreak of consumption.
Samuel B. Winslow writes to Hamilton L. Gibson about family and friends. He briefly mentions his journey to Tennessee.
Letters to his father-in-law, Joel W. Jones of Selma, Alabama, from John A. Winston, 1863-64.
This collection consists of two letters to Violet Wise, Overpeck, Ohio. One letter is from Gunnery Sergeant James E. Ramsey, Quantico, Virginia, January 25, 1945. The other letter is from Sergeant Major T. King, France, March 25, 1945.
Two notebooks, containing mathematical equations and scientific essays, as well as the handwritten manuscripts of J. T. Wiswall's works "The African" and "Iliad of the Family," neither of which were ever published.
A variety of materials related to several Alabama women, some of whom we well-known in Alabama and the nation, while others were simple women going about their daily lives. This is also the affirmative side of a debate speech presented by Benjamin F. Eborn at Southern University in Greensboro, Alabama, on the question "Is Woman Really Better Than Man?"
Letters, receipts, and robe order forms from the Women of the KKK to three of its members in Michigan.