A petition to Congress written by several members of the "Committee of Petitioners in the City of New York" to "prevent the transportation of the mail on the Sabbath and the keeping open of post-offices on that holy day."
Civil War diary of a Virginia native who later settled in Alabama. The entries are limited to 1863.
Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings about this prominent Tuscaloosa, Alabama, family.
This collection consists of eleven letters from Albert N. Verno, United States Army, to his friend, Robert (Bob) Haas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Camp Croft and Lake Charles, Louisiana, from December 11, 1942, to December 11, 1944, during World War Two.
Letter written by Walter M. Voll from the U.S.S. Oklahoma based in San Pedro, California on September 26, 1931 to Mary Lee Langolf, a neighbor in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Letters written by B.P. Vosbury to his mother, Katie Vosbury of Washington, DC, while he was serving aboard the U.S.S Tracy (214) in 1930 and 1931 and aboard the U.S.S. Avocet (AM19) in 1932. The letters describe his tours on the U.S. Asiatic Station and life in the Philippines and the South Seas in the years prior to World War II.
A gentleman in Holly Springs, Mississippi, writes to his sweetheart in Hunstville, Alabama, with hopes to see her soon.
A continuing gift of Union Springs, Alabama native Dr. Wade Hall, this massive collection is a sweeping portrayal of Southern History and American culture in word, picture, and song. A portion of this incredible donation is sheet music from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century representing all styles, including ballads, popular and patriotic music, show tunes, country, western and music relating to American wars complements the blues, jazz, gospel, popular sound recordings from the early 1920s to the late 20th. century. This online selection contains only items published prior to 1923.
Letter written by Ellasue Wagner on 30 September 1931, from Seoul, Korea, to a potential donor to her mission work there.
This collection consists of a single letter by Wait, countersigned and approved by Lt. Colonel H. E. Jones, permitting Private Silas Dickens of the 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry to pass from Algiers, Louisiana "to and through the city of New Orleans."
Letter from businessman in Toledo, Ohio, to prior associate in Hartford, Connecticut. Discusses land speculation, settlement of debt, and various other business dealings.
The collection consists of a single receipt, recording the payment of $150 by D.A. Boyd to Wall as partial payment for a team of mules, dated 5 February 1864. The remainder of the sum owed--$600--appears to have been due within a month of 8 February, although the wording is not clear. The high price for the team suggests that this transaction took place in the Confederacy, where inflation had reached ruinous levels by early 1864.
Nan Wallace received an invitation to a dinner and dance.
Contains photographs, correspondence, and typescript speeches written by diplomat George Platt Waller. Also contains a small journal and receipts related to his father's medical practice.
Letter from unidentified American soldier to his girlfriend, Montigny-sur-Aube, France, 29 December 1918.
This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and genealogical material relating to the Walters and Calhoun families.
A collection of Walter correspondence, clippings, programs, and other materials relating to this writer, cook, and costume designer, collected by Mary Bess Paluzzi.
A letter dated 5 April 1935, to James A. Anderson regarding the raid on Tuscaloosa, Alabama by Union Army forces under the command of General John Croxton in April 1865. The author, at the time seven years old, witnessed the incident.
Page from the 2 November 1861 issue of Harper's Weekly, illustrating war scenes in and around Washington, D.C.
Letter from Booker T. Washington asking for financial support for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. The letter is dated November 12, 1915, two days before Washington's death.