This collection contains correspondence between Tuscaloosa, Alabama, resident J.C. Faulkner and many of his family and friends over a span of about a year, between December 1944 and December 1945, while he served in the U.S. Navy at Camp San Bruno, California and Guam. Other military-related documents and items are also included.
Postcards and letters collected by this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native.
Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.
Contains eight letters written mainly by family and friends to Forrest and Mabel Fea of Blanchard, Michigan, with one official letter and document from the Freeman Oil Company.
Letters from Myer L. Feldman to his wife, Ida, and baby daughter, Sally Ann, while he was in the United States Navy, stationed at the Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and aboard the U.S.S. LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship.
Friends and siblings write to Marion and Ken Feltes about trips and visits around America, health, and daily doings in middle America. Five letters are from Marion Feltes to her husband, Kenneth Feltes.
Correspondence, clippings and reports about the University of Alabama collected by this alumnus and trustee of the institution.
Collection contains letters to Ora Ferguson in Louisville, Kentucky, from her husband Clarence and nephew William Peyton. Clarence writes home while in Miami, Florida. Two of the letters are from her nephew in Syria. He writes to her about the situation in Jerusalem and other parts of the Middle East.
The Stepin Fetchit Postcard depicts a scene from the movie The County Chairman. The postcard features an autograph by Fetchit.
A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 March 1833, to Jonathan Mayhew and George Whitman.
An entertainment program from the Fifth United States Army Special Services in the 1960s, featuring the Union Barrack-Ades, entertainment troupe from Louisville, Kentucky.
A Free French Relief arm band, featuring a swastika and the words "Sous la Botte Nazie (Under the Nazi Boot)," and a printed poem in English by Marie C. Benney entitled "France," about the Nazi suppression of freedom in France.
Handwritten manuscript by Birmingham author Julia Neely Finch describing "an old-time Southern Mammy."
Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926. There are also letters to her son, Edwin W. Finch, written by her daughter, Lucine Finch, and her nurse/companion, Nurse Scott. There is also a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
The historical manuscripts collection consists of over 1800 collections -- over 11,000 linear feet of historical and literary manuscripts, reflecting the history and culture of Alabama and the Southeast from the colonial period to the present. Collections include papers of a number of former Alabama congressmen and senators, records of businesses ranging from general stores to iron and coal companies, records of churches and social and professional organizations, and personal papers of individuals and families. The collections document the lives of people of diverse backgrounds, from farmers and plantation owners to soldiers, politicians, educators, and others.
Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.
Publication of the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics for the British Cadets
List of pastors, rules of decorum, the church covenant, and baptism lists, 1838-1904. It also includes an article, "Chronicles of the First Baptist Church," by Tom Garner, clerk.
Print of " The First Battle Between 'Iron' Ships of War" engraving, entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862 by Henry Bill in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the District of Connecticut."
Contains record books, 1820-1948; list of baptisms, 1845-1894; Board of Trustees record books, 1838-1911; Board of Deacons minute book, 1886-1888; and miscellaneous other documents for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama church.