In the letter Mason and Dexter describe the climate, landscape, and business opportunities of the area: "No part of the United States offers greater encouragement to the adventurer, especially the agriculturist than Alabama. The country is yet new,...
In 1906, the Montgomery City Council passed an ordinance requiring blacks and whites to ride on separate streetcars. The Montgomery Traction Company, owner of the streetcars, refused to comply because it would not have been profitable. It would...
This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
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