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  • Description: Interesting
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    • "California Bound."

    • 1849-10-16
    • Advertisement for the sale of an 83-acre farm in Henry County, Alabama. The nearby community of Lawrenceville "promises to become an interesting little village, being the situation of Prof. Spears recently established High School, and surrounded by...
    • 2009-08-24
    • "Female Education in California."

    • 1850-01-01
    • The article mentions that Mrs. M. E. Tulloss, the former principal of the Young Ladies' Seminary in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is going to California to teach: "It is an interesting fact, that she is the first female teacher and missionary that goes to...
    • 2009-08-24
    • Incomplete letter from Alfred Moore.

    • 1863-00-00
    • During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he briefly mentions possible troop movements and then describes a recent snowball fight in great detail, observing that "These sham battles are much more...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Henry Semple in Wartrace, Tennessee, to his wife, Emily.

    • 1863-05-16
    • During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his health; conditions and the...
    • 2011-06-01
    • Front Page of The Woman's Journal from August 17, 1901.

    • 1901-08-17
    • Included on this page are two articles about the discussion women's suffrage during Alabama's constitutional convention. The first item (at the bottom left of the page under "Editorial Notes") mentions a proposed amendment that would allow certain...
    • 2010-11-12
    • "Hear What I Say."

    • 1917-11
    • Advertisement card for the Henry County Fair in Abbeville, Alabama; the fair was held from November 12 to 17. The following is printed on the back: "We Want to See You at this exposition representative of this region's Agricultural, Horticultural,...
    • 2014-06-18
    • Letter from Dick Boykin to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1946-03-21
    • In this letter to his father, Dick discusses renovations on his property and possible business ventures. Particularly interesting is his mention of kudzu, which the federal government sanctioned during this time to combat soil erosion.
    • 2009-09-15

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