Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon. In the letter she mentions that her granddaughter, Harriet, will be taking a position as a governess with a family. Lucy and Harriet had been teaching in their own school, but they could not enroll...
The material was assembled by E. F. Holman, principal of the school. In the reports the teachers describe the studies and activities their classes engaged in throughout the school year. Photographs of the students are often included.
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. In the letter she seeks advice about her plans to raise money, which include the sale of property and her husband's artwork. She has made arrangements with men...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his sister's death and his deceased mother's influence on her children's spiritual lives: "We received your letter to...
Mary S. Pond taught freed slaves in Selma, Alabama, possibly as a teacher with the American Missionary Association. In this letter to her friend she comments on her loneliness; her low salary and difficult teaching situation; and her general...
From the introduction by T. Thomas Fortune: "Mr. Washington still lives; and to-day the South possesses no voice stronger than his,--that is teaching Christian love and sympathy and national unity with like power and success...one of the strongest...
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