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 desire to retire from military...
In the letter the women speak against the proposed suffrage amendment to the United States Constitution. They express their desire to stay out of politics; maintain a safe, patriotic domestic sphere; and respect Southern traditions and...
In this report Head describes the development of bus transportation among rural schools in Montgomery County. He gives details about the purchase and maintenance of the vehicles; the participating drivers and schools; and the records kept for each...
"The purpose of this development is to give the man of moderate means an opportunity to own a suburban estate. Each tract is absolutely level, high and dry, cherted streets. Schools and churches go to make this one of Birmingham's most popular...
In this letter to Governor-elect Wallace, Boykin discusses potential industrial development in southwestern Alabama. He asks Wallace to contact the head of the St. Regis Paper Company to encourage him to establish a plant in the state.
In this letter Boykin invites Wilson to join a large hunt to be held at his lodge in McIntosh, Alabama. He also discusses state and national politics, industry and economic development in Alabama, and the other guests who will attend the hunt.
Noland served as a disbursing agent for the U.S. government during the Cherokee removal. In these passages he describes the landscape and waterways of Alabama and Georgia, commenting on the quality of the land and development opportunities; gives...
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