This passage includes a letter written by Gosse, on September 1, 1838. He discusses slavery in Alabama ("a huge deadly serpent"), describing cruel punishments, poor living conditions, and impediments to emancipation. In his view, the institution...
During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he mentions the lack of food in the camp, and then discusses his feelings about the war: "...we could get along...
This event honoring Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn featured an enormous buffet of wild game from across the country, followed by a nine-course meal. The affair, entirely paid for by Boykin, cost about $20,000 in 1949.
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search