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...
This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
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