During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses a religious revival that has been taking place in the camp, with nightly preaching for the last week. He also asks Martha to send...
This newsletter was published by the Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc., "An Organization to Attain, Through Research and Action, Equal Opportunities for All People of Alabama." This issue includes articles on "segregation by intimidation"...
In the first letter, written August 17, 1957, Stewart praises Folsom for his recent action against Ku Klux Klan demonstrations in the state: "I truly believe that thousands of decent voters in this state have been hoping such action would be taken...
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