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...
In the letter Bankhead admonishes his daughter for not keeping in touch: "I don't wish to seem harsh, but there is absolutely no excuse on earth for you treating me with the indifference and neglect you have, and I am deeply hurt and want you to...
In the letter Bankhead discusses the "infamous interview" Tallulah gave to Gladys Hall of Motion Picture magazine, and assures her that it "will not permanently impair your standing with the public." He remarks that the incident "has shown to you...
In the book Liddell describes life and changes in Camden, Alabama, during the twentieth century; the author lived in the town from 1933 until her death in 1998. In the first passage she discusses the effects of the Great Depression in different...
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