During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his recent bad health; weather and conditions in camp; and a report submitted against him after his furlough: "The...
Julia Lide was in the Army Nurse Corps during World War I. Included here is a biographical sketch, service record, and a transcript of a letter from Colonel David L. Stone. In the letter Colonel Stone commends Lide and the other nurses at the 3rd...
This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
In this letter Frank tells about meeting the son of Bob's employer. Frank wants to persuade Roger Stone, whose father owns the Stone-Mann Paper Company in Mobile, to attend Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
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