In the excerpt Peggy Dow discusses passing through present-day Alabama with her husband, Lorenzo, an itinerant preacher from Connecticut. She describes the landscape, accommodations, traveling conditions, and acquaintances met along the way. She...
Melissa Russell was a native of Springfield, Massachusetts; she traveled to Alabama with her brother, Henry, who was an Indian agent near Tallassee. In the diary she describes fellow travelers, accommodations, social activities, and towns she...
In this report Head describes the development of bus transportation among rural schools in Montgomery County. He gives details about the purchase and maintenance of the vehicles; the participating drivers and schools; and the records kept for each...
This passage includes an excerpt of a travel narrative by James S. Buckingham, a British author. In it Buckingham describes a visit through east central Alabama, giving details about the landscape, accommodations, and traveling conditions along the...
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