In the letter Powell explains that he has moved from Huntsville to Franklin County near Tuscumbia and Florence ("they are even now places of great trade and considerable importance but are waging an eternal war against each other - which will...
In the advertisement Summerhill describes the slave's physical appearance and disposition; he suspects that the young man is nearby: "I am clearly of the opinion that Charles is in the midst of our neighbors."
The purpose of the meeting was to choose a voter registrar for the district, and the resolutions were drafted as "a public declaration of our views and sentiments touching the present political situation." In them, the men resolve to "bring to the...
In the first letter, written September 18, 1934, Darby describes the effect of the current national textile strike on his company. Armed strikers have been threatening employees, so the mill has been shut down. He asks the state to intercede since...
The passages describe the lives and contributions of three freedmen of the Rapier family. John H. Rapier, Jr., was a physician at the Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C. John H. Rapier, Sr., a barber in Florence, Alabama, served as a voter...
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