Diary entries are chronological but irregular (sometimes months apart, sometimes years). Topics discussed include family matters and health; religion; homes in northwest Georgia (near a settlement of Cherokee Indians) and Gaylesville in Cherokee...
In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
Issues of The Star (originally named The Sun), a newspaper published by William and John Chilton of Montgomery, Alabama, when they were adolescents. The paper includes serialized stories, essays, facts, local news items, jokes, and a few...
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...
This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
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