In the letter Gayle describes the allegations of the white citizens, including the murder of a circuit court clerk in Russell County. The newly appointed agents are to begin their work by meeting with the Indian chiefs: "In your interview with...
The excerpts, from 1851 and 1853, include lists of slaves preached to; lists of "promiscuous places preached at" (Shores uses "promiscuous" to mean "irregular"; that is, locations not on his regular circuit); and annual summaries of his work. When...
A resolution sent by the Central Unemployed Council after the 1933 Decatur trial with Judge Horton. Resolution demands a change of venue to Birmingham, the release of the Scottsboro Boys and protection for them from lynching, and Negro and white...
In the letter Rutland urges Wallace to cooperate with the federal government in upcoming integration efforts: "We Alabama Democrats see some things about our great national party that we do not like. However, we are Americans first. We know that...
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