In the letter Hanes discusses petitions circulating in Washington County, regarding the proposed boundaries. Apparently, there are two petitions: one "for a devision of this county a cross the river" and another "for the devision by the river."...
In the advertisement Bobo describes the slaves and their owner, Rufus K. Flax of Attalla County, Mississippi, to "come forward and conform to the statute of this State in such cases made and provided."
These were families of "volunteers absent in the army," who were unable to provide for themselves. The list gives the names of the volunteers, the number of family members, and the amount of money required by each family for a year.
The agreement was drafted as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933. By signing it employers agreed to promote the efforts of the National Recovery Administration: "...the undersigned hereby agrees with the President as follows:...Not...
In the letter the firm responds to a recent letter from Parks, in which he protested an advertisement that appeared in The New York Times to solicit funds for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legal defense. The firm argues that the newspaper is not...
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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