In the letter the men explain the causes of the commission's "apparent slothfulness": their "progress has been greatly retarded by frequent recurrences of local attraction" and the trees and uneven landscape have made it "almost impossible to be...
All the freedman are listed, with the amount of the wages due them. In the original contract Smith agreed to provide the laborers $60 ("for Negro men of first class"), two suits of clothes, and one acre planted in cotton; the freedmen agreed to pay...
This article discusses the activities and duties of the Women's Army Corps at Fort McClellan in Alabama; it includes photographs of the WACs at work, as well as interviews with women in several different departments on the base. "The WACs are...
These documents belonged to Wallace's attorney, J. Kirkman Jackson, who defended him when U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought an injunction enjoining Wallace from preventing the enrollment of Vivian Malone and David McGlathery at the...
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