During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the brief letter he sends news of family members, and he refers to the "flag of truce" system developed by the United States Postal Service for delivering mail between the...
During the Civil War, Hall served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses relatives and mutual acquaintances (including the death of his brother, Herbert); his experience in the Confederate army; his plans to return home and...
Before the Civil War, Norcross was a reporter in Philadelphia, and he served in several regiments of the Union Army during war. He moved to Alabama in 1867 to take advantage of business and political opportunities during reconstruction, but he left...
In the letter Tallulah describes an upcoming motion picture project: "I know you will be pleased to know that I have made good with the Screencraft. They have spoken to me about playing the next picture. The director told me that he bought the...
In the message Tallulah apologizes for her lack of correspondence: "Ive [sic] been so busy with the play and Equity meetings that I have not had time to write." She is referring to her work with the Actors' Equity Association.
In the letter Tallulah discusses her work with the Actors' Equity Association, including the current strike: "I joined the Actors Equity because it was the right thing to do. Every member in our show belonged and all the very biggest stars in the...
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