Von Braun was the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center from 1960 to 1970, when he moved to Washington, D.C., to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA. The newspaper printed this issue to celebrate the "von Braun era"...
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].
During the meeting Dr. H. Councill Trenholm presented the report that had been requested by the Board on June 14. Afterward the governor and the superintendent of education thanked him for the "progress he had made in organizing the college so that...
The constitutional convention of 1867 met from October to December; it was held as a result of the Reconstruction Act of 1867, which made Alabama part of the Third Military District under General John Pope. These records consist of ordinances and...
This section gives information from Mr. Byrne about the death of his father, who was killed by Indians at his home in 1814; it also discusses Reuben Kemper, who had attempted to occupy Mobile in 1810 while it was still under the control of Spain.
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 pamphlet Milner gives a "testimony" to argue against giving African American political power, and he blames the Republican Party for discord in the state: "There has not been a moment of peace in Alabama, since the black Republican party was...
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