Frank wrote this letter while Frances was living in New York City. He offers advice on finding a job and mentions acquaintances who might assist her. Though he commends her independence, he urges her not to be too proud to accept help from others.
This article reports that African Americans in Pensacola, Florida, are boycotting street railroads to protest a proposed segregation ordinance. The article argues that while this response is common in cities with similar laws, the boycotts are...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses his own poor health ("i hav just bin pewney all this winter") and...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he describes a battle he recently fought in: "it twas a dangers to bee under the...
In the letter Blount reports on the progress of the Georgia-Alabama Survey Commission; although the team is having difficulty finding its next point, his "prospects have brightend" and his "hopes strengthend lately"; the commissioner from Alabama...
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