In the letter Bolling discusses his studies at the university; criticism of his father's vote in the Electoral College during the recent presidential election; "troubles in Autaugaville & Prattville among the negroes"; disagreements among Southern...
In the letter John discusses the tense political climate across the country, the possibility of secession, and the necessity of fighting: "I heard to day [sic] that the latest telegraphic news was that Gov. Wise had been assassinated, Cobb had been...
In the message Woolf commends the governor for not sending National Guardsmen to interfere with the textile strike: "Seven hundred workers out and peace and quiet prevails but if guards were stationed here trouble would be inevitable."
In this letter Fisher discusses his A.M. degree from Geneva College, his recent appointment to teach at a church school in Tuscaloosa, his current job of tutoring the sons of the planter C. H. Cleveland, sickness at the plantation, and worms that...
This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
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