Jack Turner was allegedly the leader of a plot to massacre the white residents of Choctaw County in 1882. He was apprehended and lynched before the plot unfolded. Folder contains 5 pages of narrative compiled for the Works Progress Administration...
Includes essays on the history of education in Alabama. Folder contains 64 pages of Alabama short stories and essays compiled for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the late 1930s Some of the stories are set in Shelby County.
Folder label says these are duplicate copies. Folder contains 126 pages of former slave narratives and narratives about plantation life by white people compiled during the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the late-1930s.
Folder contains 83 pages of Alabama short stories and songs compiled by Francois Ludgers Diard, for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the late-1930s. Many of the stories are biographical sketches.