Williams, A. S., III
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A. S. Williams III Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Overview This collection consists of photographs and manuscripts related to the United States Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968). The images depict major events, key figures, and opposition from hate groups. While the collection focuses heavily on Alabama, there are additional events and locations represented.
Dates: 1920 - 1985
Ephraim Madison Henry papers
Overview Correspondence, concert programs, and other documents from this Tuskegee Institute graduate
Virginia J. Hanson papers
Overview Contains a memory book documenting the senior year of Virginia J. Hanson, a 1912 graduate of Birmingham High School. Also contains research notes, correspondence and manuscripts related to Hanson's thesis, "Alabama in Legend and Lore."
Jennie C. Lee Papers
Overview Contains photographs, letters, programs, and other materials created and collected by Lee, who was director of the Tuskegee Choir for twenty-five years (1903-1928).
Dates: 1891 - 1938
Lincoln Normal School Photographic Albums
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924
Overview Handwritten manuscript by Birmingham author Julia Neely Finch describing "an old-time Southern Mammy."
Dates: between 1900 and 1920
Charles Robinson papers
Overview Letters concerning Robinson's request for a commission in the "colored service" of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
James Smith U.S. Army discharge papers
Overview Military discharge forms for James Smith, a member of the United States Army's Tenth Cavalry Regiment, also known as "Buffalo Soldiers."
Dates: 1872 April - May
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division, Confederate veterans' documents
Overview Typescript copies of legal and financial documents filed in Arkansas between 1848 and 1873, as well as typescript copies of letters, diaries, and military service accounts written primarily by Confederate soldiers. The legal documents are mainly deeds of conveyance, tax records, and deeds for swampland.
Booker T. Washington letter
Overview Letter from Booker T. Washington asking for financial support for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. The letter is dated November 12, 1915, two days before Washington's death.
Dates: 1915 November 1