Skip to main content

Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4065

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the diary of a young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.

Dates

  • 1918

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Violet Rochelle Wolford, daughter of Charles and Mattie Wolford, was born on April 6, 1899, in Gurley, Alabama. She married Frederick Mitchell Jackson (the F. M. Jackson mentioned in the diary) sometime in 1920. In February 1921, the couple had one set of triplets, two girls and a boy, Frederick Mitchell, III. The two girls died just after birth as a result of being scalded in the hospital nursery(1). Violet died in Birmingham, Alabama, in January 1982.



(1) Source: "Frederick Mitchell "Fred" Jackson, III, Obituary." Find A Grave Index. Find A Grave, 27 Dec. 2011. Web. 25 Nov. 2014. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82438506.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.

Provenance

purchased from M. Benjamin Katz, 2014

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
November 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500