African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Creole Social Club records
Overview Insurance policies on the club house, an account book from a Mobile, Alabama, apothecary with the club, and tickets for social events sponsored by this African-American social club.
Lillian Graves Letters
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twelve letters written by governess Lillian Graves from October 1885 through February 1886 as Graves cared for the Woodward family children in post-Civil War Alabama. Graves describes daily and holiday activities in late nineteenth-century Alabama, visiting the Woodward Iron Company mine, and makes extensive and problematic remarks about African Americans living in the Woodward home and in the area.
Dates: October 1885-February 1886