Alabama -- History -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The story of the family of James Oliver Banks II of Eutaw, Alabama, as told in the photographs of his son Wilkes Coleman Banks.
Overview Family history of the Humphries of Mississippi and Alabama.
Overview Collection consists of a variety of materials related to the life of Jo Cowin Tartt Jr. and his wife, Judith Watkins Tartt. The materials are predominately focused on Mr. Tartt's childhood and various careers throughout his life. Of notable interest are his photographs of the Alabama Black Belt during the 1960s through the early 1980s, which depict life and living conditions in small-town Alabama after the Civil Rights movement. In addition to his photographs, other materials include journals,...
Dates: 1890 - 2019
Scope and Contents The collection is of one photographic album of 145 photographs documenting the construction of United States Nitrate Plant Number 2 and the people of Muscle Shoals, Alabama during 1918 and 1919. In addition to the construction photographs there are many of the daily life and tent cities erected for workers in the area. The photographs are mounted, measuring 3½”x 3¾” to 3½” x 6”, and most are captioned beneath or on the verso.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Scope and Contents The collection is mostly comprised of correspondence between American botanists Roland McMillan Harper and John Kunkel Small between 1897-1935 and copies of articles, journal interviews, and various other publications written by both botanists during their careers. The correspondence was compiled by Thomas H. Dodd, Jr. of Semmes, Alabama, a prominent horticulturalist, nursery owner, and colleague of Harper. There is a small collection of correspondence between Thomas H. Dodd, Jr. and Marie...
Dates: 1897 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1937