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Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

William P. Abrams diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0005
Abstract Diaries of travels from New Hampshire to Alabama; to Havana, Cuba; and to the midwestern United States. The majority of entries were written in Gainesville, Alabama, where this New Hampshire native settled.
Dates: 1839 - 1848

Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Overview Materials relating to the organization, including: meeting minutes, account books, lists of members and officers, and other items.
Dates: 1890-1900

Belser and Harris legal firm financial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1796
Abstract A ledger recording the financial transactions of the central Alabama law firm of James Belser and Nathan Harris
Dates: 1846-1850

Bill of Sale for Enslaved Man Named Zeke

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0012
Abstract Bill of sale and warrantee for an enslaved person, Zeke, sold by W. S. Adkins of Lowndes County, Alabama, for $1600. The buyer's name is illegible.
Dates: 1860 February 16

Canebrake collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0267
Overview Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records.
Dates: circa 1837?

John Witherspoon DuBose papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0086
Overview Contains newspaper serialization of John Witherspoon DuBose's Chronicles of the Canebreak, as well as photographs, correspondence, biographical sketches and newspaper clippings related to this Alabama historian.
Dates: 1893 - 1918

Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama, account book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0495
Overview A ledger detailing accounts of a dry goods store in Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama between 1922 and 1924.
Dates: 1922-1924

W. Stuart Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0643
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Dates: Unknown

Marengo County, Alabama Circuit Court docket

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0905
Overview Contains materials on court cases in Marengo County, Alabama, from 1844-1848.
Dates: 1844-1848

Marengo County, Alabama Court records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0906
Overview Contains court records for Marengo County, Alabama, from 1818-1966
Dates: unknown

Mary Rebecca Strudwick memory book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3633
Overview Memory book from Demopolis (Ala.) High School 1909 graduate
Dates: 1909

Jo Tartt Jr. and Judith Tartt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4303
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