Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records
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
Abstract A ledger recording the financial transactions of the central Alabama law firm of James Belser and Nathan Harris
Bill of Sale for Enslaved Man Named Zeke
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.
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?
Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama, account book
Overview A ledger detailing accounts of a dry goods store in Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama between 1922 and 1924.
W. Stuart Harris papers
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Hugh Davis Papers
Abstract Extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.
Dates: 1820 - 1898
Jo Tartt Jr. and Judith Tartt Papers
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
John Witherspoon DuBose papers
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
Marengo County, Alabama Circuit Court docket
Overview Contains materials on court cases in Marengo County, Alabama, from 1844-1848.
Marengo County, Alabama Court records
Overview Contains court records for Marengo County, Alabama, from 1818-1966
Mary Rebecca Strudwick memory book
Overview Memory book from Demopolis (Ala.) High School 1909 graduate
William P. Abrams diaries
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