Civil Rights and Human Rights
Subject Source: Localbroad
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, 1913-1940, copies of the organization's newsletter, 1958-1972, miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, and correspondence, a few rosters, and papers relating to admitting African Americans to the association, 1949-1950.
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, as well as copies of submitted articles (published and unpublished), of this peer-reviewed academic journal that presents the best of scholarship on the history of the state.
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Abstract Two letters written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The first, dated 14 July 1839, orders shoes for Beene's sixty-eight slaves and includes a list of slaves and a measurement of their feet in inches. In the second, dated 16 December 1841, Beene expresses dissatisfaction with both shoes and prices.
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
Abstract Several newspaper clippings relating to the trial of several white men for the murder of Walter P. Billings, an African-America resident of Sumter County, Alabama, on 1 August 1874, and also a lengthy jury charge by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ballard decrying violence used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations against African-Americans.
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Dates: 1935-1968; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968
Overview Research paper titled "Integration at the University of Alabama," submitted for seminar in African American history at the University of Alabama in 1975.
Overview A small miscellany of materials including Bryce's appointment as medical officer of ship "Yorkshire," clippings about Bryce, among them his obituary, and copy of his "Moral and Criminal Responsibility," 1888
Overview Tuscaloosa, Alabama Circuit Court deposition, dated 3 February 1977, of the plaintiff in civil action no. 7984, Joe W. Burleson vs. National Broadcasting Co., et al.
Dates: 1977 February 3
Overview A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.
Abstract A collection of this Alabama native and Louisiana State University professor's lecture notes, publications, and professional files on subjects including logic, religion, language, labor arbitration, and civil rights/segregation.
Overview Notarized document dated 22 April 1836, for sale of slaves in New Orleans by (Auguste) Carriere & (Daniel Gregoire) Borduzat to Prosper Foy.
Dates: 1836 April 22
Abstract Papers of a Tuscaloosa family whose members included Hardy Clements, Rufus Hargrove Clements, Martha Lavinia Clements, Frank Bugbee Clements, Luther Morgan Clements, and others. The bulk of the papers relate to Frank Bugbee Clements.
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Abstract Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Overview Documents pertaining to the sale of lands belonging to Ko Yoo Quae, Alpetter Hadjo, Co Choc O Nee, Coch Che Yo Ho Lo, and Pelis-hart-ke - all Creek Indians living in Alabama between 1833 and 1841.
Overview Typewritten works by DuBois, including an essay entitled "The Future of Africa in America" as well as a list of "Books on the African American"
Dates: Circa 1940
Overview The record group contains many early extant records of The University of Alabama and includes materials documenting a wide range of functions, persons, and aspects of the University.
Dates: 1820 - 1920
Overview Documents, interviews, and source material used by Camille Elebash,in co-producing with Joe Terry, the documentary George Wallace: A Politician’s Legacy.
Overview A Free French Relief arm band, featuring a swastika and the words "Sous la Botte Nazie (Under the Nazi Boot)," and a printed poem in English by Marie C. Benney entitled "France," about the Nazi suppression of freedom in France.
Dates: between 1939 and 1945
Overview Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Overview Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).
Overview Receipt dated 28 January 1836 for a 19 year old slave, Bradley, bought by William Gary from Linoir Lassiter.
Dates: 1836 January 28
Overview Petition to Alabama Governor Clement Comer Clay from the citizens of Morgan County, Alabama, on behalf of Archimedes Hank, to repeal or reduce penalty for forfeiture of bond for failure to appear in court.
Abstract Materials saved by the chief of Marion, Alabama, police including legislative reports, police reports, photos, newspaper articles, letters, affidavits concerning demonstrations in Marion, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama.
Overview Paper entitled "Then Came the Women: The University in the Nineties," written by Bessie Leach Hayden, Dean of Women, about the first sixty years of coeducation at the University of Alabama.
Dates: circa 1953
Overview Pamphlet lists the names of residents who "signed the petition sent to Governor [George] Wallace," and the names of the employers of the signers.
Dates: 1963 May 29
Abstract Photographs taken by James William Oakley Jr. during the week that Autherine Lucy, the first African American student at The University of Alabama, enrolled in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Overview Scrapbook containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera concerning civil rights, Christianity, and centenarians gathered by Ada Belle Parker.
Overview An extensive collection of books, pamphlets, and other literature from civil rights groups, government commissions, and white supremacist organizations during the desegregation era.
Overview Correspondence and financial papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, attorney, as well as material relating to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1867, of which Peck was chairman.
Overview Letter from Dan Price, a white Alabaman who taught freed African-American students, to his Congressman, Charles Wilson Pierce, about the vicious activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Sumter County, Alabama, in 1868.
Dates: 1868 December 21
Abstract Photographs of the first African American student admitted to the University of Alabama, Autherine Lucy, enrolling at The University of Alabama in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Abstract Broadsides and other literature handed out in and around Birmingham, Alabama, by opponents of desegregation. Groups represented were: Alabama Committee for Conservative Government, Birmingham Committee to Preserve the American Republic, Citizens Councils of Alabama, Freedom Educational Foundation, National States Rights Party, and the United Americans for Constitutional Government.
Dates: circa 1962-1963, 1964
File — Box WSC002, Folder: W0150.08
Scope and Contents This broadside describes the conditions under which many Southern prisoners of war were suffering and solicits financial support from Southerners living in Europe during the Civil War. The Fund was intended to "mitigate some of these sufferings" although it acknowledged that some of the suffering could not be relieved.
Dates: circa 1864