Community and Place
Subject Source: Localbroad
Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Charter of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, branch of this international service organization
Dates: 1966 March 4
Overview Over 140 original plans of train stations from the late nineteen and early twentieth centuries, primarily on the Louisville and Nashville railroad. Most are in ink on waxed architect's paper and are variously sized.
Overview Materials related to Bicentennial celebrations throughout America and pamphlets concerning the American Revolution.
Abstract Contains manuscript of American Society textbook written by Lee Bidgood in 1918.
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Overview This collection consists of a photocopy of a church record book, which contains a register of pastors (1913-1987), marriages (1889-1936), infant baptisms (1924-1988), and members.
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Overview Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.
Dates: circa 1906-1970
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Abstract Two deeds recording the conveyance of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, by Nimrod E. Benson to George Whitman, 19 February 1830 and 2 April 1832.
Dates: 1830, 1832
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Abstract Part of the program and text of the 1940 annual banquet of the Birmingham Real Estate Board, held on 16 January 1941.
Dates: 1941 January 16
Abstract Reports assessing the archeological and cultural significance of various sites in Alabama.
Abstract A Cultural Resources Report by Blitz on the archaeological significance of the proposed site for a poultry processing plant in Cullman County, Alabama.
Abstract Photocopies of records, including board meeting minutes, the covenant, rules of decorum, lists of members, of members received, and resolutions by this Caledonia, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1900-1949; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1949
Overview Lists of members, pastors, marriages, baptisms, and deceased members, as well as church directories of this Methodist church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb’s father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Overview Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
Overview Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Dates: 1924-1973; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1956
Overview Ledger recording purchases by customers at this general store in Eutaw, Green County, Alabama.
Overview The minutes, agenda, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and miscellaneous papers of this Brookwood, Alabama senior citizens organization.
Overview Ledgers and daybooks of this Catherine, Wilcox County, Alabama, country store, reflecting the economic and social conditions of this rural community from 1911 to 1936
Overview Letter from Bryson, dated 12 March 1891, from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Rev. A. A. E. Taylor, St. Louis, Missouri, inviting him to visit Huntsville and discussing the inauguration of a Mr. Briggs
Dates: 1891 March 12
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama, including the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Centennial program, 1937, the 50th anniversary booklet of the Tuesday Study Club, 1964, a Bible Study schedule for 1913, and clippings and photos related to Pickens County landmarks.
Overview A 1992 list of names found on gravestones in this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, cemetery.
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?
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Overview Papers submitted for credit in University of Alabama course EXT318 “Cemeteries and Local History,” a course in the New College Life Track. The focus of the papers is on cemeteries as reflecting the history of a locale and may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be an inventory of interments.
Overview City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.
Overview Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.
Abstract A ledger from a dry goods store in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, containing receipts from various firms and individuals for monies received for accounts, shipping by steamer, etc.
Abstract A letter written by Coleman, dated 22 February 1842, from Athens, Alabama, to John H. Cocke, of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.
Dates: 1842 February 22
Overview This collection consists of fifty-five photographs of the former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. He was closely involved in athletics at the University of Alabama. The photographs show various aspects of his life from 1918 through 1989.
Dates: 1918 - 1989
Abstract A collection of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers.
Abstract Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Smyth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from...
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Overview Collection contains materials relating mainly to Dr. Edward Augustus Cook’s medical practice in Kirk’s Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama including account ledgers, daybooks, register of births and deaths, correspondence, and a photograph.
Dates: 1882 - 1920
Abstract The collection consists of six diaries for 1864, 1867, 1876, 1882, 1884, and 1887, and a photograph of Cooper, an attorney from Tuscumbia, Alabama. The diaries contain daily entries made by Cooper and, in his absence from home, his wife, and give a great deal of information about the community, his activities, and his family.
Overview Scrapbook documenting the history of the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Home Demonstration Club and includes photos, newspaper clippings, and club documents.
Overview Letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.
Dates: circa 1835
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Overview A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.
Overview Collection of meeting minutes and membership lists, 1887-1933, for this Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama, church.
Overview Postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1910-1920
Overview Twenty-three reports assessing the cultural and archeological significance of various Alabama sites, 1976-1979.