Community and Place
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 405 Collections and/or Records:
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 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
Overview Scrapbook documenting the history of the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Home Demonstration Club and includes photos, newspaper clippings, and club documents.
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.
Overview Photocopy of a record book including the minutes, rolls, and mission reports of this Talladega church
Overview Letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate.
Dates: 1848 June 29
Overview Ledger containing records of the Chancery Court at Dadeville, Alabama (the 17th District of the Middle Division of the State of Alabama), from February 1842 to May 1848.
Overview One ledger containing the treasurer’s records pertaining to taxes and other fines and fees paid in Dallas County, Alabama from 1868 to 1873.
Overview This collection consists of forty-five photographs depicting former Alabama Governor George Wallace, Jr. used by Dan T. Carter in his book "The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, The Origins of The New Conservatism and The Transformation of American Politics" 1995. Images of the various stages of Wallace's life, his family, and his wife, Lurleen. Many are official photographs released from the Governor's office.
Dates: 1918 - 1974
Overview Eleven scrapbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama,women's organization, covering the beginning years of organization (1956-1960) through 1998.
Abstract Letters, newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and other items reflecting the personal interests of their compiler during his high school and undergraduate years.
Dates: 1973-1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988
Abstract A letter testamentary to Edgar G. Dawson, naming him executor of the estate of William Eliza Terrell, June 3, 1867, one to “My darling,” June 4, 1885 written while on a trip to Italy, and the plantation book for “Ravenswood,” January 1869-January 1, 1873.
Abstract An 1867 announcement containing information for students of this Dayton, Alabama girls school overseen by the Rev. J.F. Tarrant and his wife.
Abstract A document dated 26 July 1849, recording the gift of one acre of land to the town of Pine Grove in Pike County, Alabama.
Dates: 1849 July 26
Abstract Typescript copy of Judge W.E. Dearman's "The Town of Gaston, Alabama," a history of Gaston, an abandoned town in Sumter County, Alabama.
Abstract The accounts for a drug store in Carlowville, Dallas County, Alabama, 1867-68, including records of customers' purchases and amounts paid and owed.
Abstract Materials relating to the 1986 renovation of the University of Alabama bell tower and the fund drive to purchase a new 25-bell carillon, kept by Sandee Gibson. The collection includes a fund drive notebook, photographs of the restoration and rededication, and an information pack for fundraisers.
Abstract A letter dated 6 May 1848 to Mssrs. Mason and Lawrence, Boston, regarding cotton sales.
Dates: 1848 May 6
Overview A scrapbook of essays and poems clipped from Civil War era newspapers.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Overview Letters and photographs from the governors of the 50 United States providing general information about each state, including each state’s government (number of state senators and representatives), the state flower, bird, and tree, and the population according to the United States Census of 1970
Overview Paper by Dunn entitled "The Annual Miss Winterboro High School Beauty Pageant and its Significance to the Community."
Dates: 1991 April 8
Overview Records of members, deeds to church land, enrollments and dismissals, deaths, and expenses of this Baptist church in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Overview Documents from the mid nineteenth century, including store and tax receipts, court orders, letters, property appraisals, etc., from Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, mainly pertaining to West Alabama
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Overview Paper providing a brief history of the church and its founders. Also includes a list of members and description of church teachings.
Overview Photocopies of attendance and tuition records, as well as a short history of the school written by one of its teachers.
Overview Ledger kept by the Elmore County, Alabama Jury Board from 1931 to 1935.
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Overview A ledger detailing accounts of a dry goods store in Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama between 1922 and 1924.
Abstract This collection consist of two hundred and sixty nine photographs depicting buildings around The University of Alabama campus; Tombigbee and other river's in Alabama; trains; Eugene Allen Smith house on campus and his family; Alabama State Capitol; steamboats; University of Alabama baseball team; scene's from University of Mississippi; and scene's from Wetumka Penitentiary.
Dates: 1813 - 1927
Abstract Record book for store located in either Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, or Mobile, Alabama.
Overview Photocopies of reports and biographical sketches written by John Henry Faber after his retirement from the Eastman Kodak Company, as well as a section on early Alabama television.
Dates: 1933 - 1988
Overview Documents related to this single tax colony settled in 1894 in Baldwin County, Alabama, by reformers from Des Moines, Iowa.
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, from John Falconer to Jonathan Mayhew, in 1823
Dates: 1823 May 3
Collection — Box 1: 
Overview The collection consists of eighty copy photographs. Originals were taken by the Farm Security Administration's photographers of Alabama agriculture and industry during the Depression. Primarily images of white and African American sharecropper families and homes, churches, schools, and farm scenes. Photographs were taken around Moundville, Eutaw, Selma, Scottsboro, Greensboro, and Birmingham, Alabama. Originals are stored at the Library of Congress.
Dates: 1930 - 1942
Overview Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.
Overview List of pastors, rules of decorum, the church covenant, and baptism lists, 1838-1904. It also includes an article, "Chronicles of the First Baptist Church," by Tom Garner, clerk.
Overview Annual report for 1959 of the First Mortgage Company, Inc., of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1959
Overview Contains record books, 1820-1948; list of baptisms, 1845-1894; Board of Trustees record books, 1838-1911; Board of Deacons minute book, 1886-1888; and miscellaneous other documents for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama church.
Overview Small broadside of the 14-verse poem, Flight of Doodle! about the First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), with each Confederate state's performance in the battle making up a stanza.
Collection — Box 2339
Overview Items relating to Walter Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers as students at the University of Alabama, including commencement programs, SGA and WSGA ribbons, Triangle ribbon, library card, and invitation to a dance
File — Box 5276: Series Box 5276 , Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Abstract Zell George Herman as a young man in uniform, with his wife; photo of Jeb Lee Lawson, and Zell and his wife as an elderly couple; Zell and his wife as an elderly couple and young woman name Macky.
Dates: 1940s, 1943 January 13, 1963 and 1990s
File — Box 1: , Folder: folder 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.