Daily Life and Family
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Letters to Jennie Miller (Mrs. Earl Adams) of Shelby, Ohio, and Angola, Indiana, from friends and family
Overview Miscellaneous genealogies of various Alabama families
Dates: after 1950
Overview Poster with family Christmas cards and a scrapbook about Frank M. Moody
Overview Three postcards dealing with daily life and family and one letter appears to be a scam-type chain letter
Dates: 1952 - 1966
File — Box temp 86
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two letters from Macon at Tuscaloosa to his father and sister in Jacksonville, both dated 1861, discussing his denied requests for furloughs home, and a letter from his father, Miles, to his son in Tuscaloosa, encouraging him to return home to join a local company being raised to fight in the Civil War. The collection also includes an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles Abernathy.Addition received in 2012 includes one letter dated April 14, 1861, written by Macon to his...
Dates: 1861 - 1878
Abstract This collection consists of a single receipt dated March 6, 1811 and signed by Newland and Wilcox, acknowledging payment of $3 by Hugh Lemasster for taxes owed for 1809 on a farm of 100 acres of second-rate land, 2 tiths, 3 slaves, and 7 horses.
Dates: 1811 March 6
Abstract This collection consists of one thousand seventy five photographs depicting street scenes in Tuscaloosa, Selma, and other cities in Alabama; portraits of famous people: Will Chambers, Augusta Evans Wilson, Margaret Zehmer Searcy, Roger Lee, Booker T. Washington, Samuel M. Stafford, George C. Wallace, Carl Elliot, Sr., Winton M. Blount, Jefferson Davis, and many others. Also collection consists of numerous images of Alabama rivers steam boats, Joe Sewell and Lou Gehrig in 1933 World Series;...
Dates: 1823 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945
Abstract Three black and white mounted photographs, possibly from Greensboro, Alabama. Scenes include sawmill, a group of female students in commencement attire and the interior of an office building.
Overview Mid-1930s diaries of a northeast Alabama woman
Overview A letter to Joshua P. Eyre from his friend, Fred M. Owen in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1868 August 6
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: 1900 - 1980
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Abstract Small rectangular photo album containing photographs of prominent African American family probably from around Washington, District of Columbia area.
Dates: 1910 - 1955
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Images of canoeing on the Black Warrior river, camping, practicing shooting, and surveying.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Images of Eugene Allen Smith and his family, Smith's family home on the University of Alabama campus, University of Alabama campus, canoeing, and camping.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Images of Smith's family, steamboats, and surveying.
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Images of Smith family, steamboats, and surveying.
Overview Contains information about the Pickett and Williams families as well as the 15th Alabama Infantry Division; also includes a membership application for the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Abstract This collection consists of fifty-two photographs of Poellnitz and Meador family members during the Mid-Nineteenth Century through the Early Twentieth Century.
Dates: 1859 - 1925
Overview Prices of domestic produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865
Overview Materials from three generations of the Reade family
Abstract Prints and one original snapshots of wedding of Dr. and Mrs. R.E. Johnson. He was a professor of history at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1950 - 1959
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about St. Sauveur Francois Bonfils, a Napoleonic exile who served as professor of modern languages and literature at Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1847-1849.
Overview Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.
Dates: 1858-1884; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Overview This collection consists of Savage family photographs documenting their travels and everyday life.
Dates: 1909 - 1910
Abstract Photos of this Tuscaloosa family are in two photograph albums that contain images from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, the Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, and Warrior River (bridge and flooding), and family activities.
Dates: 1870 - 1987
Scope and Contents Letter to his wife discussing his daily activities
Overview Handwritten letters from Private Lawrence Shea to his mother E.U. Shea.
Dates: ca. 1910-1920
Overview Papers, photographs, family Bible, and books of this Tuscaloosa family
Overview Commonplace and copybook of this Birmingham, Alabama, young woman.
Dates: after 1860
Overview Three photo albums created by the Snow family from Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1865 - 1920
Overview This collection chiefly consists of correspondence from Sue Spencer to her family and friends during the time she spent with her husband and three sons living in Africa, an experience from which she published African Creeks I Have Been Up. Both the manuscript and galley proofs are included in this collection, as well as notes and observations for Mrs. Spencer's other publications, and newspaper clippings and other items related to Mrs. Spencer's life as an...
Dates: 1956 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964
Abstract A letter dated 26 December 1853, to his father, discussing the weather and requesting money for tuition and board at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1853 December 26
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Abstract A copy of Stuart's 1913 memoir, which discusses his early life, Civil War service in the Fourth Alabama Cavalry Regiment, and his move to Utah in 1872.
Abstract A letter by an unknown author, to her sister Sallie, discussing war news, known wounded, and attitudes towards the war.
Dates: circa 1863
Overview Two letters written from Swift to his sister Lucinda Baker, discussing living and working in Tuscumbia, Alabama, as well as health issues of his family and friends.
Abstract A 1927 letter from "Miss Ellen" in Cleveland Heights, Ohio to her aunt, Louise Swilley in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1850 - 1879
Overview Four journals documenting the daily life of Thomas K. Jackson.
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.12
Scope and Contents The unnamed author of this manuscript recounts over one hundred years of her family's history in this central Alabama home. She tells of family favorites and jealousies, fortunes and poverty, and through it all, their ties to the house.
Dates: after 1900
Abstract One hundred and seven photographs and two albums with one hundred and three photographs of the Tillery family.
Dates: 1900 - 1909
Abstract A letter from Tompkins to his brother, Charles Tompkins, Jr. in King William County, Virginia, discussing family news, personal health, and cotton farming.
Dates: 1842 November 20
Overview Two letters to Mary Torrey about her upcoming marriage
Abstract A letter dated 5 August 1842, from Toulminville, Mobile County, Alabama, to Mrs. Samuel Ward, Newport, Rhode Island. In it Toulmin thanks Ward for the time spent together on her trip north the previous year, and inquires about various people.
Dates: 1842 August 5
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.