African Americans -- Southern States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Alabama Nurses Association 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.
Collection pertaining to the death of Martin, enslaved earthworks laborer for the Confederacy in Charleston, South Carolina
Scope and Contents Eleven documents dated between September 14, 1863, and January 21, 1864, related to the conscripted labor and death of Martin, an enslaved man, and the evaluations and repayment to Thomas W. Chiles, a slaveowner. Martin, 24 years old, was conscripted by the Confederate government to build earthworks at a strategic location on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina. Provided out of obligation to the Confederate Army, Martin suffered intensive labor and poor, disease-ridden conditions that caused his...
Dates: 1863-09-14 - 1864-01-21
Trip through the Deep South Photographic Album
Overview The collection includes one photographic album documenting a trip through the Deep South. The album includes eighty black-and-white silver gelatin photographs from a trip through Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas in 1935 and 1936. Of particular interest are approximately twenty images depicting African Americans in the rural South.
Dates: 1935 - 1936