Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n50007517
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection consists of photographs and manuscripts related to the United States Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968). The images depict major events, key figures, and opposition from hate groups. While the collection focuses heavily on Alabama, there are additional events and locations represented.
Dates: 1920 - 1985
Overview Letters, receipts, and transcribed copies of newspaper articles pertaining to notable Alabama hotels, including the Exchange Hotel (Montgomery), the Morris Hotel (Birmingham), the Battle House (Mobile), the DeKalb Hotel (Fort Payne), Fruithurst Inn (Fruithurst), the Alabama Inn (Livingston), Mansion House (Mobile), the Green Bottom Inn (Huntsville), and the Point Clear Hotel (Point Clear).
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
Overview Ledger contains minutes of the Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary. Through the years the members discussed issues such as visiting hours, expanding the operating room, controlling patient behavior, and finding a resident physician to work nights and therefore assist with patients in the maternity ward.
Dates: 1888 - 1896
Overview Conveyances of land in Montgomery, Alabama, to George Whitman, May 20, 1831, and Charles Crommelin, March 26, 1835.
Dates: 1831, 1835
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.
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, from John Falconer to Jonathan Mayhew, in 1823
Dates: 1823 May 3
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 March 1833, to Jonathan Mayhew and George Whitman.
Dates: 1833 March 2
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 30 August 1832, by Moses Green and Joseph D. Hopper to George Whitman.
Dates: 1832 August 30
Overview Newsletter from the Montgomery County Bar Association that contains information on the history of the Montgomery Law School in Montgomery, Alabama.
Overview Contains notebooks kept by this Montgomery, Alabama, resident on natural and civic historical topics.
Abstract This collection consists of an account book created by this Montgomery, Alabama, carpenter, with notes and entries relating primarily to the purchase of construction items such as nails, plaster, boards, etc.
Abstract Two bound volumes, one a daybook covering August 1, 1887 through August 1, 1888, the other an index.
Dates: 1887 - 1888
Abstract A record of the sale of lots in the Montgomery, Alabama, city cemetery, 1856-78. Sales were entered in a “Registration Oath” ledger. Also includes a sample deed.
Dates: 1856 - 1878
Overview Ledger documenting expenses, admittances, and discharges at a Montgomery, Alabama, hospital from 1 April to 4 November 1861.
Overview Contains records of the Montgomery Mechanics' Hook and Ladder Company.
Abstract One photographic album depicting scenes from The University of Alabama featuring coeds at the Kilgore House and the campus. Also scenes from Montgomery, Alabama, New York City, New Orleans, Florida, and Texas.
Abstract Records of this organization dedicated to the coordination of academic library resources in Alabama.
Dates: 1983 - 1991
Overview A collection of reproductions of articles concerning E.D. Dixon, the organizer of the Montgomery bus boycott.
Abstract Correspondence between Montgomery, Alabama, postmaster and Democratic Party activist Roy L. Nolen and U.S. Senator Lister Hill as well as a few other persons. The letters address appointments, elections, political campaigns, the war effort, and etc, 1928-1944.
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Overview Letterbook containing copies of correspondence written by Montgomery, Alabama, lawyers Samuel F. Rice, John M. Chilton, Thomas G. Jones, and Ariosto A. Wiley, between 1871-1873.
Overview Brochures, multiple member lists, and history of the organization
Abstract A copy of vol. 1, no 5 (December 17, 1925) of the Oracle News, a newspaper published by the students of Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama.
Abstract Contains minutes, reports, member information, notes, and a flyer of this Montgomery, Alabama, and possibly Brewton, Alabama, organization
Dates: 1901 - 1902
Overview Two letters written by farmers in Hayneville, Alabama, to Montgomery merchants T. J. Scott and Sons. The 1904 letters describe the sale of mules and ask for refunds from the company, which provided defective livestock.
Abstract A letter dated 4 March 1861, from Charleston, South Carolina to his son, W. L. Trenholm, in Montgomery, Alabama introducing the bearer, a Mr. Cathers, his wife, and her sister, Mrs. Pennnington.
Dates: 1861 March 4
Overview Newsy letter from a woman in Montgomery, Alabama, to a friend in Tallahassee, Florida, where she used to live.
Dates: 1850 February 27
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Simpson's participation in the Rural Project, a 1930s "program of supervised student teaching in selected crowded rural Negro schools of Montgomery County [Alabama]." It includes photographs of Tankersley, Peoples Village, Ramer, Little Zion, Jericho, and Pine Grove schools, and information about students' activities.
Dates: 1937 - 1938
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.