I must give you a joke of one of our Old Baptist Preachers he was a strong southerner A party sprang up in our county called the red string society. which controlled the county & got all the offices. A red ribbon in the buttonhole The old hardshell was much opposed to the red string party. Rev Enoch Reeves being a Democrat. One Sunday morning started to fill an appointment Met his bull near his farm with a red string a round it horns. He wheeled his horse around got his gun & shot his bul
Joseph A. Pearson letter to Aaron and Nancy Ballard, April 11, 1870
Mr. Pearson writes of family news.,Transcripts provided by previous owner.
Peyton and Olive Pearson letter to Aaron and Nancy Ballard, April 8, 1870
The Pearsons write about family health and crop prices.,Transcripts provided by previous owner.
Flour is seven dollars per barrel and tobacco is higher than it ever was before it is from fifteen to thirty dollars per hundred in the leaf. but it is time I was bringing my letter to a Close I hope you will write to me without delay as soon as you Receive this I will have a better chance to write to you now that I have had before and I will be more attentive to anser your letters than I have been before So I hope you will write to me as Soon as you receive this badly written letter from yo
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McAlpine Place, Talledega, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the McAlpine Place in Talledega, Ala. It was built before 1930. Handwritten message (on back) from S. McAlpine addressed to Mrs. Margaret Brozell, Miss Frances Priess, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked November 2, 1953.
Julia Strudwick Tutwiler Memorial Tablet
This image is a black and white photograph of a marble tablet honoring Julia Strudwick Tutwiler. Postcard text: (front) This marble tablet is a memorial to Julia Strudwick Tutwiler, teacher, poet and humanitarian, who was the author of the state song, "Alabama." The sculptor was Miss Geneva Mercer of Alabama, the work being done in Italy in 1933. Original in World War Memorial Building.
De Soto Hotel, Mentone, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the De Soto Hotel in Mentone, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. Margarit Brozell, Miss Francis Priess, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked July 31, 1951.
Two boys in sailor suits
Two boys stand with their arms around each other. The boys are dressed in sailor suits. The smaller boy wears a white suit with short pants, while the taller boy wears a dark suit with long pants.
Man reading a book
An elderly man wearing a dark suit with a white collar is seated in front of backdrop reading from a book.
Portrait of a young boy
Portrait of a young boy dressed in a shirt and tie. He sits with his hands folded in his lap.
Young woman with a rose
A young woman with a large bow in her hair stands with her head bowed and both hands holding a single rose. She wears a short sleeve dress with ruffle trim at the neck and sleeves.
Older woman in a mantilla
An older woman is shown sitting in a chair in front of a painted backdrop of trees. The woman wears a mantilla with a ruffled edge that is draped over her head and flows down over the arm of the chair.
Woman reading by a table
A woman in a dark patterned dress stands next to a side table reading a book. The table holds a stack of three books, a potted plant, and a framed photograph. Light is coming in through the window behind the table.
Two young girls with flowers
Two young girls in fancy dresses are shown in front of a window arranging flowers. Both girls have bows in their hair. One of the girls stands in front of the window and looks down at the flowers while the other girl is seated with her head turned away from the camera.
Young boy with an open book
A young boy wearing a suit and tie is shown sitting at a table holding an open book.
Woman holding two infants
The photograph is a close-up of a woman holding two infants. The children are very close to the same age. The woman wears glasses and is looking into the camera and smiling.
Portrait of a smiling girl
A young woman is posed looking to her right towards the camera. Her hair is pulled back from her face and up onto her head.
Boy sitting on a leopard skin
A young boy is seated on a leopard skin. The boy is wearing a shirt with a sailor's collar, and short pants. There is a window seat next to him with a lace curtain above it. Behind him is a bookcase.
Girls with a flower basket
Two little girls in fancy dresses and large hair bows are playing with a basket and flowers.