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J. Thomas Chesnutt Interview

Oral interviewed recorded by Christy Anderson, Montgomery County Historical Society at Pintlala Baptist Church on Saturday, April 29. You can listen…

Hackleburg, Alabama Oral History Project

Hackleburg Oral History Project.pdf

On April 27, 2011 the community of Hackleburg, Alabama was hit by a EF-5 tornado. Eighteen members of the community lost their lives. The downtown's…

2005.36.301: Fannie writing to her friend (Elizabeth Caroline?), 1860 March 24


A letter from Fannie that discusses the gardens of Walnut Grove and also the conditions of Fannie's family.

2005.36.376: P.M.B Young to mother, 1860 March 1


Pierce is writing to his mother to express his happiness toward receiving letters from her and his brother Robert. Pierce discusses his sister's…

2005.36.397: Mary K. Jones to her sister, 1860 April 26

Mary is writing to thank her sister for writing to confirm the arrival of Louisa.

2005.36.691: P.M.B Young to his mother, 1865 June 10

Pierce is writing to his mother to see how she is adjusting to the outcome of the Civil War. He names several options for her to consider if she…

2005.36.94: Letter(s) to Dr. R. M. Young, 1856 May 30 & June 2


Two letters appear in this collection. Both are sent to Dr. Robert M. Young (Pierce's father). The first letter discusses the verdict in a…

200536176: P.M.B. Young to Mother, 1858 October 31


A letter from P.M.B. Young to his Mother. Young discusses his health, and overcoming a recent illness. Additionally, Young outlines his views on…

2005.36.160: Robert to Mother, 1857 March 27


A letter from Robert to his mother, sent from Savannah, Georgia. Robert describes the beauties of Savannah, and potential plans to send his children…

2005.36.129: Sister to Brother, 1859 November 1


A letter from Sister to Brother, detailing family events and the conditions of Sally, Carrie, and others. The author mentions the Summer plans of the…