COBB MEMORIAL ARCHIVES
3419 20th Avenue
Valley, Alabama 36854
Virginia Brannon Smith – Miscellaneous Papers
Composition by H. C. Wooddy,March 7,1891, student at the Dudleyville
Male and Female Academy. 7 5/8” x 9 11/16”, lined folded paper used for pages 1-4, page 5 is on
the back of a Dudleyville Male and female Academy letterhead page, 8 1/8”
9 ¾”. Name and date
appear on letterhead side.
Photocopy of a
concert program dated July 13th, 1894; concert presented by Mrs. Eunice Winston’s Music
Photocopy of a
document prepared by voting officials of Chambers County, August 3, 1857,
verifying that John Cotton Cotter had sworn to his naturalization and thus eligibility
to vote in the election held August 3, 1857.
by The Alabama State Board of Health, 1918, titled “From Father to Son.” 6” x
9”, 10 pages.
Telephone Directory for West Point, Ga. and Lanett, Ala. published by the Interstate Telephone Company.
Program of the
East Alabama Red Men and Pocahontas Convention held in Langdale, Alabama, March 12, 1927. 3 5/8” x 5
7/8” pamphlet containing the By-Laws governing Neoma Council , No. 6, Degree of Pocahontas Improved Order of Red
Men., Langdale; 1925; blue cover. 3 ¾” x 6” pamphlet
containing the By –Laws governing Osanippa Tribe, No. 40, Improved Order of Red Men, Langdale, 1925; red cover 4 ¼” x6 ½” pamphlet containing
the By-Laws of Neoma
Council, No.6; 1909; red cover, signature W. L. Morris inside cover. Opening Closing and Adoption Odes of Councils
Degree of Pocahontas Improved Order of Red Men. Book, 4 7/8” x 7 ½”, red cover.
Record book of
the RAM, Langdale Chapter No. 132, with a list of
members. 4 5/8” x 7” Time Book.
No. 516, West Point Mills, By Laws, 1906; 3 5/8” x 5 3/8” pamphlet, grey. Magnolia Lodge No. 516, pledges signed by members, 1922. (18) Member copies of
the By-Laws of Magnolia Lodge No. 516, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, Langdale,
Al, 1925; 3 ¼” x 5 7/8”, light blue cover. (3 copies)) Brief history of the
chapter and list of past master included. 2 ½” x 4” pamphlet of the Union Lodge
No. 28, F & A M, 1930; contains lodge history and list of members; light
blue. Program, chambers County Masonic Conference held August 14-15, 1925,
Ledger, 8”x 13 1/8”, handwritten title “Time
Beginning July 18/71 Ending Nov18/72”
Preachers 1789- 1953. Timothy Walton
Callaway, D.D. Published by the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation, Lagrange, Ga. 1953. 8” x 10 5/8”, black hardcover. Book is bowed,
title on front cover, partially worn away.
4 ¼” x 6 ¾” Hank
Book , WestPoint Manufacturing Co., Langdale, Alabama. Used for
membership records of Magnolia Lodge 516 AF & AM. Covers, very
tattered. Loose in booklet: Daily Loom Report for Langdale
Mill, 192-, blank; program for a Chambers County Masonic conference, August 22-23, 1930, Lafayette, Ala; poem titled
“The Ford Psalm”, newspaper clipping with articles dated Sept. 23,____on
“Merchant Minute Men”, and one of the death of
Edwin Earheart, father of Amelia Earheart.
of Alabama 1919. 8th edition.
Includes an “Early History of Free masonry in Alabama” 3 5/8 x 5 ¼”, black leather (torn tattered) with
title and Masonic symbol in gold lettering.
Aetna Life Insurance policies covering
employees of the WestPoint Manufacturing Co., Langdale
Mill No.’s 329, 329-A, 329-B coverage for
“Records of the
Sixth Great Sun Council of Alabama
Degree of Pocahontas.” Pamphlet, 6” x 9”, 1914.
7 ½” x 3”
receipt book, brown. Receipts to W.L. Morris for payment to the Orphans Fund
from Demp’s Place, Langdale.
Anniversary, Girl Scout Leader. March 1962.
Booklet, “50th anniversary of girl scouting, “1912-1962, 8 ¾ x 8 ¼, 32 pages ,b/w and
“Birthplace of Senator Hill.”
chart, 1698-1964. 24” x 19” hand-drawn
genealogical chart. Prepared by Robert
H. Reid, Jacksonville, FL, 1964.
14” x 11” movie
poster (color) of “Gone With The Wind.” Corners
discolored from scotch tape, and discolored in places.
biographical: Photo and cutline, Birmingham News, “Alabama’s Gracious Ladies,” 1/3/1954; feature article in the 11/7/93 Columbus
Transcripts (typed,onionskin) of three letters from Annie Oslin Crawford
(daughter of Dr. Oslin, physician in CSA, West
Point, GA) to Miss Gladys Ozley, dated 9/21/1960,
4/10/1961, and 6/20/1961.
Chambers County School Messenger. Photocopy and original of V1 N5 – April
1924; VII N6 – March 1925; Original of V3 N1 – November 1925. Originals encased in mylar.24.
subjects include businesses, Burnt Village, the West Point Dam, Callaway Gardens, and businesses in West
Historical Association. Copy of Historical Highway Markers in Alabama placed by The Alabama Historical Association,
1964(1), 1965(2). Article, “Canoeing on
the Coosa” by Marvin B. Small.
Programs of pilgrimages and Annual Meetings.
Historical Association. Correspondence, 1959, 1966, 1969, 1970. List of Alabama forts, and dates of establishment. Photocopy, statement published in newspaper
by Alabamians who refused to sign the Ordinance of Seccession,
1861, handed out as souvenir of AHA fall meeting ,
Historical Commission. Copy of enabling
legislation (bill) introduced before the Alabama Legislature. Copy of law following enactment. Press releases of AHC members and statewide
survey results; program for first and second annual meeting. Covered bridges survey results; list of Alabama places listed on the National Register of Historic;
list of Chambers County probate judges, 1833-1983. AHC
forms for surveys to be conducted on county level. AHC “Newsletter,” March & June, 1970.
Historical Commission. Memoranda from
the AHC 1968-1970. Handwritten notes on
Historical Preservation Week.
Historical Commission. Text of speeches
given on March 31, 1969 before the Alabama Historical Commission.
Alabama Hall of
Fame 1962. The Story of Its Origin and
of the Lives and Accomplishments of the Alabamians Elected to it. 8 ½” x 7” booklet.
Chambers County Commission. Photostat of minutes from the Commissioners Court 1833-1834.
Transcription of minutes from Commissioners Court Special Term, December 1, 1898.
from microfilm copy of Chambers County Newspaper, Tribune, and East Alabamian,
collection of Chambers County history in various formats.
Sites of historic significance around the county. Paper on Standing Rock Bank; article of Five
Points. Copies(2) of E.G. Richards Reminiscenses of the Early Days in Chambers County; “Facts”
brochure; briefly sketched histories; brief history of state lottery used to
establish and support Southern Military Academy, photocopy np
cutline. Pc. photo, brief descript. Five Points
Chambers County. List of Chambers County Probate Judges 1833-1983; and Circuit Clerks 1833-1964. Grand Jury report, circ 1968, 1969. Correspondence and proposal from Phillip Fretwell regarding costs and methods of surveying and
mapping the land in Chambers County for Tax Office, Jan – June 1969. General highway may of the county, 1973.
Lake Development Committee correspondence (photocopy), and fact sheet.
Democratic Executive Committee, 1970 resolution; handwritten notes, undated.
Water and Sewer
Plan Chambers County, Alabama.” 55 page, spiral –bound, 8 ½”x 11” plan, with
comprehensive maps, prepared by Delta Associates, Inc. , Columbus, GA and Phenix City , AL.
Conservancy, The. Environmental
Newsletter, 1969. 8 ½” x 14”, 2 pages.
1819-1969; newspaper articles; press releases; sticker; “money,” stamp; graphic
Historical Society. Paper by Peter Brannon titled, “The Years of the Alabama Historical Society.” Reprinted breakfast talk, reprinted and bound
in 6” x 9” booklet, pale blue cover. Np article on Jacksonville and Calhoun Co.’s tour, 1966. Npa’s; William Davidson’s
presentation of paper to AHS and on reprint of article in Alabama Lawyer.
Department of Archives and History. Bulletin V.2N.1,
1925. Np feature 1967.
College of Alabama, 5th Annual Reception of the Brannon Historical Society to
the Alabama Anthropological Society, April 28, 1931.
Old Cahabal Npa, 1967, on clean-up effort of women in a rural statewide
cleanup sponsored by Alabama Farm
Bureau; brochures; booklet (5 7/8” x 8 ¾”): “A Glance at Old Cahaba, Alabama’s
Early Capital,” by Bert Neville, 1961.
See F98, Mirabeau Buonaparte
Lamar, who lived in Cahaba, circ 1819, and worked on The Cahaba Press. Repro. map drawn
1948 from original records, with legend and graphic inset of sites.
43-I Cahaba Historical Commission.
Correspondence between VBS and
Secretary to the Commission; Resolution of the CHS; reprint of article from the
Selma Times Journal, 1960 regarding vandalism; promotional map of Old Cahaba.
of Alabama. Includes a
postcard of “The Magnolia,” mimeographed, 11 page paper on “The Forks of
Cypress” and James Jackson; magazine article on “The Tyson Place,” brief
history and plans for restoration of “Bluff Hall;” First White House of the Confederacy.
Constitution News article on discovery of original constitution; press release
and AHA materials on display of original constitution, 1969 in Huntsville, 150 years after signed. Copy of proposed amendment to the constitution(undated). List of signers of original.
– Historical and Recreational Sites.
Literature, NpA; Booklets: “Places of
Historical Interest in Alabama;” “Alabama Heart of Dixie;” “Souvenir
Book of Alabama;” 6 pstcd: rural & industrial
Tuscumbia area; pstcd Lauderdale Co. Cthouse; psted Dothan parade; 2
bumper stickers; W.C.Handy Museum; “Y’all Come.” Alabama Today and Tomorrow, Feb. 1961; Russell Cave, feature; City of Mobile; Bellingraph
Gardens; City of Montgomery, flier and map; Gainesville, Alabama; misc. pstcds. Booklet: sites-Alabama’s Black Heritage. Significant architecture, and ante-bellum,
civil war and reconstruction era history, Jacksonville, Cleburne
and Calhoun Counties. C of C lit. and
civil war era reminiscences, Troy and Pike county.
Brochures, Ivy Green, birthplace Helen Keller. Sun mag. page, Jasmine Hill Gardens.
Cities/Towns – Sesquecentennial Celebrations. News features, programs, fliers and a
brochure on sesquecentennial clelebrations in Demopolis, Huntsville, and Selma/Dallas county.
Civil War Centennial Commission.
Minutes, meeting 10/11/1961; publication, 1963, by A.B. Moore titled: “Reasons for the
National Centennial Commemoration of the Civil War: Its Basic Objectives and Potential Values.” (2)
The Whitley Hotel, Montgomery, Alabama menu: “Civil
War Centennial Commemoration 1861-1961.”
“100 years Ago” news bits for Alabama Radio and
TV Stations, 1962-1964. Letter to VBS,
re Ft. Tyler;
undated memorandum, 8 ½” x 14” paper, from the
executive director of ACWCC. Newsletter, V4 N1, 1963. (4)
a Alabama Civil War Centennial – Publications. “Civil War Centennial
Bulletin No. 1;” official Highway Map , 1961; “Manual for Alabamians;”
Booklets: “Some Notable Alabama Women During the Civil War,” 1962; “A Brief Story of Women’s
Role in the Confederacy,” 1964. “Brief
Historical Sketches of Military Organizations Raised in Alabama During the Civil War,” 1962; “Location and Classification and Dates
of Military Events in Alabama, 1861-1865.” News release on acquisition of film on the C.S.S. Alabama.
Centennial Commission. Newsletters
titled”100 Years After,” from May 1958 (1 nlt-1958) – 1964; 5 ½ “ x 8 ½”
booklet, “Guide for the Observance of the Centennial of the Civil war,” Sept.
1958; booklet by James I. Robertson, Jr.
titled “The Civil War,” (2)
Sesquicentennial Commission. “The Lincoln Sesquicentennial Intellligencer.”
1959. V1 N1 (Jan), V1 N2 (March)(2 copies, V1 N3 (june)(2
copies), V1 N4.
State of Alabama. “Report of
the Comptroller of Public Accounts, of THE STATE OF ALABAMA TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.” 1857. Montgomery : Smith and Hugher, Book and Job Printers. 5 ½” x 8 ¼” booklet
with foldouts. Discolored, signed top
right of title page. Photocopies of
sections giving tax/property information on the counties.
State of Alabama – Miscellaneous. “Alabama State Emblems; “Alabama Directory”
– 1955; History of admission to statehood, 1819, in np
article reprinting column of Judge Walter B. Jones. Varied np
articles: Column on murder of Albert
Patterson; U.S. Highway 431; Medicaid in the state, etc. Naming of new poet laureate, Bert Henderson.
– Covered Bridges. Includes photocopy of
REA publication The Poster with article on Glass
Bridge;e;postcard Sumpter Co. bridge.
Georgia – Historical sites, history. Pamphlets on “Fort Frederica,” “Midway
Colonial Museum.;” “Westville;”
Newspaper articles/features on Jekyll Island; Vann House; Georgia Folk Archives; Jarrett
Manor/Traveler’s Rest; Eagle Tavern; State of Georgia, circ 1825, map;
Lafayette in Georgia; Reprint of article “The Gold Rush in Georgia.”
Chambers County – Geographic history. Streams
and Water Mills. Bibby’s
Ferry, np feature.
Brief history Five Points, picture residence/Pcy.
Cusseta-Oakbowry-Mt. Jefferson area – history of area and
buildings; list of settlers in Cusseta before Indian Removal; handwritten
notes, Mt. Jefferson cemetery; list of volunteers, June 28, 1861, to
Confederate States military.
Chattahoochee River. Two typewritten papers and handwritten notes
by VBS. Article titles “The Future of
the Chattahoochee,” GEORGIA County Government Magazine, January 1966; newspaper
articles on history, and on proposed economic development; committee list of
the Georgia Commission for the Chattahoochee River, 1967; article, pollution:
brochure published by Chattahoochee River
Commission. Report from the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers
titled “Preliminary Flood Plain Information Chattahoochee River
West Point Dam to Lake Harding.
of the Potential Traffic for the Proposed River Navagation
Channel to Atlanta. Report
prepared by Conway Research Inc. for the Chattahoochee River Basin Development
West Point Dam
and Reservoir. Papers, brochure on plans
for then recreation available at the West Point Reservoir; maps(2) – West Point
Reservoir ; Maps/diagrams of dam, river and reservoir; paper on acquisition of
property; newspaper articles on relocation of cemeteries and house necessitated
by dam; progress reports; dedication of dam, program of events; brief history
(1928-1974) by R. Shaefer Heard. Letters to press re Time Capsule for the West
Point Dam. Program and press release re
placement of first concrete at WP Dam.
Telegram of regrets from Sen. Herman Talmadge.
Press releases for various stages of dam completion. Npa on removal of
the Monroe Potts house, built circ 1850.
58a National Rivers and Harbors Congress. Brochure and
news release on appointment of R. Shaefer Heard as
Burnt Village Park. William Davidson address (2 copies);
photocopy of printed transcription of pre-1854 account of the burning of the
village; Progress Report III – August 1969; Manuscript for speech or article,
author unknown; newspaper articles; carbon of article written by Virginia Smith
for “East Alabama Today,” press release on recreational options available at
the park; flier with map descriping the park
campground, rules, reservations and rates.
Chambers County Hospital. Booklet(7” x 10 ¼”)
titled “Facts About Your New County Hospital, “10/29/61.(2 copies) Handwritten letter-to-editor, 1961.
Batson Memorial Hospital. Transcription
of program for unveiling of the portrait of the Honorable W.C.Batson,
June 11, 1939; carbon of a speech given at dedication; 2-page speech soliciting money for Easter
Chattahoochee Valley Hospital Society/Lanier Memorial Hospital. Fundraising letter from John Will Johnson,
President of the CVH Society; groundbreaking for the Chattahoochee Valley
Hospital (1948): program, carbon of remarks by J.W. Johnson
and WRLD broadcaster’s script, news story.
Dedication of hospital (1949):
speaker’s platform seating plan, dedication program; speech by John W.
Alabama-Georgia Valley Hospital
Society. Newspaper articles regarding formation and
activities of committee which resulted in formation of the society whose
function was merger of Valley and Lanier Memorial Hospitals. 6-part
newspaper series printing results of medical survey of the valley area
commissioned by the committee. 1966-1969. Photostatic
copy of lease between city of West Point and the Society Oct. 24, 1969.
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society . Miscellaneous correspondence, letters dating
from 1959 – 1969; one letter, 1975.
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society. Membership
and committee lists. Miscellaneous
papers on meetings; meeting notices; newspaper articles; script from VBS radio
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society – Publications.
Projects. Miscellaneous. Contains newspaper articles, booklets on
Benjamin Hawkins and the Valley Historical Scrapbook; mock-up of flier
promoting Battle of West Point centennial envelope; papers, etc. relating to
publications and promotion of publications of the CVHS. Copies, 100th commemoration Battle of West Point program.
Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society – Archaeological excavation of Burnt Village. Newsclippings and letter regarding project.
of Commerce. Np
articles; publications of the Industrial Development Committee, (1963 –
“Grouped for Growth”); “Economic Analysis of the Chattahoochee Valley,” 1969 survey report; promotional packet on Chambers Co. Industrial
Development Area; press release in conjunction with Centennial Celebration of
textile mills in area; handwritten notes; misc. items.
Valley Safety council. Press releases.
Club. News photos; 25th anniversary
booklet, 1961; VBS-radio manuscripts for July 9 and 29th, 1959.
Manufacturing Company/West Point Pepperell.
1964 address by Joe L. Lanier, dedication historical marker in Langdale; program; press release. Organization, West Point Manufacturing Co.,
1880; Jno. D. Johnson’ name inside booklet. Carbon of letter to Ralph McGill from Julian
M. Longley defending textile mills, praising the West Point Manufacturing Co.
Printed “Address to the Stockholders” given by George H. Lanier, 1942 Blurb on WPMfgCO in
7/16/24 issue of Commerce and Finance.
Write-up on renovation of Langdale
Auditorium. Wine Coca, historical
Point Manufacturing – Mills NpA on events connected with specific mills; photographs
and post cards of schools, monuments, recreation centers, and infrastructure built by and because of
the Company, (Series #’s B503, 509, 510,
513, 515, 517) and lanett and Langdale
Parks. Post card of
the GHL Hospital; copy (front cover loose, in bad
repair) of “A Tale of Five Cities.” 1st, 2nd and 3rd edition
“Living and Working in the Valley.” Sample of
Riverdale Mill’s seal; memo paper from Langdale Mill. Npa on possibility
of selling mill houses to employees, 2/6/53.
71-b West Point Manufacturing Company – 75th and Centennial Celebration. Guidelines for civic groups; 93 copies , program carbon;
address, “The First Seventy-Five Years of West Point Manufacturing Company 1880-1955;”The WESTPOINTER,
75th Anniversary edition.
71-c West Point Manufacturing Company –
Employee Awards. Fifty-Year
Club booklets 1947-1952; Service Pin Awards 1957, 1962, 1963. 1942 Award of Excellence to the Mills of the WPMfgCo, presentation booklet.
71-d .West Point Perrerell. 1967 Stock Listing – Columbus Ledger
Enguirer. 4/15/69 Employee News.
Capsuled history. Npa re
implementation of hearing conservation program. Annual Reports 1969 and 1974. Photo, John P. Howland, Chairman/CEO of West Point Pepperell. Comments of J.L.
Lanier, 1969 annual stockholders’ meeting ; quarterly
earnings, end 1969; vita, npa, Admiral Thomas H. Moorer’s speech to WPP stockholders.
71-e WPP-Friendly Half Hour. Program outline and b/w
8x10 photographs (2) with cutlines of program’s
Railway. CV Railway advertising card with map of line
from West Point to Bleeker on one side(2). Brief
history (1 page) of CV Railway history as written by A.L. Swint
in 1961(3). Schedule and wire service copy,
and letter re Special Train of the National Railway Historical Society from Atlanta to Bleeker, 4/1961. Valentine and letter from Lee Swint on CV Railway Co. letterhead; Lee Swint correspondence to stewardess met on trip. NpA on relocation
– School Intergration. Higher education: press releases regarding Auburn University and the Universitly of Alabama; secondary
education: Chambers County Board of
Education news release re plans for 1970-71 school year; Desegregation plan for
the lanett City Schools.
Georgia – School Intergration
– West Point Public Schools. 1968, letter from DHEW to superintendent of
schools to effect plans for desegregation through freedom-of-choice, inadequate;
March, 1969 – letter, notice of school desegregation, and forms from
superintendent of schools to parents re freedom-of-choice; photocopy of
December 1969 court order regarding desegregation.
Chattahoochee Valley Human Relations Forum. Meeting announcement;l news article.
Lafayette. Copy of National Register of Historic Places
Inventory – Nomination Form; photocopy of short paper on Lafayette Presbyterian
church; Pilgrimage programs; copies of “A Bird’s Eye View of Lafayette” and
“Chronicles of Lafayette, Alabama;”
feature article on courthouse; misc. news articles.
Langdale. Photocopy of houses recommended for inclusion
the Langdale Textile Mill Village Historic
District. News clippings, one on
dedication of the Draper Memorial Clock and Chimes.
Lanett. Brief sketch of Lanett’s history
; handwritten extract from the minutes of the Lanett City Council
meeting of Feb. 4, 1902 – Office of the Mayor letterhead; newspaper
editorial on Gilmer
Avenue. “Comprehensive Plan for LANETT, Alabama, “East Alabama Regional Planning and Development
period 1978-2000; 116 pages with appendix.
Riverview. Photocopy of article of 1916 Riverview Boy
Scout Troup, “oldest in the Valley.” Npa on spelling
of name Photocopy
of transcript of Uncle Dan Sims’ memories of Riverview; photocopy of news
clipping on Thomas J. Goggans, Supt., Riverdale Mill.
Shawmut. Small booklet containing the history and
meaning of the word Shawmut. Np photo, construction of I-86 cutting through to Magnolia Road.
Tuscaloosa. Copy of pen and ink drawings and history of
the Tuscaloosa Female College and Park and the Central Female College, Tuscaloosa;
cover letter to Floyd Tillery.
Lee County. Photocopy of
registration form/National Register of Historic Places on the Franklin
Yarbrough jr., Store in Beaulah; handwritten notes on
communities in Lee Co.; “Historic Preservation Analysis Lee County, Alabama,”
June 1979. Npa’s: recounting earthquake of 1886; P.O.W. Camp, 1940’s; article on Beaulah family representing “Heart of Alabama,” 1965.
Randolph County. Letter to the editor from Co.
W.A. Handle. History of Randolph Co.,
handwritten in spiral-bound notebook, by Eugenia E. Smith Frost; script from
VBS radio program on Mrs. Alice Howell Casewell at
the age of 100 (1966); handwritten notes.
Typewritten segments: churches,
civil war in the county, Wedowee . Npa re loss of litigation
regarding county schools.
Tallapoosa County. Map of county; np article on the Graefenberg Medical College, established 1852, near Dadeville, by Philip Madison
Horseshoe Bend. Copy of
address on Battles of Horseshoe Bend given to Alabama Historical Association,
1966; photocopy of article on Horseshoe
Bend – Military Park; newspaper articles and features; postcards.
McCosh’s Mill. Letter to VMS from Marjorie Andrews
mentioning the mill; npa on destruction of the mill
86-a Archival and Field Survey of McCosh’s Mill. West Point Lake, Alabama, 1979., report prepared by Gregory Jeane, Department of Geography, Auburn University.
of West Point .
Mimeographed copies of the poem written by Imogene Griggs Smith for the
50th Anniversary of the battle (1915); copies of the program for April 18, 1865
centennial commemoration; reprint of 1899 article by Dr. I.W. Griggs account of
the Battle; photocopy of new articles on 50th anniversary including that of yankee
veteran of the battle of West Point.
Memorial Day/Confederate Monument[s].
Programs and newspaper articles on the observance of Confederate
Memorial Day; article on the history of the Confederate Monument, West Point.
Civil War – Alabama. Paper by W.
Norman Fitzgerald, Jr. titled “President Lincoln’s Blockade and the Defense of Mobile,”
published in 1954; History of the Fourteenth Regiment Alabama Volunteers;” “Historical Sketches of the Forty-Seventh Alabama Infantry
Regiment, C.S.A,” with handwritten letter from Wm. Stanley Hoole
“Bill”, tucked inside. “Location and
Classification and Dates of Military Events in Alabama, 1861-1865,” 1961.
Montgomery, Program of Centennial Celebration Civil War, 1961.
Civil War – Georgia, Mississippi. Tour aid
Peachtree Creek Battle Field Area. Play:
“The Andersonville Trial;” np
series “The Story of Andersonville.” Features:
Sherman in Georgia; Major James H. Warner, southern patriot. Column on the Georgia Dept. of Archives. Booklets: Atlanta Cyclorama – Battle of Atlanta; rpro,
1838 map of same. Vicksburg “Gibralter of The Confederacy 1953.
Rpt. Georgia Civil War Centennial Commission., 1964. Bibliography, Battle of Atlanta, Sherman’s March to the Sea.
Brchs, pplt, Stone Mtn. Memorial Park. 46th ed.
“Out Heritage,” Mississippi UDC, 1906-1952.
Npa re existence of civil wartime records in
Lumpkin. Pcy of document resolving organization of Sallie Fannie Reid
Guards and muster roll.
Civil War – Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Tennessee.
Booklets: “The Last Campaign,”
E.N. Gilpin, Third Iowa Cavalry, signed by Gen. James Harrison Wilson, 4/25/1911; “Illinois Military Units in the Civil War,” 1962; Illinois Civil War
Sketched, N.1. “The Civil War A Guide for Teachers,”
1963; “The impact of the Civil War on Indiana,” 1962 (2); “The Civil War Battles of Chickamauga
and Chattanooga.” Brchr: battlefields and monuments at Lookout Mountain, Chickamauga Park,
Missionary Ridge, Signal Mountain and Chattanooga.
Civil War –
Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and Nathan Bedford Forest. Npa: death of Robert E. Lee. Facisimile: ltr R.E.Lee to J. Davis, July 8,1863. Bio sheet: Joseph Wheeler. History: Ben. B.F. Weathers, Roanoke, AlL, crumbling early
photocopy. Reproductions, Travelers
Insurance Co. composit photo of Union Commanders and Confederate
Commanders, 9 3/8 x 14 5/8.
Civil War –
Miscellaneous. Pictures in a Confederate
Calendar, and a Civil War Calendar (appointment calendars); Booklet titled, map
marking Civil War Battlefields, 1861-1865; list, publications relating to
confederates/confederacy, 1966. Daniel Emmett, author of “Dixie,” letters to editor regarding; Np feature on Gettysburg.
Self-published work by Rucker Agee, published 1962, titled “Let’s Keep
the Record Straight!” in which he endeavors to clarify points of Civil War
Civil War –
on oldest and on passing of the last.
States of America/Confederacy.
“Catechism on the History of the Confederate States of America
1861-1865,” circ 1955, published by the United Daughters of the Confederacy;
minutes of the 10th annual convention of the Alabama Division of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy, 1906; transcript of a letter from a confederate
soldier to his family, end of war; reprint of article in The Georgia Review,
“The Confederate Constitution Today,” 1955.
Publication of letter from Alexander Stephens titled “A letter for
Posterity Alex Stephens to His Brother Linton June 3, 1864,” by Emory University, 1954.
Reprint of advertisement fun by delegates to Alabama Sesession Convention who opposed sesession.
– Military History, Negro History Bulletin, V36 N6, October 1973, entire issue
devoted to military history; np article titled “The
Civil War WAS the Black Man’s Business.”
Alabamians. Article on William Wyatt Bibb; reprint of VBS
paper for AHA on Lafayette Hoyt Defriese; chronology
and brief biography of Thomas Goode Jones.
Sun. mag. feature: Idyl
Georgians. Feature articles on Georgians: Dr. Bruce and Mrs. Orville Tyler Schaefer; Margaret Mitchell (destruction of papers);
Dow Clifton Burk. Packet listing plants
to be included on a tour. NP articles on
Jim Townsend, the “Maxwell Perkins of Atlanta.” Photocopy
of np (Ledger-Enquirer) article on Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar,
founder of The Enquirer. Sunday mag feature on Dr. Joshua Gilbert, 1st physician Atlanta. Np feature on Mary Musgrove, interpreter for Oglethorpe,
and “Empress of Georgia.” Wm. H.
Crawford, “almost president”[U.S.]. Feature,
Garland Brooks Turner (human
Mitchell – Gone With the Wind. Booklet
prepared by MacMillan Company, 1961, 25th
Anniversary of book; article on the destruction of Margaret Mitchell’s papers,
per her request.
Georgia – State of - Miscellaneous. Proceedings of the First Annual Session of
the State Farmers’ Alliance of Georgia. Industries,
as listed in group of plants to be toured.
Feature on Georgia’s oldest
Heritage Special,” ticket, np sheet with historic
events. The Atlanta Phoenix V1 N1, includes history on origins of Atlanta, forts In Georgia, historic Savannah, marked historic sites in Georgia.
Troup County. Np reprint of History of Troup Co., published in 1925;
brochure on Lagrange historic sited titled “Nancy Hart Tour,” 1990 calendar
featuring trains, depots and rails of Troup County; handwritten notes on old
Whatley, and old Estes cemeteries; article on closure of Gabbettsville
P.O., and signed, verified cancelled envelope from last day of operations of Gabbettsville P.O.
101a Troup County – Businesses. Haralson –
Crowder & Co. Mill, photocopies of legal transactions concerning properties
and acquisitions and business transactions.
Harris County. V1 N1 Folk & Kinfolk, 1975.
How and when Chipley became Pine Mts., feature in Sunday mag. 3/30/58.
West Point, Georgia. 1968 Annual
Report of the Municipal Planning Board.
Report of Visiting Committee – Harrison High School, 1969. “Climatological
Summary” published by the U.S. Weather Bureau, circ 1957. “Out of Print” items from The West Point
Shield, Nov. 1870’s. Photocopy, article
in Urban Georgia: “Johnny Barrow’s Bridge.” Paper by Emory Student, 1955, “The
Transportation Facilities of West Point, Georgia.” Misce. items on West Point merchants. Npa
re expansion of city limits, 1953. GHC
“Musings,” undated. 1961, obit. O.C.
Ware. Excerpts from The
West Point Shield, Oct. 18, 1879/Nprepr.
103a West Point
Businesses. Newcommen address
by Waights G. Henry on the Coca Bottling Company of West Point –Lagrange, Ga., “Tributary to a Golden Stream.” Paper on Batson-Cook,
memories of by Floyd Tillery, 1972. Invitation to special
pre-sale viewing, Hagedorn’s 1967. Handwritten history of Hengltler’s. Reference in other notes to The Southern Alliance Steam Print, a
publication in West Point, Ga.
103b West Pointers. Pc 1973 Sun.mag.art. by Geo. Oslin as inventor of singing telegram. Ltr. 1969, from
director Emory Museum to VBS regarding items donated to Emory by Virginia Glover Cook.
Preservation – Miscellaneous. Articles
fliers and newsletters regarding specific efforts in preservation, programs to
facilitate preservation, etc.
Survey – Evaluation – Re-inventory,” East Alabama Regional Planning and
Development commission, June, 1972.
Survey includes Chambers, Clay, Coosa, Randolph, and Tallapoosa Counties; and Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah and Talladega Counties.
State Farmers Alliance of Georgia. “Proceedings
of the First annual Session of the State Farmer’s Alliance of Georgia,” 1888, Macon, GA.
I. 12 Langdale
War Service Bulletins – mimeographed 8 ½ x 11 pages stapled inside 8 ¾ 11 ¼
printed white covers with red and blue graphics, and pictures of each of the 5
mills on back cover. Defenders of
Democracy. Front page of The Lafayette
Sun for August 21, 1918. “Save the Waste and Win the War,” boxed message
printed top of page.
II. War ration books for Virginia and Hugh
Smith and M. V. Robertson, Langdale. front page Alabama Journal for July 3, 1944;
Alabama Legionnaire for July and October, 1944; Chattahoochee Valley Times,
Sept 18, 1946; Alabama v10 n31 – Aug. 3, 1945.
Alabama. Press releases, newspaper clippings,
literature on the history of the ship, and efforts to bring her to the State of
Institute. Book published for Golden
Anniversary celebration titled “Tuskegee Institute the First Fifty Years,” consists of Anson
Stokes Founder’s Day Address with additions, notes and appendices. Reprints from the journal HortScience
written by Tuskegee Institute faculty on the sweet potato: “
‘Rojo Blanco’ Sweet
Potato,” ‘Carver’ Sweet Potato.” Student, 1955, “ Bulletin
from series titled “Historical Background of the World’s Leading Horticultural
Crops – The Sweet Potato.” Photocopy of
a press release on the Sweet Potato Breeding, Production and Utilization
Research Program. Vita and speech of
Booker T. Whatley, director of sweet potato research.
Veterans Hospital – Tuskegee. 3 b/w 8 x 10
photos; map of grounds; brochure literature.
Southern Union College. 1957-58 catalogue.
Foundation. Newspaper clips of patients, support.
Brochure on center, 1927-1956; 1958 radio address by Basil O’Connor,
President of the National
Foundation for Infantile Paralysis from Warm Springs Foundation.
Springs. Brochures on the Little White
House. (2) Menu from the Hotel Warm Springs.
City of Valley. Program for
the dedication of the Valley City Hall Complex, 1985.
Roanoke. Four-part series of newspaper articles on
business, stores and emporiums from 1834-1920’s; letter to VBA with names of
business people of Roanoke. Booklet
titled “History of Roanoke.” Np feature, history.
Npa on Junior Service League, 1974.
Ella Smith –
articles on Ella Smith and her dolls.
Club. Biographical information on Rep.
George Andrews, Alabama, who spoke to club.
African American Organizations—Chambers and Troup Counties. Program for
an event titled “The Emancipation Proclamation Presentation of the Troup County
Coalition. Includes officers and members
of West Point
Cotton. Cartoon history of “The Cotton Textile
Story.” (3) Booklet with samples titled “Cotton Field to Fabric.” Booklets, Valley Cotton Festival 1949 and
1950. Information for Maid of Cotton
contestant and chaperon, 1953 Alabama Maid of Cotton Contest.
Review. V1 N1-4 1960l
Manufacturers Associations. Alabama Textile
Manufactures Association, paper (Growth of Industry in the South”) presented at
1957 Public Relations Meeting ATMA.
Booklet titled “Public Relations and Textiles in Alabama,” 1957-58.
Yearbooks “4th Shift” for 1957, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966. Report of the 49th meeting of the Cotton
Manufacturers association of Georgia.
Callaway Gardens. Brochure, early, with map and information. Brochure contains location Chipley rather
than Pine Mountain. Feature on the Garden’s Log
Cabin Museum, Sunday Ledger Enquirer, 4/60.
Apalachicola Fort. 1966
Historic Marker dedication, program. Np articles on
history and location/discovery of remains.
Correspondence re dedication and placement on national register of
African American. Centennial booklet, Shady Grove A.M.E. Zion Church; Excerpts
from works detailing allocation of lands for churches for African Americans:
New Canaan Church; Powell Chapel Church; Mt. Olive Church; Mt. Nebo Baptist
Church; Methodist Episcopal Church-Lanett; Colored Baptist Church—Cusseta.
Churches – Upper Chattahoochee Valley. Np
article on Mt. Pisgah Church; bound history of the Langdale Baptist Church by Mrs. Hugh Smith (3); centennial program, and
partial history of First Baptist Church of Valley (Langdale
Baptist Church); Dedication Day program for Spring Road Christian Church;
program Lafayette Presbyterian Church; Fannie Herzberg
history, Temple Bethel and centennial program, Np
article; 2-page history Cusseta Baptist Church; Histories of the First Christian
Church of West Point, 1853-1953; of the First Methodist Church of Lanett; and
of Methodist in West Point; copy of Joe L. Lanier’s 1955 address to the Valley
Ministerial Association; items from a jubilee reception given for Father James Salway, Holy Family Church, Lanett, AL; Long Cane Baptist
Church, service with returned communion silver.
Churches – Cleburne, Clay-Lee-Randolph-Tallapoosa Counties, and misc. other counties. Clay:
Np feature on Bowden Grove Church. Lee – Np articles on Hopwell, Crawford
and Gold Hill Methodist Churches. Randolph – Np features on Pleasant
Grove, Shiloh, Mt. Pleasant Churches; reference to Rocky Mount
Baptist Church. Russell – Np
article on Oswitchee Baptist and Methodist Churches. Tallapoosa – Np articles, Sandy Creek and County Line Baptist Churches; Other – Post Oak Baptist Church, Calhoun Co.; Saint Michael and All
Angels, Protestant Episcopal, Anniston, Calhoun Co.
Associations: East Liberty Baptist Association and Salem – Troy Baptist Association. East Liberty Baptist Association minutes from
annual sessions, 1953, 1954, 1955; Pike County Historical Society Paper, “A
Brief History of the Salem-Troy Baptist Association.”
Davis, Winnie. Feature article in The Atlanta Journal and
Constitution Magazine, 10-4-59. Includes full-page photograph of portrait.
Tom. Brief biographical introduction of
Heflin’s speech on Lester Bryant (as recorded in the Congressional Record)
which according to VBS’s introduction led to the
[formation?] of 4-H clubs,
VBS article on Heflin, taken from Vince Dooley’s master’s thesis
Jones/Simon Suggs. Np
articles on Hooper, on his election to Alabama Newspaper Hall of Honor in 1962;
column by Boone Aiken.
Johnson, Sr. – Misc. papers. Business,
political and personal correspondence to Mr. Johnson, and carbons of
correspondence from Mr. Johnson during the years 1934-1961.
132 a John Will Johnson, Sr. – Misc. papers. Copies of civic and
political speeches given by Mr. Johnson; newspaper clippings. Programs, correspondence
and papers from and of the University Alumni Association.
132b John Will Johnson, Sr. – Misc. papers. Newspaper and magazine
clippings on topics of interest to Mr. Johnson. Includes articles on civil rights, the federal courts,
esp. the U.S. Supreme Court, Gov. George Wallace, and the Putnam Letter. Article by Sen. Sam Erwin titled “The Power
to Interpret is not the Power to Amend.”
L. Speeches, newspaper articles.
Lanier, Sidney. Booklet
titled: “Sidney Lanier America’s Sweet Singer of Songs.” Written and published in 1943 by Tallu Fish.
Thomas. Memoirs, as printed in The
Textile History Review, 1962 in an article titled “Facets of the Cotton Textile
Mill Life in England and the Southeast; Memoirs of Thomas Lang (1829-1923), Written in
Parnell, John H.
– Parnell Place. B/w photo of
Huguly-Parnell Place, Christmas card.
B/w photographic copy of np article on Charles
Stewart Parnell; npa on history of Holy Family
Catholic Church and the Merna’s who came with John
Howard Parnell. Papers by VBS on John
Parnell and his peach farm. VBS
correspondence with James Delaney, the Irish Embassy, Mark Fretwell and
the National Library of Ireland regarding John Howard Parnell. Letter from Morgan Cantey
setting out succession of ownership of land purchased by John H. Parnell. Column in The West Point News following the
death of John Parnell.
Tyler, Robert –
General. Photocopy of article from Civil
War Times Illustrated, VIXN6; photocopy Isom
Stanley’s article on the death of General Tyler. Genealogical material supplied by the family
of Lt. John B. Kent, adjutant to General Tyler.
Campaign Newsletter, George Wallace, 1969; feature article on George’s
popularity in Barbour County, The Sunday Ledger-Enquirer Magazine, July 15, 1962. Booklets (2) (8 ½ x 11) Lurleen Wallace Courage Crusade (fund-raising-cancer). “The Alabama Sentinel”, V 8 N2, Oct. 1967. Christmas card from Gov. & Mrs. Wallace.
138a George Wallace Inaugural Committee of Chambers County. Memos (7/62
and 8/62) from O.D. Alsobrook, Judge of Probate, to
list of men, including Hugh Smith, inviting them to serve on the committee.
B.F. Early photostatic copy and more recent photocopy of history
of the General, a native of Roanoke.
WBMK. Buyers guide, provided by station. Scripts for VBS program “Ladies Be Seated;”
correspondence; wire service and other copy.
Lady. Scripts and correspondence. VBS program saluting individual women who
made contributions. Honorees include: Mrs. Frank Fuller, Mrs. Lewis Swint, Frances Smith Hansen, Mrs. Enloe
Carson, Eloise Lee Lehman, Miss Exa Till, Mrs. Duell Barnes, Mrs. John Will Terry, Marjorie Andrews, Mrs.
Marvin Swilling, Mrs. W.L. Cowles, Mrs. Harmon Gay, Miss. Lura
Frances Johnson, Ophelia Judd Scroggs, Mrs. E.E.
Moore, Mrs. Blake Lane, Irma Hawkins Garnett, Anne Octavia Alsobrook
Sullivan, Nan Coley Murphy, Mrs. Robert Turnipseed, Mrs. John Howarth,
Mrs. Wendell Coffee, Mrs. Robert Taylor, Margaret Davidson, Grace Newman Polidora, Mrs. Harvey Enloe, Mrs.
Mrs. John Burgess, Mary Brewer
Trent, Estelle Bullard Jennings, Fanny Herzberg,
Harriet Rebecca Ramage Odum,
Mrs. Bruce Gray, Mrs. Paul Schnedl, Marilyn Terry,
Miss Gladsy Ozley.
142a East Alabama Today. Misc. correspondence.
Includes press releases; letters of appreciation for
articles written; requests for information; suggestions for stories; factual
disagreements with VBS; and responses to inquiries by VBS for information. Three letters from Floyd Tillery with information on Bean’s Mill, early R.F.D. in Lee County, unnamed slave graveyard, and a
Miss Sudie Wallace of Cusseta.
142b East Alabama Today. Miscellaneous assortment of programs, notes, materials for
stories/articles. Includes prints
of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett removed from a book titled The Authentic Life
of Billy the Kid. Blue
spiral-bound notebook with notes on the counties of the State of Alabama. Mimeographed, undated list of Klans in Alabama. Features and brochure on the Freedom Quilting Bee. Typed sheet of homeopathic
remedies. Article titles
“Children and The Penal Laws,” from Dec. 1968 The Alabama Municipal Journal.
142c East Alabama Today. Newsprint
copies and VBA press card. Copy of
Christmas column, 1969; holiday greeting/picture with other EAT writers,
1969. Booklet titled “Searching for
History in East Alabama.”
143 Chambers County Families. Miscellaneous items relating to
various families. Included the Allen, Bibby, Breed, Harris and Hunter
144 Chambers Murders. Np article on
145 Chambers County Jail. Architectural Feasibility Study “Preliminary
Population Studies, Projections and Recommendations for the Proposed New
Chambers County Jail,” prepared for the Jail Feasibility Study Committee, 1982.
146Huguley Water System. “History of the Huguley
Water System,” 1965-1987, written and compiled by Mary Sue Smith, Manager.
147Huguley. Npa on straw vote
to be held to determine citizen interest in incorporation.
Electric Cooperative. 20th Anniversary
(1939-1959), 8 ½” x 11” booklet with photo of
Horseshoe Bend on cover. Feb. 1968 copy
of AREA. Article :
reminiscences of early history, Lee Co.
149Womens Clubs—Alabama. State and Local. 6 mimeographed sheets, 8 ½ x 14, on Women’s
Patriotic Societies in Alabama. (3 copies) 1 8 x 10, 1 5 x 7 b/w photo E.
Lehman. Feature page on floral Christmas
decorations. Handwritten editorial, “The
Mother of Valley Clubs.”
Club. Handwritten notes, articles;
newspaper articles; programs; and typed minutes.
History – West Central
Georgia – East Central Alabama. Booklets:
(1) Geographically correct map, Atlanta and West Point Rail Road Company – the
Western Railway of Alabama- Georgia Railroad route, 1953; map folded and
attached inside 3 7/8 x 7 covers; “The Southern Crescent – A History of Good
Service,” 6x 9; “The Great Locomotive Chase on the Western & Atlantic
1973 Roanoke Leader. Mgz; “Cresent,” Trains the
Magazine of Railroading, 7/64. News
release, 8/69 re discontinuation of “The Crescent Limited.” Blank letterhead, Valley Railroad Centennial.
pamphlets: “Munford, Inc., a Brief History;” “Forty Years of Alabama Power
Company 1911-1951.” Carbon of a news
release on Eckerd Drug Stores.
153Genealogy. Correspondence to both VBS and other members
CVHS regarding genealogical information.
History included in some correspondence.
Included: Barber, Crowder-Mangham/Manning, Robinson/Word/Ellis, Gay,
Harrell, Floyds, Nolan, Ogletree Parkman, Tillery, Trammell, Whitlow.
article on ancestor hunting; booklet; catalogue of books available from the
Genealogical Publishing Co.; The Genealogical Helper – excerpt from 1960; V13
VBS Personal. Letters and notes on the Awbrey and Brannan families.
156 James E. Carter. Headlines, front page, election of Carter, B’ham News, 11/3/76. Cover and feature, The Atlanta
Journal and Constitution, 1/16/77. Atlanta Constitution, 11/4/76, section of Carter.
Columbus Ledger Enquirer, 1/20 and 1/21/77, pre and post inauguration.
157 Native Americans – Alabama. Np feature titled “What the Conquistadores Saw in Alabama.” Papers;
“The Quad Site a Paleo-Indian Village in Northern
Alabama;” “Old Chattahoochee Town
and Early Muscogee Indian Settlement.”
Miscellaneous notes, papers on Indians; topics include prehistoric
evidence in Chambers County; history of Creek Indians; Ocfuskooche. Np articles on
return of 100 acres of land in Russell County to the Yuchi; and on the Creek effort to be
reimbursed for lands taken under the Jackson Treaty.
158 Native Americans – Georgia. Np feature, full
length map of the state with location of Indian tribes; article titled “Indians
in Georgia,” April 14, 1968; map based on work done by John H. Goff. Np articles:
artifacts, Chattahoochee River
above Oliver Dam; history of the Coweta Basin;
discovery of “Roanoke” Georgia.
159 TVA – Wilson Dam. Brochure on Wilson Dam. Npa regarding
placement on National Historic Register.
on clean-up of East Lake Cemetery. Handwritten
list of old cemeteries in Chambers County. Notes individuals, notation of Briskey Cemetery. Typed directions, description,
Thornton Grave Yard.
161 Ladies Home Journal, The. January, 1919. Separate sheets, torn and ragged edges.
161a Ladies Home Journal, The “Good
Dressing,” V 14 N 146, June 1919. 11 x
14 newsprint , 8 pages: fragile. Women’s and children’s
fashions; pattern catalog.
Photocopy attached to preserve original.
Society. Undated sheet of paper setting
forth long-range goals of the East Alabama Genealogical Society. V8 N1 Tap Roots, front cover torn off.
163Auburn University. Miscellaneous news clippings.
164 National Events – Miscellaneous. Npa, statehood for Hawaii. Photo copy
of page 1 Opelika Auburn News, Nov. 22, 1963, day Pres. Kennedy killed.
165 Miscellaneous – Speeches/Papers. “Vietnam Vignette; “
history of railroads; manufacture of glass; history of Greece.
166 Alabama Social Welfare.
V 33 N 6, November-December 1968.
Bimonthly publication of the State Department of Pensions and Security, Montgomery, AL.
167 Chambers-Tallapoosa – Organizations. Chambers-Tallapoosa Community Action
Executive Board Minutes, Jan. 16, 1969. Programs
Junior Achievement of Chattahoochee-Tallapoosa, Inc. banquet, May 18, 1961.
168 Yucchi – Council,
Foundation, Plans. Np
169 Columbus, GA. – Misc. News
excerpts from late 19th Century Ledger-Enquirer.
170 Miscellaneous Papers. Includes certificate of authorization as
Notary Public for VBS in 1959, during administration of Gov. John Patterson.
171 Miscellaneous news clippings/articles. Includes clippings on historic buildings,
historical societies, politicians, and editorials.
171a Miscellaneous news
placed in NP for identification.
– Unidentified. Photographs, sepia, from
late 19th century: good-size group of
women and men mill workers; farm house with lattice-work around porch. Postcard size railroad tracks through flood
waters, bw. 2 b/w Kodak pictures of Mariposa County
Courthouse – historical marker and plaque.
173University of Alabama. Misc. clippings.
Stephen Poetry. Typewritten copies of
poems: “Alabama Bayou;” “River.” “Harbor at Evening;” “Surf at Night;” “Last Port;”
“Ship at Sunset;” “Gulf Stream;” “Dusk at Cape Horn;” “Florida Key;”
“Moon Foundry;” “Telescopic View of Jupiter and Moons;” “Day Dawn;” “Prairie in
the Stars;” “Desert Seascape;” “Landscape;” “Train Whistle;” “Farm at Evening;”
“Helping;” “Dog Tracks in a Sidewalk.”
175 Miscellaneous. Page 2, The Valley
Vocational Voice, Oct. 10, 1939. 1963 catalog
of handwritten notes. Brochure 8th Dixie Annual Art Shot – Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1967. Ltr. Rep. Joe Starnes to Pfc. Evans C. Johnson, 1944, re
Soldier Vote Bill. Catalog No. 14 Great Lakes Book Store.
Letterhead stationary, Mrs. Hugh Smith.
(1 sheet) Ltr., postcard, poem, witticism, stained and written-on picture
of stone cottages, b/w. Book Beginners
Bible Stories published by the Southern Baptist Convention.
V137 N7, March 30, 1956.
177 Thomas Lang. Black and white studio photograph of grey
haired, grey moustached and grey bearded Mr. Lang,
with cane and boutonniere. Framed, 8 ½”
x 10 ½”.
178 Smith Home.
Black and white 8” x 10” photograph front angled view of home of Hugh
and Virginia Smith in Langdale, shot of next door
house as well. Photo made by WestPoint
179 Langdale Union
Photograph, 20” x 8”, bw
going sepia, fly-specked.
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