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Social equality

Description:

"Social Equality" chapter from Terence Vincent Powderly's Thirty Years of Labor, 1859-1889. The chapter is wide ranging and deals with labor, race, and the Knights of Labor's activities.

Resource Type: Book

Subject: Labor; Race; Racism; Virginia--Richmond; Southern States; Knights of Labor

Date: 1890

The cougar

Description:

Handwritten draft of chapter five of Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches.

Resource Type: Manuscript

Subject: Puma--Behavior; Puma hunting; Puma attacks; Hunting stories; North Dakota--Badlands; Rocky Mountains; Southern States; Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

Date: 1893?

Giving the other fellow a chance

Description:

A young woman labeled "Textile Industries" stands between two men, gathering a ball of yarn. The older man on the left is labeled "New England," and although his hands are extended, they are empty. The man on the right wears a broad hat labeled "New South." Next to his chair is a coal bucket labeled "Cheap Fuel," and draped over his hands is "Southern Cotton" from which the woman is gathering her ball of yarn. Caption: Old Mr. New England (querulously)--Here, hold on there! I'm your steady company. Miss Cotton-Mills (sweetly)--Yes; but that doesn't mean I'm not to receive the attentions of other eligible young men!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Textile industry; Cotton textile industry; Southern States

Date: 1895-03-13

The new South - the triumph of free labor

Description:

African Americans and Civil War veterans appear among a crowd that passes a statue of Abraham Lincoln on their way to the Cotton States Exposition visible in the background, labeled "Prosperity." In the left foreground is a large man labeled "Free Labor" standing with the tools of labor.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Cotton States Exposition; Veterans; African American agricultural laborers; Southern States; Georgia--Atlanta

Date: 1895-10-23

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt describes his busy work schedule to General Johnson and his desire to take a holiday. Roosevelt also inquires if Johnson has a copy of Roosevelt's book, Rough Riders, and if not he wishes to send him one. Roosevelt also discusses Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and the memory of the Civil War.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Spanish-American War (1898); Generals; Military history; Vacations; War; Scheduling; Southern States; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870; Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, 1824-1863

Date: 1899-07-26

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt compliments General Johnson on the circular he authored and assures him that he will make sure to forward it on. Roosevelt also mentions his regrets not being able to visit Johnson and that he is very much enjoying the book Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John A. Wyeth.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Scheduling; Vacations; Books and reading; Authorship; Publications; Reading; Meetings; Southern States; Wyeth, John A. (John Allan), 1845-1922; Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877

Date: 1899-09-20

Letter from Claris Yeuell to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Claris Yeuell is the editor of a Republican newspaper in Alabama and a supporter of Vice President Roosevelt. He believes that efforts are being made to raise public sentiment against Roosevelt in the South in light of Roosevelt's upcoming trip to the region. The scheduled visit with Booker T. Washington is receiving a great deal of attention. Yeuell requests an interview with Roosevelt and is willing to publish anything to help Roosevelt's candidacy.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Press and politics; Politicians--Public opinion; Race discrimination; Interviews; Alabama; Southern States; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Date: 1901-08-28

Letter from D. H. Reese to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

D. H. Reese is concerned about factional struggles among southern Republicans. He calls for the Republican National Committee to take early action and call for unity.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political parties--Management; Party discipline; Southern States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Republican National Committee (U.S.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1901-08-29

Letter from B. Frank Mebane to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

B. Frank Mebane believes that President Roosevelt's next great achievement will be breaking the "Solid South" by attracting young Republicans.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Political leadership; Party affiliation; Southern States; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Date: 1901-09

Letter from Secretary of Theodore Roosevelt to Samuel C. Dunlap

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt received the invitation to attend Samuel C. Dunlap's fair and thanks him for his courtesy. Roosevelt regrets to inform Dunlap that he cannot accept because he will not be in the South until the following November. 

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Fairs; Thank-you notes; Southern States

Date: 1901-09-07

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