American history/Civil War and Reconstruction
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Bonine, Elias A., Stereoview Photograph of Black School Children, 1874
A stereoview of a group of young, Black students outside their log schoolhouse, likely on the rural outskirts of Jacksonville, Florida.
Handwritten description on verso reads, "Colored School, Florida; Bonine Photo."
Chandler, John Lincoln, Letter to Elliott C. Cowdin Concerning Financing the Memphis Daily Post, 1866 March 7
A letter from John Lincoln Chandler (Memphis, TN), to New York businessman Elliott C. Cowdin (New York), a cousin by marriage, seeking financial support for The Memphis Daily Post (later Evening Post), a Republican newspaper for African Americans founded in January 1866 by General John Eaton, former Commissioner of the Freedman's Bureau.
Hopper, Edward W., Letter to George from St. Helena Island, South Carolina, 1862 September 25
Kehoe, Robert C., 1832-1905, Account Book with United States Marshal Daniel R. Goodloe, 1865-1867
Mary Chrystie Papers
A collection of letters and other writings written principally by Mary Chrystie, but also other members of Chrystie/Few family, mostly from the 1830s through 1840s. Mary Chrystie is a pious, intelligent, chatty, and wealthy young lady from Fishkill Landing, New York. Unfortunately Mary dies at the early age of 17 from tuberculosis in Nice, France.