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1602 South Hull Street Collection

  • US US-almoca 1602 South Hull Street Collection
  • Collection
  • 2016

This collection consist of building files and photographs of the house at 1602 South Hull Street.

Dallas Hanbury

The Emory Folmar Papers

  • US US-almoca 2006.001
  • Collection
  • 1977 - 1999

This collection documents Emory Folmar’s twenty-two year tenure (1977-1999) as mayor of Montgomery, Alabama. While the collection includes personal materials, such as birthday cards and invitations to social functions in Montgomery, it primarily consists of materials documenting Folmar’s political career, including his work with the Montgomery police and fire departments, as well as his work within the Alabama Republican Party. Significant themes and subjects in the Folmar Papers include the development of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Montgomery Zoo, Folmar’s involvement with Maxwell Air Force Base, and his relationship with Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W Bush. Much of the collection concerns itself with records related to Folmar’s unsuccessful 1982 campaign for governor of Alabama. Additionally, a number of records relate to the social activities of Folmar’s wife Anita, including her involvement with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Montgomery Council on Aging, and firearm safety training courses. The Folmar Papers are largely textual and include memoranda, minutes and agendas, financial and legal material, clippings, publications, and related printed matter. Other formats in the collection include photographs and artifacts such as plaques, ephemera, and campaign paraphernalia.

Emory Folmar

The Montgomery County Archives Collection

  • US US-almoca 2015.001
  • Collection
  • ca.1994-2020

In the course of normal business the Montgomery County Archives (MCA) created correspondence, reports, institutional histories, and images. The Montgomery County Archives Collection materials date from 1994 to 2014. These materials record the founding, objectives, plans, and daily business of the archives. Furthermore, this collection also consists of publications that used records, including photographs, from the MCA.

Dallas Hanbury

Montgomery County Historical Society Collection

  • US US-almoca 2015.008
  • Collection
  • ca.1996-2015

This collection consists of issues of the “Herald,” published by the Montgomery County [Alabama] Historical Society. The collection mostly consists of “Herald” issues printed on bound paper. The collection contains “Herald” issues from 1996 to 2015. The collection does not have all issues published between 1996 and 2015.

Montgomery County Historical Society

Capitol Heights Civic Collection

  • US US-almoca 2016.007
  • Collection
  • ca. 1924-2018

This collection consists of organizational newsletters, administrative papers, and artifacts from the Capitol Heights Civic Association

Dallas Hanbury

Montgomery County Commission Record Group

  • US US-almoca 2016.008
  • Collection
  • ca. 1826-2016

This record group consists of records created by the Montgomery County, Alabama County Commission during the course of normal business. This extensive collection contains a wide variety of paper-based and photographic records, including: county commission minutes, budgets, issuing and redemption of bonds, materials related to managing elections such as polling districts and requests to change voting places, aerial photographs of the county, photographs of past and present county commissioners, records related to the construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of county-owned buildings; various datasets including projects
related to county census, claims against the county, the county’s funding and oversite of various non-profit entities, employee rules and regulations, employee handbooks, official bonds and oaths of various county employees, deeds to county properties, records no longer created by the Montgomery County Commission, and miscellaneous records. This record group also contains the county Board of Equalization records. The Board of Equalization occupies a unique place in county government structure since it has a fair degree of independence in conducting its duties. For instance, the Board of Equalization reviews the work of the county revenue commission and if necessary changes property valuations.

Montgomery County, Alabama County Commission

The Mary Ann Neeley Collection

  • US US-almoca 2018.004
  • Collection
  • ca. 1899-1985

The Mary Ann Neeley collection is a collection of documents and photographs that focus on Montgomery and Montgomery County, Alabama. This collection largely contains photographs of streets in Montgomery before and during road paving projects in 1958. The collection also includes a wide and seemingly unrelated range of records related to local topics, including: documents pertaining to a murder case, real estate title opinions, and family history. The collection also includes maps and blueprints of the city and county of Montgomery. The collection also includes three 1920s year books (1921-1923) from Montgomery, Alabama’s Sidney Lanier High School.

Mary Ann Neeley

The Lyn Frazer Collection

  • US US-almoca 2019.001
  • Collection
  • August 26, 1902

The Lyn Frazer Collection consists of a single photograph of a woman named Carrie Melton Hill. The photograph, taken on August 26, 1902, depicts Hill in her wedding dress and vail.

Frazer, Lyn

The Teague House Collection

  • US US-almoca 2019.002
  • Collection
  • ca. 1899-1985

The Teague House Collection consists of historical data, documents, and photographs assembled by Robert Gamble that focus on the Teague House in Montgomery, Alabama. Consisting of information about the home from 1823 until 1992, each folder in this collection represents a period in the history of the Teague House. This collection includes research regarding the Owens Period (1847-1853), Ware-Walker Period (1853-1884), Graham Period (1884-1889), Teague Period (1889-1955), and 1955-Present (1992). Throughout the collection Robert Gamble scattered assorted research notes, correspondence, and miscellaneous notes (on title, bibliography, etc.).

Robert Gamble

The Newtown Oral History Collection

  • US US-almoca 2019.003
  • Collection
  • February 23, 2019

The Newtown Oral History Collection is a collection of oral histories and photographs created at the Newtown Community Center on February 23, 2019. The oral histories center on daily life in Newtown throughout the 1950s and into the1970s. The oral histories in this collection represent how the creators of the collection, those that live or lived in Newtown, view their community and constitute a valuable primary source regarding first-person observations and opinions regarding the Civil Rights Movement. A number of the oral histories in the collection dwell on similar themes, including civil rights, the Civil Rights Movement and how it affected the city. Many of the interviewees also talked about a devastating flood in 1960 that destroyed almost all their possessions. . The photographs depict the interviewees, as well as the event itself.

Foster Dickson

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