Miscellaneous

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S.F2, D1, Folder 35

  • Magazines: Alabama Municipal Journal v 11, n.3

S.F2, D1, Folder 36

  • Maps

  • Edgecombe County Boundaries, 1732-1855, the boundary between North Carolina and Virginia

  • "Historic and scenic reaches of the nation's capital", National Geographic, 1938

  • Old maps of what is now the Southeastern United States

S.F2, D1, Folder 37

  • Money Orders

  • Two money orders

S.F2, D1, Folder 38

  • Papers

  • Two pages of an old ABC book

  • Some figuring

  • Illegible description of something " and one inch plank overhead"

  • Latin words

  • Receipt for the sale of cotton

  • Typewriter cleaner paper

  • Webster's definition of a pole

  • Well description

S.F2, D1, Folder 39

  • Passports issued by Governors of Georgia, 1785 to 1809, reprinted from the National Geographic Society, 1962.

S.F2, D1, Folder 40

  • Pictures

  • The Boys in the Band, 1908, York

  • Children, no title

  • H.G. Cobb Department Store at York, 1929

  • Deer

  • Family in front of house

  • Hardware store of the Long Wall Company, 1929

  • House

  • Man on tractor

  • Men doing farm work

  • Storm [tornado?] at Livingston, May 1934

  • York A.T. & N. Railroad Baseball Team picture, 1915

  • Women, no title, one is holding a Bible

S.F2, D1, Folder 41

  • Police Code interpretation

S.F2, D1, Folder 42

  • Postcards

  • Bear Butte, South Dakota

  • Cowboy's Prayer

  • Pinky by T. Lawrence (1769-1830)

  • To Coleman from Dugger

  • To Hopkins

  • To Hopkins from Allen

  • To Hopkins from Coleman

  • To Hopkins from Gordon

  • To Hopkins from Jack

  • To Hutcheson from Hopkins

  • To the Register from Foscue

  • To the Register from the Seales

S.F2, D1, Folder 43

  • Programs and Invitations

  • Livingston University Band Concert, 1982

  • Recital by pupils of Louise H. Tate, 1957

  • Simpson and York Basket Ball Banquet, 1926

  • Sixth grade graduation, no school or date

  • Jerry Lane Smith recital, 1982

     

     

    NEWSPAPERS

    S.F2, D1, Folder 44

    • Newspapers "A"

    • Ala-West, April 1971, with article and picture of the Livingston University Baseball Team

    • Historical News, April 1984

    S.F2, D1, Folder 45

    • Newspapers "B"

    • Birmingham News - Age - Herald, Monday June 14, 1948, "[Babe] Ruth's famous no.3 retired as Yank Stars of past play"

    • Birmingham News - Age - Herald, Sunday, June 6, 1948, Gout is rare now, but chair made for victim isn't; furniture has past"

    • Birmingham News - Age - Herald, Sunday December 7, 1947, "Second State's Civil War Vets Now 102", Major General John A. Steger

    • Birmingham News - Age - Herald, Sunday, June 13, 1948, "Livingston President [Dr. W.W. Hill] to speak at public relations institute", by S.J. Messina

    • Birmingham News -Age - Herald, Sunday, Aug. 3, 1947, "Ex-Johnny Reb takes to the air with one of those Yankees as aid"

    • Birmingham Post Herald, "Wednesday, January 30, 1963, "World mourns death of famed poet Robert Frost"

    S.F2, D1, Folder 46

    • Newspapers "C"

    • Choctaw County - Jack Turner and K.K.K., Livingston Journal, 8-18- 1874

    • Choctaw News and Record, Wednesday, July 6, 1988, "Bolinger started as sawmill town"

    • Cuba Advertiser, "The hand of death removes two prominent men - W.P. Stallworth and W.H. Smith", Friday, March 3, 1911

    • Cuba Banner, "Uncle Nat Brown dead"

    • Cuba Banner, "E.M. Flowers store building" 1896

    • Cuba Banner, Dr. Hearn, 1895

    • Cuba Banner, Lauderdale Springs Normal", 1896

    • Gainesville - "Our correspondent visits and describes north Sumter's leading town, 1897

    • Southern Home - various sentences about people moving, falling, getting sick, and making quilts

    S.F2, D1, Folder 47

    • Newspapers "G"

    • [Baptist Pastor Williams], Gainesville Reporter, Feb. 19 and Mar. 4, 1880

    • Captain Jesse A. Gibbs, Gainesville Dispatch, 1876

    • "Circuit clerk's office burned", The Reporter, Gainesville, April 15, 1880

    • "Constitution and dedication of Beulah Church, in Rosserville Beat", The Reporter, March 4, 1880

    • Letter - John C. Whitsett to A.W. Dillard concerning Dillard's early history of Sumter, Gainesville Dispatch, February 21, 1878

    • Gainesville Dispatch, July 1, 1876, [A History of] Gainesville

    • Gainesville Messenger, September 17, 1886, "Accidental Discoveries"

    • "Excessive mortality among the colored people from diseases of the lungs", Gainesville Reporter, January 15, 1880

    • "Execution of Ben Perkins", Gainesville Reporter, Sept. 1, 1881

    • "Few whites in Sumter before Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek" from McMahon's scrapbook

    • "Gainesville Fire", Gainesville Reporter, March 31, 1881

    • "Gainesville Funerals", Gainesville Reporter, Feb. 17, 1881

    • "Gainesville Schools", Gainesville Reporter, Sept. 1, 1881

    • Gainesville Messenger, April 9, 1886, "The Bell"

    • Gainesville Reporter, September 25, 1884, "Gainesville Cannon"

    • Gainesville Messenger, 10/8/1886, Mr. Fulton died

    • Grit Family Section, August 10, 1975

    • The News, Gainesville, AL, "Wonderful Discovery - the largest skeleton ever found - exhumation of an antediluvian human skeleton", Jan. 21, 1869

    • The News, Gainesville, AL, "Coblentz and Choutteau", Aug. 19, 1869

    • The News, Gainesville, AL, "Universal Clothes Wringer" 6-4-1870

    • "The Rain of Fire - November 13, 1833", Gainesville Reporter, Jan. 3, 1884 

    • "Sumter Warriors", Gainesville Independent, March 1 and 15, 1862, includes roll and fate of some

    • [About a train], Gainesville Reporter, Gainesville, AL, Feb. 19, 1880

    • [About the tramway], Gainesville Reporter, Feb. 19, 1880, Feb. 26, 1880; April 1, 1880; May 27, 1880

    • "Wild Horse Prairie", Geiger Times, June 12, 1912

    S.F2, D1, Folder 48

    • Livingston Journal

    • "40th Alabama, 11-4-1881

    • Owned and edited by Benjamin F. Herr, ran from July 15, 1865 until it was succeeded by Our Southern Home in November 1895

    • "An Earthquake! Sumter, Marengo, and Choctaw Counties get the shake" Feb. 17, 1886

    • "An attempt was made to burn the residence of Mr. Mobley and also the Presbyterian Church", April 14, 1871

    • "Banking House Brown Bros.", March 4, 1886

    • "Barbecue at Payneville", August 23, 1872

    • "Battle House", January 16, 1880

    • "Boiler explosion", April 14, 1871

    • "Brett, Calvin", March 21, 1879

    • "Callaway School Building" from Spratt's History of Livingston

    • T.S. Child's Practical Carriage Builder ad

    • [Mr. Coats house was burned down], Feb. 11, 1876

    • "Celebration at Gainesville [of the Ladies Memorial Association]", June 30, 1876

    • "Courthouse Square", Sep. 2, 1875

    • [Earthquake], Sep. 3, 1886

    • "Dearman, Mattie obituary", May 1891

    • "DeSoto fought New York", by Jabe Sanders, June 30, 1976

    • [Earthquake] April 19, 1872

    • "First locomotive ran on the South Carolina Railroad", July 10, 1868

    • "Gainesville Railroad", Feb. 20, 1880

    • "[Grist] Meal, Meal", May 30, 1868

    • "Gulley Col. E. S.'s obituary, Oct. 1, 1896

    • "Hale - Arrington marriage" Dec. 4, 1891

    • "High Water", July 1800's

    • "Hoit Bridge", July 5, 1878

    • "Homicide at York", July 3, 1876

    • "An incendiary plot nipped in the bud", August 19th, no year

    • "The Indian War, General Custer killed" 7-14-1876

    • "An Irishman's will, Oct. 18, 1851

    • "Jabe's spotlight", Sumter County Journal, April 30, 1931

    • "Leona or Shadows and Sunbeams", July 14, 1876

    • "Livingston Messenger [revived]", March 17, 1866

    • "Livingston Messenger [dead again]" March 21, 1868

    • "Medical notice [required meeting for physicians]", January 20, 1866

    • Monette, Capt. J.W. obituary, Dec. 16, 1892

    • "Meeting of the Sumter County Medical Society", 5-14-1880

    • "New mail route", April 5, 1872

    • "New probate office", April 1, 1881

    • "The Next Congress", Oct. 22, 1880

    • "Obituaries from Livingston Journal, 1867-68"

    • "Overseers of the poor", Livingston Journal, July 1, 1867

    • "East Sumter Thirty Years Ago", 7-13-1883

    • "Pain Destroyer", Nov. 17, 1876

    • Payne, Col. Winter William's obituary, September 25, 1874

    • "Samuel Pond died from accidentally taking morphine instead of quinine", November 15, 1878

    • "Pritchett, R.H. dead, Nov. 23, 1924

    • "Professor Armstrong's School", July 9, 1880

    • "Rates of ferriage", Feb. 17, 1868

    • "Sherman and Sheridan", 7-14-1876

    • "St. James Hotel, Selma", November 24, 1871

    • "Stonewall is a relatively new place between Memphis, MS and Gainesville, AL", July 13, 1874

    • "Sumter County Historical Society", July 16, 1885

    • "Sumter High School for Boys and Girls", Sept. 9, 1886

    • "To the White Men of the Black Belt", September 15, 1874

    • "Amos Travis moved", January 14, 1869

    • Trott, David H.'s life", July 1, 1886

    • "Uncle Jabe meets a little friend"

    • "Varnum, Lieutenant's obituary, 7-14-1876

    • "Walking on the sea - International Sunday School Lesson for January 15, 1888",

    • Livingston Journal, January 1, 1888

    • Mr. Whitfield nominated for legislature, March 8, 1880

    • "Wooten wedding reception", Oct. 13, 1887

    • "The York Record", July 1895

    S.F2, D1, Folder 49

    • Newspapers "M"

    • "An earthquake - Sumter, Marengo, and Choctaw Counties get the shake", The Daily Register, Mobile, Feb. 17, 1886

    • "Atkeison/Finley's Crossing - a slow paced lifestyle, a tradition of caring for each other", Mobile Press Register, April 30, 1988

    • "Barbecue: a way of life in the South" Joey Bunch, and "Finding Barbecue by the seat of your pants" Frances Coleman, Mobile, September 5, 1994

    • "Choctaw City, Indian Springs - residents enjoy quiet, serene life of Choctaw County", January 12, 1985

    • "Mecklenburg [County, NC] was site of the first declaration of independence", Mobile Register, May 15, 1875

    • "Methodist minister sees famine [in Ethiopia] first hand", Nick Lackeos, The Alabama Journal and Advertiser, July 20, 1985

    S.F2, D1, Folder 50

    • Newspapers: Miscellaneous

    • Early Southwest Alabama Newspapers

    • Fort Stoddard, Mobile Sentinel, May 23, 1811

    • Mobile, 1811

    • St. Stephens, 1815

    • Blakely, 1819

    • Cahawba, 1819

    • Claiborne, 1819

    • Selma, 1827

    • Greensboro, 1823, 25, 45

    • Erie, 1830

    • Linden, 1845

    • Grovehill, 1850

    • Butler, 1850

    • Gainesville Independent, 1854-1865

    • North Alabama Times, 1852

    • Livingston Messenger, 1859

    • Sumter County Bound Newspapers List of what was in the Probate Record Room as of July 1, 1996

    • A newspaper loan agreement

    S.F2, D1, Folder 51

    • Newspapers: Miscellaneous articles

    • Alabama [Football] Team of the Century

    • Offense

    • Don Hutson, 1932-34

    • Ozzie Newsome, 1974-77

    • Fred Sington, 1928-30

    • Vaughn Mancha, 1944-47

    • Dwight Stephenson, 1977-79

    • Billy Neighbors, 1959-61

    • John Hannah, 1970-72

    • Joe Namath, 1962-64

    • Kenny Stabler, 1965-67

    • Bobby Marlow, 1950-52

    • Johnny Musso, 1969-71

    • Bobby Humphrey, 1985-88

    • Van Tiffin, 1983-86

    • Defense

    • Bob Baumhower, 1973-76

    • Marty Lyons, 1975-78

    • Jon Hand, 1982-85

    • Lee Roy Jordan, 1960-62

    • Barry Kraus, 1976-78

    • Cornelius Bennett, 1983-86

    • Derrick Thomas, 1985-88

    • Harry Gilmer, 1944-47

    • Don McNeal, 1977-79

    • Jeremiah Castille, 1979-82

    • Tommy Wilcox, 1979-82

    • Johnny Cain, 1930-32

    • Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

    • "Mr. Allison's school has commenced", September 12, 1837

    • "Approximately 115 lots in Pinehurst subdivision sold for average price of $128", Sumter County Journal, 5-17-1928

    • "Army Argus and Crisis

    • "Altman Corner will be built", Sumter Record, April 12, 1895

    • "Bee Hive grocery store ad", Sumter County Journal, 11-2-1925

    • "The Bell of the old American Hotel", April 9, 1886

    • "Brigade Orders", Voice of Sumter, 7-19-1836

    • "Brigade Orders, no.1", October 25, 1852

    • "Boosters in Big Meet" 1925

    • Tom Brown, the gunnery officer and Captain Phillips, Saturday Evening Post

    • "Chancery Court", August 1, 1842

    • "Brown - Derby Pool opened", August 15, 1929

    • "The Climate of Alabama", Dr. Webb, M.D., 1848

    • "Coal Fields of Sumter County", April 20, 1888

    • "Commencement Exercises of the Sumterville Male and Female Academy"

    • "Country Oliver kills sweetheart self; shoots brother"

    • "Court Directory" Nov. 23, 1911

    • "Cypress log with huge girth [5 feet, 10 inches]", April 9, 1959

    • "Dancy the new town of Pickens County", Gainesville, vol.1, no.7

    • Mr. Dill and Miss Pond married in Sumter, 1-16-1902

    • "Election for military officers in the 76th Regiment", February 10, 1837

    • "Election notice", 1869

    • "Election notice", October 6, 1871

    • "Election will be held in the 82nd regiment", July 27, 1853

    • "Fire in the American Café", January 30, 1925

    • "Four go ahead young ladies in want of husbands", Sumter County Whig, October 28, 1851

    • Franklin's Experiment [electricity]"

    • "Frank Lyon, the Steamer"

    • "The Gainesville Post Office has moved", December 4, 1869

    • "Gaston Hotel" ad, September 19, 1836

    • "Gaston Institute", December 20, 1851

    • "General Election", June 7, 1851

    • "Gray, John H, obituary August 15, 1878

    • "Great future for Alabama cattle and swine industry" Picture of Marshall Joffree, the famous $10,000 bull with three grown men riding him

    • Hale's Drug Store ad, 1911

    • "Healing Springs, Its mineral waters were a fashionable cure for all ailments", Earl Sweatt, May 7, 1988

    • Hill, Robert, Centerville Press, Feb. 5, 1981

    • Historical Fort [Tombecbee] being devastated - reposes on a high bluff near Epes was built by Bienville", June 24, 1921

    • "Holman Foulk wedding, January 29, 1890

    • Holman Tree Sales

    • "How mules came into fashion"

    • "Mrs. Killingsworth probably the most active lady in County", Jan. 24, 1973

    • "Ladies Memorial Association Celebration at Gainesville", June 1876

    • "Lancaster, Joseph obituary, September 23, 1871,

    • "Largest cedar tree in Sumter County"

    • "Last will and testament of the mother of George Washington"

    • "Law for protection of wild flowers", 1938

    • "The Legend of the Dogwood Tree [being used for Christ's Cross]"

    • "Letter about mistakes made in the History of Sumter", June 6, 1857

    • "List of businesses in York", 1925

    • "List of licenses issued to the close of the first week in March 1869"

    • List of local advertisers in the news

    • Mills General Merchandise

    • Wise and Co.

    • Altman General Supply Store

    • Tipton Family Grocer and Millinery

    • Killian Grocery

    • Washington

    • Thompson

    • Hightower Druggist

    • Hayden Boot and Shoe

    • Moore House Hotel

    • Booker Graves Tonsorial Parlor

    • Flowers Saddle and Harness

    • McConnell, Holder and Co. Mill Grinder

    • List of township superintendents, white teachers, and colored teachers in Sumter County, 1882

    • "Livingston suffers from the biggest fire in the history of the town"

    • "Local postmasters issue own stamps [during the Civil War]", no date

    • "Logsdon Brothers reunited", York, June 23, 1955

    • "Lots for sale in Dansborough", December 14, 1836

    • "Lots for sale in the new town of Oxford", October 11, 1837

    • "Lots for sale in Painesville", January 3, 1827

    • "Mansion House [Fire]", Oct. 7, 1869

    • "Mean temperature at Cincinnati, for fourteen years", 1835-1848

    • "Nance Carriage, Blacksmith, and Wood Shop ad"

    • "New Post Office established at Davis's store in Lauderdale Co., MS, 6-6-37

    • "Oil has been struck in Coatopa", Sumter Oil and Development Co. ad

    • Rosser, John, January 14, 1869

    • "Okchia Town"

    • "That old screw can pack a 1,080 pound bale of cotton with only one mule", Gainesville, January 20, 1880

    • "Our calendar" and a perpetual calendar

    • Pictures of military men: Causey, Panjic, Barefield, McDaniel, Harmon, Cahoon, Mallard, Tillery, Swain, Lucy, Johnson, Green, Stallworth, Matheney, Malone, Nichols, Truelove, McDaniel, Dial, Newell, Johnson, Arrington, William Holman, a local boy who attended Auburn, Dan Johnson, another local boy

    • "Public Health", May 9, 1881

    • "Public meeting called about the propriety of tearing down the new brick courthouse and rebuilding it"

    • "The Rain of Fire [meteor shower on November 13, 1833]"

    • "Sacred services for Confederate Heroes at Livingston", Our Southern Home, April 29, 1908

    • "Scotch Highland Tale", James Hogg, 1836

    • "Scuppernong wine recipe", August, 1878

    • "Seale, Bluford obituary, Nov. 10, 1871

    • "Shelbyville gossip - we feel that from now on the surroundings at the school will be so pleasant that the pupils will not be so apt to fall out of school", March 25, 1921

    • "A shower of snakes [in Taylorville, ILL]", June 10, 1869

    • "The Skreech Owl", Timothy Tugmutton, Sumter Democrat, Jan. 21, 1854 

    • "To Hon. John Gill Shorter, Governor of Alabama", Alabama Review, Oct. 1958

    • "State Record [deer]?", Harold Stout

    • "Sumter divided into three regiments", May 9, 1837

    • "Sumter Earthquake followed the bed of the Tombigbee River for 32 miles"

    • "Sumter Guards meeting notice"

    • "Sunday School Celebration", 7-16-1880

    • "They wore their hair like Indian Scouts", Demopolis Times, June 5, 1975

    • "Three art clubs held meeting Tuesday", 1936

    • Town and Church Directory and Gossip

    • "Typical hunting day at Sparkman Club" by Steele Holman, originally published in the Auburn Plainsman on January 22, 1976 under "Biscuits lie face down in syrup"

    • "Union Hotel ad", October 10, 1837

    • "Valuable plantation and stock at public sale", Dec. 22, 1873

    • "Warehouse and Railway established at Troy, formerly Black Bluff", Nov. 6, 1836

    • "White Steamers Use Kerosene as Fuel", 1909

    • "Mr. F. R. Wise retires after many years of active service [and tells of being one of only two boys in York in the 1870's]"

    • "York Frozen Food Locker and Curing Plant will have formal opening Saturday, December 7", December 5, 1940

    S.F2, D1, Folder 52

    • Newspapers - Obituaries - Index

    • Index to Obituaries and Memoriums taken from County newspapers on file in record room of the Sumter County Probate Office (some may also be in the Julia Tutwiler Library)

    S.F2, D1, Folder 53

    • Newspapers - Obituaries

    • W.T. Alexander, December 11, 1941

    • John Altman, January 20, 1854

    • Susan Arrington, July 14, 1920

    • John B. Bragg

    • Mrs. Melissa Halsell Brown, May 4, 1908

    • Captain R.M. Campbell, 10-24-1891

    • John L. Dees, September 23, 1872

    • Miss Susan Drew, 8-13-1915

    • Captain Jesse A. Gibbs, June 13, 1885

    • Dr. J.M. Godfrey, May 2, 1890

    • Mrs. A.H. Hailey

    • Mrs. Elizabeth M. Harris, June 15, 1875

    • James Jackson, April 11, 1857

    • John Jackson, January 4, 1878

    • Mrs. Prudence Jackson, October 24, 1857

    • Capt. W.A.C. Jones, August 23, 1911

    • Arnold Jolly, October 11, 1876

    • Mrs. J.J. Kelly

    • Joe W. Killian, 1935

    • Laurence LeNoir

    • Dr. James M. Mayes, M.D., December 6, 1871

    • Captain Joseph Andrew McConnell, Jr.

    • Mr. Green B. Mobley, 1877

    • Emma Jeanette Moore

    • Thomas Price Neal, April 21, 1909

    • "Obituaries from Livingston Journal, 1867-78"

    • Joseph Patton, Oct. 20, 1876

    • J. H. Pendergrass

    • Rev. Walter Franklin Pond, 5-7-1896

    • Dr. Samuel O. Scruggs, Feb. 25, 1886

    • J.F. Smith

    • Mrs. Augusta Thomas

    • Mrs. Eliza Travis, 4/30/1896

    • Col. L.V. and Mrs. Emma C. Underwood, Sept. 1874 and Jan. 1880

    • Charley Wise, June 18, 1926

    • John Anthony Winston

    • M.M. Wooten estate sale, December 22, 1873

    S.F2, D1, Folder 54

    • Newspapers: Obituaries from Livingston Journal, 1867-68

    S.F2, D1, Folder 55

    • Newspapers: Southern Home

    • "A big deer hunt on Thanksgiving Day was entered into with much pleasure by about 200 sportsmen", Our Southern Home, December 5, 1929

    • "American Legion formed by the soldiers of Sumter County", Our Southern Home, August 13, 1919

    • "[Bored well]", Southern Home, October 3, 1906

    • "Bridge span shoved into river at McDowell [when the boat "Demopolis" hit it]",

    • Our Southern Home, Wednesday, January 4, 1933

    • "Confederate pensioners of Sumter County", Southern Home, 1/27/1926

    • "Contractor Maynard makes good progress [on the new administration building and dorm for the state teacher's college]", Our Southern Home, December 5, 1929

    • "The fire fiend's disastrous work at Livingston Tuesday morning", Our Southern Home, November 6, 1901

    • "Honor Rolls of S.N. Training School", Southern Home, 1/27/1926

    • "To the people of Sumter and Greene Counties: Do you want to help you state in road building? The Highway from Birmingham to New Orleans is almost completed except the bridge over the Tombigbee River in Gainesville", Our Southern Home, May 12, 1926

    • Captain W.A.C. Jones obituary article", Our Southern Home, Aug. 23, 1911

    • "Mr. W.H. Lawrence has purchased the office of the Livingston Journal and will be the editor of 'Our Southern Home' which takes the place of the journal", Southern Home, 12/5/1896

    • "Livingston after Tornado May 15 [, 1934 which tore the roof off of Graves Hall Auditorium plus other damage], Our Southern Home, May 23, 1934, pictures

    • "Mr. W.J. Monette will move to Washington, D.C.", Our Southern Home, Dec. 13, 1911

    • "Proposed bridge contract [between Greene and Sumter Counties]", Our Southern Home, November 17, 1926

    • "Pushing water works system to completion", Sumter County Journal, April 14, 1927

    • "Ramsey family [of ancient Scotch origin] reunion", Southern Home, September 7, 1904

    • "Sumterville Sittings", Southern Home, June 17, 1908

    • "Miss Woodward wins damage suit [against Standard Oil Company for her fall]"

    • Southern Home, March 1, 1931

    S.F2, D1, Folder 56

    • Newspapers: Sumter County Journal

    • "63 pound catfish caught in creek", 4/27/1933

    • "[Sappers and Miners] 100 years ago", July 2, 1964

    • "100 years ago [during the Civil War]" various articles from 1961-62 with no titles

    • "100th year anniversary of Civil War will be celebrated in state this year with official commemoration Sunday", January 3, 1961

    • 1925 ads: Brown Service Station, York Bakery, Moore General Merchant, Hotel Sumter, Mule Hide Filling Station, Shamburger Davis Mercantile Company, The Dixie Palace Café, R.H. McFarland, Malone's Barber Shop, Shreeves - Causey Furniture Co., Stephen's Barber Shop, Stallworth Brothers, The Buckley - Young Company, The York Hotel, Gulf Refining Company, F.M. Cobb and Son, Woco Pep, The Bank of York, D.H. Mellown and Son, The Crescent Drug Co. York and Sumter County, Alabama, Wall Building Supply Company, York Ice and Coal Co, Price and Co., The York Pharmacy, The Sumter Theater, H.S. Stallworth, F.N. Grant, Booster Club

    • 1930 ads: A.R. Causey, mortician; York Cleaners and Dyers; Blue Bird Café; Alley Blann Hardware; York Ice and Coal Co.; Woco-Pep Service Station

    • [Derby Realty Auction], July 30, 1926

    • "Arrington donates historical ledger to LU", October 18, 1989

    • "Bicentennial Special", June 30, 1976

    • "Desoto Fought near York; Evidence of Earthquake also found"

    • "Early schools of Sumter County"

    • History dates back to the Choctaw Indians"

    • "Drilling is at last in actual progress at Matthews well no.1", 6/10/1921

    • "Game Cock post of American Legion"

    • "General Forest monument at Gainesville unveiled", April 27, 1923

    • "Mrs. Steve Harmon died at Pushmataha last Friday", November 15, 1934

    • "History of Lights", June 22, 1923

    • "It happened in Sumter" various articles from around Dec. 7, 1961 with no other dates and no other titles. I will try to give an idea of what they are about.

    • [County papers bound and filed in the courthouse]

    • [The school for young ladies]

    • [Odds and ends from early newspapers]

    • [Travel between Mississippi and Alabama]

    • [Mrs. E.F. Williams]

    • [Worship at Elizabeth Presbyterian Church]

    • [How the towns got their names: Belmont is French for fair mountain, Coatopa is Choctaw for wounded panther, Panola is Choctaw for cotton, etc.]

    • [Soldiers needed clothes and shoes]

    • [Taxation]

    • [Old timers]

    • [Mrs. Avrilla (William T.) Nance]

    • [Anvil]

    • [Dancing Academy]

    • [Mr. J.P. Crutcher]

    • [Evacuation of Fort Sumter]

    • [Churches]

    • [Daniel Webster]

    • [Gainesville Fire]

    • [Civil War]

    • [Fourth of July]

    • [The Order of the Ancient Fellows of Livingston]

    • "Largest cedar tree in Sumter County", May 29, 1925

    • "Life of Mark Twain, the great American Humorist", April 28, 1910

    • "LJHS semester honor roll", February 12, 1992

    • "Melissa Scrivner crowned Miss Livingston University", February 12, 1992

    • "Memorial services [for veterans] held at cemetery last Sunday P.M.", 6/9/1932

    • "Military rites for Sgt. Thomas H. Jones", June 17, 1948

    • "Military rites for Capt. N.D. Mallard", June 17, 1948

    • "Mt. Gilead [Church] lives in hearts, minds of those who tend it", March 30, 1988

    • "[New school building in Cuba]", August 27, 1924

    • "Old colored woman died this week, Aunt Martha Brockway, 120", 7/20/1923

    • "Our oil well", June 17, 1921

    • "Pushing water works system to completion", Sumter County Journal, April 14, 1927

    • "Reunion of the Alexander family in Sumter County, July 4", July 8, 1937

    • "Rushing Cotton to York Market", September 16, 1926

    • "Steamer loaded with Sumter County cotton creates much interest along the Tombigbee", Sumter County Journal, March 17, 1932

    • "Tate Hale Wedding", June 20, 1924

    • "Uncle Jabe is here working for the paper", December 4, 1930

    • "Veterans enjoy mingling at feast", November 2, 1923

    • "Views of aftermath in bank robbery which occurred Friday", August 13, 1936

    • "York's $50,000 Community Center and Swimming Pool", August 10, 1950

    • "York [baseball team] defeated Meridian here today", August 16, 1934

    • "York Hotel burns to ground Tuesday morning about 6:30 a.m.", 2/7/1935

    • "York Jubilee Day", May 22, 1930

    • "York Post Office Business Grows - Nearing Second Class", August 19, 1926

    • "York Presbyterians hold groundbreaking ceremony [on new manse]", January 17, 1956

    S.F2, D1, Folder 57

    Newspapers: Sumter County

    • John Altmon, obituary, January 21, 1854

    • Courthouse, Voice of Sumter, January 30, 1838

    • Courthouse Square, Sumter County Sun, April 6, 1893

    • "Dansborough - sale of town lots", Voice of Sumter, December 20, 1836

    • "Five of the bullies - a poker game of long ago in which four aces failed to win", The Sumter Sun, May 23, 1895

    • Sumter Democrat, May 1, 1852

    • Sumter Gazette, John D. Smith, Senior Editor

    • Extracts from the Voice of Sumter, 1836-37

    • Thomas Garrett, Revolutionary Veteran, Voice of Sumter, November 1836

    • Hale Arrington wedding, Sumter County Sun, December 4, 1891

    • John Jones obituary, Sumter County Whig, September 5, 1843

    • "List of past Governors of Alabama", Sumter County Sun, August 10, 1893

    • "Masons and Dixon's Line", Sumter County Whig, February 11, 1844

    • "New Post Office", Voice of Sumter, June 6, 1837

    • "Payneville Academy", Voice of Sumter, March 6, 1838

    • "Penola Post office", Sumter County Whig, 1844

    • "Public Meeting", Voice of Sumter, January 30, 1838

    • "Public Worship", Voice of Sumter, May 24, 1836

    • "Red letter day in Gainesville, Sept 15th - Ladies put Gen. Forrest's cannon in the Confederate Cemetery", The Sumter Sun, September 22, 1904

    • "Dr. E.H. Sholl's letter about an Aaron Burr letter", April 28, 1904

    • "Sumter County Sentinel notes from 1899"

    • "Sumter Gazette changed hands to Smith Wyeth", Voice of Sumter, April 5, 1836

    • "Town of Troy", Voice of Sumter, December 13, 1836

    • "The vestry of St. James Church", Voice of Sumter, May 31, 1836

    • "Vulgarisms refined", Sumter County Whig, February 11, 1844

    S.F2, D1, Folder 58

    • Newspaper: The Sumter Record

    • Ads from 1893 Sumter Record: Cameron and Beardslee, Benjamin Hill Grocer, Hearn and Woods, D.D. Lucius, Hearn and White, C.B. Hightower, W. Curl,Wise and Co. 

    • "Funny lines from Sumter Record", 1894

    • Notes, 1893-1895

    S.F2, D1, Folder 59

    • Newspapers: Tuscaloosa

    • Picture of a Coke ad for 5 cents

    S.F2, D1, Folder 60

    • Newspapers: Y (York Weekly Press unless otherwise stated)

    • 1888-1930 ads

    • 1889 Ads from the [York] News: groceries, dry goods, clothes, etc.

    • "Mrs. Henrietta Bruister", November 10, 1915

    • "Death of baby", June 23, 1916

    • "From a Texas veteran", York Weekly Press, April 23, 1915

    • "H.A. Griffin, prominent Moundville citizen passes to beyond", July 17, 1914

    • "Ben R. Hill dies", no date

    • "Hixon [hunting]", December 17, 1915

    • "Hixon [wreck]", October 8, 1915

    • "York Garage"