Gary Alonzo Barranger
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
Seven postcards circa 1910 which feature African Americans picking cotton, posing for a photo, and caricatures of racists stereotypical notions about African Americans during that time.
Letter to Louise Withelm asking her to please write back even if she is busy at college and detailing Marjorie's mental breakdown while at school and her sicknesses upon returning home.
Series of letters from Carol Cutting in Cleveland, Ohio to her fiance, James Richey who is attending Basic Boot Camp at the time of the correspondence in June and July of 1952. In her letters, Carol describes missing him and writes often of how excited she is of their upcoming wedding.
Letters to his mother and father about family, health, and politics. He mentions being in law school, his father's upcoming dental procedures and dentures, state politics and the upcoming election, a widow taking in boarders, and the Hell Gate explosion in New York.
Letter about sending a romantic card and a promise to send a "real small little box" soon.
Letter mentions Dan being sick with grippe and sending a picture of himself that Dottie had asked for.
Two letters from D.C. Russell, a lawyer from Albany, New York who is visiting Houston, Texas to his wife, Hattie. In the second letter, Russell reports that he fell ill and was cared for by a very kind black nurse who claimed she was once a slave owned by President Monroe. He reported that he was able to make a full recovery due to the attentiveness of this woman but that her care and the business dealings with others cost him a great deal of money.
Collection of letters from Dorothy to her husband, Richard, a Reservist in the Army during World War II. He was stationed with the 59th Training Group in Squadron 598 V at Keesler Field, Mississippi.
Collection of letters to and from the Dowdy family from 1944-69. Daniel and Gladys Dowdy were residents of Eggleston, VA. Their letters to each other, written in 1944-45, discuss their life together, their plans for after the war, and their romance in explicit detail. Also includes letters from 1961-62 from the Dowdy children's German penpal, and letters from 1969 as son Harold began basic training in the US Army.
Letter about how he misses her and mentioning life in Burma.
Three letters addressed to Edna Ferber, an American Novelist, from varying individuals including Mayor of New York, John Lindsay and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Letter to Ma about being discharged from the army and coming home, and asking for money for the trip and to ship belongings.
One page letter regarding his business with Anna Fitzhugh's property in Northern Virginia.
Letter from George W. Talbot in New York to E. Augustus Russell in Petersburg, Virginia in regard to a bill of lading
Letter to Mary, Ralph, and family about his travels in Australia and New Guinea, his past furlough, and his romantic adventures.
Letter to children about traveling from Massachusetts to visit family and observe the upcoming holidays.
One sheet document showing the lease of equipment from Lt. H. Hayes to H. Allen of Company F of the 17th Regiment of the Confederate Virginia Infantry at Brooks Station, Virginia in June of 1863. Allen leases one shirt, blouse, three pairs of drawers, two pairs of shoes, four pairs of stockings, 11 forage caps, one knapsack, four haversacks, and ten boot straps.
Typed letter addressed to Ed from the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia thanking Mr. Wayland for his assistance in the campaign for constitutional amendments.
Letter to Dorothy from George about leaving high school and working in a canning factory, then two weeks later returning to school. Mentions Dorothy looking for an office job.
Series of letters addressed to Herbert Smith who served in the Army during World War I as part of the 184th Aero Squadron, AEF. Included with the letters is a war service chevron along with the documentation allowing Private H. B. Smith to wear the award.
Letter about hoping for a quick discharge from the Navy as well as a visit to Tokyo.
Four page letter from Joanna Ross written on leaterhead from the Virginia Institution for the education of the deaf, dumb, and the blind, Staunton, Virginia. She describes reading to a blind girl and of learning sign language. She also comments on the mild weather in Staunton, her sister's health, people she has met, and books she has recently enjoyed reading.
- World War, 1939-1945 8
- World War, 1914-1918 6
- African Americans 3
- World War, 1914-1918--France 3
- Basic training (Military education) 2
- Camp Lee (Va.)--History--20th century 2
- Illnesses 2
- Korean War, 1950-1953 2
- Love-letters 2
- Tobacco industry 2
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
- World War I 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 2
- Aeronautics, Military--United States--History--20th century 1
- Affidavits 1
- African Americans--Virginia--Roanoke 1
- Argonne Forest (France) 1
- Arts and racism 1
- Asia--Description and travel 1
- Australia--Description and travel 1
- Authors, American--Women 1
- Betrothal 1
- Bills of lading 1
- Bills of lading -- United States 1
- Blind--Books and reading 1
- Children with disabilities--Education. 1
- Children--United States--History--19th century 1
- College life 1
- Complaints (Civil procedure) 1
- Correspondence 1
- Deaf--Education--United States 1
- Destroyers (Warships) 1
- Elections--United States--History 1
- Fort Lee (Va.) 1
- Fort McClellan, Ala. 1
- Furloughs 1
- Gearing Class (Destroyers) 1
- Germany--Social conditions 1
- High school students--United States--Social life and customs--20th century 1
- Illness 1
- Insurance, Life--United States 1
- Lynchburg (Va.) 1
- Marriage 1
- Massachusetts--History--19th century 1
- Mental illness--United States 1
- Missionaries--United States--19th century 1
- Music - Manuscripts 1
- Postcards--Virginia 1
- Puerto Rico--History 1
- Racism in mass media 1
- Racism in popular culture 1
- Richmond (Va.)--History 1
- Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Richmond (Va.)--Photographs 1
- Roanoke County (Va.)--History 1
- Slavery 1
- Texas--History--19th century 1
- Tobacco--Cuba--History 1
- Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century 1
- United States--Politics and government--1865-1900 1
- United States--Social life and customs 1
- United States. Army--Pay, allowances, etc 1
- Vicksburg (Miss.)--History 1
- Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Virginia--Landowners 1
- Virginia--Politics and government--20th century 1
- West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations -- Submarine 1
- World War, 1914-1918--Belgium 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada 1
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 1 + ∧ less