Meet the Staff Feature: Records Management Student Worker

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name: Ethan James Title: Records Management Student Worker Home Institution: Auburn University at MontgomeryMajor: Master of Liberal Arts, History Concentration What is your academic background? I am a graduate student at Auburn University … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Records Management Student Worker

FAQ: Accessing Bankruptcy Records

The Alabama Department of Archives and History receives requests for assistance in locating and accessing bankruptcy records; however, federal bankruptcy laws and the United States courts govern the bankruptcy process. As such, the Alabama Department of Archives and History does NOT house bankruptcy records. The Frequently Asked Questions below will help guide those looking to … Continue reading FAQ: Accessing Bankruptcy Records

Meet the Staff Feature: Kevin Nutt

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name:  Kevin NuttTitle:  Collections ArchivistSpecialties: Audio/Visual Media, Folklife How did you end up working at the Alabama Department of Archives and History? I became an archivist by a delayed and circuitous route. As a … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Kevin Nutt

Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Ledgers

The Alabama Department of Archives and History recently received three ledgers of Jefferson County cosmetology licensing examination rosters, dating from 1943 through 1977, transmitted from the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.  As Alabama cosmetology examinations remained segregated until 1971, the results from 1946 through 1970 were recorded separately as "colored examination" and "white examination." … Continue reading Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering Ledgers