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Diary kept by Sarah Follansbee, a teacher in Montgomery, Alabama.

In the diary Follansbee writes about everyday life during Reconstruction, describing the scarcity of goods, price fluctuations, and embargos placed on the South. She also discusses social life, domestic activities, and her students. A transcript is included.

Creator: Sarah Follansbee Family Papers
Date: 1867 - 1868
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Transcript of Diary

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 9
Grade 5: Standard(s) 12
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 4 5
Grade 10: Standard(s) 15
Grade 12 (US Government): Standard(s) 5 6 7

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