Raoul family papers, 1865-1982 (bulk 1880-1920).

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Raoul family papers, 1865-1982 (bulk 1880-1920).

Correspondence, journals, mss. of writings, financial and legal papers, genealogical material relating to the Raoul and Millis families, and photos, including those of Atlanta photographer Columbus W. Motes, relating to two generations of the Raoul family, particularly William Greene Raoul (1843-1913), his wife, Mary Wadley Raoul (1848-1936), their ten children, including Mary Raoul Millis (1870-1958) and Eleanore Raoul (1888-1983), and Mary Wadley Raoul's sister, Sarah Lois Wadley (1844-1920). Topics include education of various family members at University of Georgia (Athens), Culver Military Academy (Culver, Ind.), Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, N.J.), Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), Veltin School (New York, N.Y.), and Woodberry Forest (Orange, Va.); health matters, including tuberculosis and various sanatoriums visited by family members. Travel to New York, Europe, Cuba, Mexico, and East Asia; railroading interests, including Central of Georgia Railway, Kentucky Union Railway, and Mexican National Railroad Company; family interests in shipping, cotton, manufacturing, mills and milling, and real estate in Asheville, N.C.; women's suffrage and participation in League of Women Voters; race relations; American Civil Liberties Union (1931-1933); and Socialist Party in Alabama (1910), Montana (1911), and Georgia (1920-1934). Correspondents include Joseph E. Brown, William Jennings Bryan, Carrie Chapman Catt, Porfirio Diaz, William Berry Hartsfield, and Atticus G. Haywood.

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