Sarah Alexander Cunningham collection, 1803-1939.
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Josiah Tattnall (1795-1871) was the son of Governor Josiah Tattnall and Harriet Fenwick Tattnall. At the age of 10, he was sent to London for his education, where he remained until he was sixteen. Upon his return, he was appointed midshipman in the U.S. Navy. He had attained the rank of Commander when he resigned in 1861 to return to Georgia. He was appointed Senior Flag Officer of the Georgia Navy. In 1862, with the rank of Captain CSN, he was in command of Confederate naval defenses in Virgini...
Sarah Alexander Cunningham (1887-1976) was the daughter of Henry C. Cunningham and Nora Lawton Cunningham and granddaughter of Gen. Alexander Robert Lawton and Sarah Gilbert Alexander Lawton. She was a leader in the suffragette movement in the 1920s, a supporter of local programs for senior citizens, of the Savannah Public Library, of the Georgia Historical Society, of Bethesda Home for Boys, of the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the savannah Symphony Society, and of the Independent Pr...
The American Committee for Devastated France (ACDF) had its origins in the Civilian Division of the American Fund for French Wounded (est. 1916) and was organized in 1918 to provide emergency relief and restoration aid to the citizens of post-World War I France. Its original stated purpose was to establish a community center which would determine the needs of French citizens, and act as a liaison between them and American relief workers. The group was also to “further understanding ...