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    • Alabama Constitution of 1819.

    • 1819 August 2
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: preamble; declaration of rights; distribution of powers; legislative department; executive department; militia; judicial department; education; impeachment; taxation; and slavery. The...
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    • Mobile Gazette and Commercial Advertiser, volume 3, number 66.

    • 1820 June 7
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; legal notices and estate sales; national and international political, economic, and military news; public land sales in Alabama...
    • Q26140 - Q26143
    • Plantation book kept by D. H. Smith in 1858.

    • 1856, 1858
    • Smith served as an overseer on Willis P. Bocock's Waldwick Plantation in Marengo County, Alabama. The book records births and deaths among the slaves; time lost for sickness and visits by the doctor; articles sold from and purchased for the...
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    • The Dallas Gazette, volume 15, number 42.

    • 1858 August 13
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
    • Q26938 - Q26941
    • The Dallas Gazette, volume 15, number 43.

    • 1858 August 20
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
    • Q26942 - Q26945
    • Plantation and account book kept by D. H. Smith in 1859.

    • 1859
    • Smith served as an overseer on Willis P. Bocock's Waldwick Plantation in Marengo County, Alabama. The book records an inventory of the slaves, livestock, and equipment on the plantation; births and deaths among the slaves; time lost for sickness...
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    • Instructions to parents sending their sons to the University of Alabama.

    • 1860 August
    • The instructions give details about necessary clothing and personal articles for the students; payment methods; annual costs; and allowances for each student: "There is no occasion for much pocket-money. It is not needed for any essential purpose;...
    • Q38796 - Q38799
    • Alabama Constitution of 1861.

    • 1861 January 7
    • Also known as the "Secession Constitution." The preamble states that "We, the people of the State of Alabama, having separated ourselves from the government known as the United States of America..." The constitution includes the following articles:...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1865.

    • 1865 September 12
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: declaration of rights; state boundaries and counties; distribution of powers of government; legislative department; executive department; judicial department; state and county officers;...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1868.

    • 1867 November 5
    • Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and was ratified in 1868. The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1875.

    • 1875 October 6
    • Also known as the "Bourbon," "Conservative," or "Redeemer Constitution." The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; executive department; legislative...
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    • Front Page of The Woman's Journal from August 17, 1901.

    • 1901 August 17
    • Included on this page are two articles about the discussion women's suffrage during Alabama's constitutional convention. The first item (at the bottom left of the page under "Editorial Notes") mentions a proposed amendment that would allow certain...
    • Q31571
    • Alabama Constitution of 1901.

    • 1901 September 3
    • The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; legislative department (including a a section on local legislation); executive department; judicial...
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    • Front page of the Mobile Tribune, Volume 6, Number 129.

    • 1917 April 2
    • The page includes headlines and articles dealing with the upcoming declaration of war on Germany, such as "President Goes Before Congress Tonight," "Mayor Calls Mass Meeting to Back President," and "Wilson Expected to Ask That Immediate Recognition...
    • Q78175
    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • 1931 March 26
    • This article gives details about the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys" and their alleged assault of Ruby Bates and Victoria Price ("one of the most horrible ever perpetrated in the United States"). Three National Guard companies were called up to...
    • Q24896, Q24900
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931 April 10
    • This article discusses the rioting in the Etowah County jail by eight of the "Scottsboro Boys," who had been convicted and given the death penalty: "When finally quieted and asked what was the matter, one of the negroes replied, 'We just don't like...
    • Q24943
    • Numbers 1 through 20.

    • 1931 July 26 - December 13
    • The following articles are included: 1) "Andrew Jackson on the Coosa"; 2) "John Tate, the British Colonel"; 3) "Gosse, the Naturalist"; 4) "Court Street Church and Some of Its Preachers"; 5) "A Virginia Refugee in Alabama"; 6) "Old Augusta"; 7)...
    • Q55293 - Q55326
    • Numbers 21 through 40.

    • 1931 December 21 - 1932 May 1
    • The following articles are included: 21) "Other Christmas Days"; 22) "Fort Williams on the Coosa"; 23) "The Days of Fort Dale"; 24) "Sequoyah, the Cherokee"; 25) "Fort Mitchell Cemetery"; 26) "Alabama's Indian Name Postoffices"; 27) "Isaac Smith,...
    • Q55327 - Q55364
    • Numbers 41 through 60.

    • 1932 May 8 - September 18
    • The following articles are included: 41) "A Dozen Old Alabama Towns"; 42) "Sparta, in Conecuh"; 43) "Old LaGrange College"; 44) "Echoes of the Spanish Trail"; 45) "Alabama's First Mail Rider"; 46) "Horse Shoe Robinson of Alabama"; 47) "The Central...
    • Q55365 - Q55405
    • Numbers 61 through 80.

    • 1932 September 25 - 1933 February 5
    • The following articles are included: 61) "Some Legislatures I Have Known"; 62) "Benton and Vicinity"; 63) "Some Rare Alabama Books"; 64) "Tyrone Power in Alabama"; 65) "Some Alabama Place-Names"; 66) "In Memory of Carolyn"; 67) "Malee in Autauga...
    • Q55406 - Q55441
    • Numbers 81 through 100.

    • 1933 February 12 - June 25
    • The following articles are included: 81) "The Davis Family in Montgomery"; 82) "Pots of Gold"; 83) "Designs on Indian Pots"; 84) "Old Towns in Autauga"; 85) "The Churchyard at Salem"; 86) "Pole Cat Springs"; 87) "Old Days in Chambers"; 88)...
    • Q55442 - Q55482
    • Numbers 101 through 120.

    • 1933 July 2 - 1933 November 19
    • The following articles are included: 101) "The Smithy at Tuckabahchi"; 102) "'Bad Luck'"; 103) "Around by Rockford"; 104) "Mount Meigs"; 105) "Quilts"; 106) "'Charm Strings'"; 107) "Northwest from Tuskegee"; 107 1/2) "Fort Claiborne"; 108) "Red...
    • Q55483 - Q55500, Q56001 - Q56026
    • Numbers 121 through 140.

    • 1933 November 26 - 1934 April 8
    • The following articles are included: 121) "Old Montgomery Ads"; 122) "Mordecai's Jug"; 123) "Feryda, the Levantine"; 124) "Umbrellas"; 125) "In the Looking-Glass Country"; 126) "Alabama Prehistory"; 127) "Nanipacna"; 128) "America's Contribution...
    • Q56027 - Q56064, Q56214 - Q56215
    • Numbers 141 through 180.

    • 1934 April 15 - August 26
    • The following articles are included: 141) "The 'Hill' in Baldwin"; 142) "Spring Tonics"; 143) "Cannon"; 144) "The House of Panton"; 145) "Alabama Jewelers of Other Days"; 146) "Jim Boy"; 147) "Valley Creek Academy"; 148) "Old Opelika"; 149)...
    • Q56216 - Q56257
    • Numbers 181 through 180.

    • 1934 September 2 - 1935 January 13
    • The following articles are included: 161) "Old Sand Fort"; 162) "Crimson and White"; 163) "Good Hope Male and Female Academy"; 164) "Nathan Jackson, My Friend"; 165) "Lowndesborough"; 166) "Dayton in Marengo"; 167) "Hodgsons Manual of '71"; 168)...
    • Q56258 - Q56295
    • Numbers 181 through 200.

    • 1935 January 20 - 1935 June 2
    • The following articles are included: 181) "DeKalb in Other Days"; 182) "Rawhide Bottom Chairs"; 183) "The Town at Ten Mile Bluff"; 184) "Huntingdon College"; 185) "Valentines"; 186) "Old Blakeley"; 187) "Red Striped Coconut Bars"; 188) "Megargel";...
    • Q56296 - Q56334
    • "Frank Boykin Landslide Seen."

    • 1936 April 21
    • This issue of The Alabama Herald, the only statewide weekly newspaper, is devoted to Boykin's 1936 congressional campaign. It contains articles outlining Boykin's political career and accomplishments.
    • Q6511, Q6514, Q6517, Q6520
    • Numbers 261 through 280.

    • 1936 August 9 - 1936 December 20
    • The following articles are included: 261) "The Thomas Welch House"; 262) "LaTourette's Map of Alabama"; 263) "Wyman Street"; 264) "Alabama Territorial Post Offices"; 265) "Centennials and Centennials"; 266) "Colonel John Edmondson's House"; 267)...
    • Q56455 - Q56482, Q56485 - Q56500
    • Numbers 281 through 300.

    • 1936 December 27 - 1937 May 9
    • The following articles are included: 281) "Equality in Coosa"; 282) "Old Time Remedies"; 283) "Historic Old Prints"; 284) "Old Post Offices in St. Clair County"; 285) "'Kittles'"; 286) "Fort Barron"; 287) "Steamboat Landing"; 288) "Confederate...
    • Q56564 - Q56603
    • Numbers 301 through 320.

    • 1937 May 16 - 1937 September 26
    • The following articles are included: 301) "First Annual Meeting of the Alabama Historical Society"; 302) "Commodity Prices in Montgomery in 1836"; 303) "Suggsville, Where Airplanes Were to Be Built"; 304) "York, in Sumter"; 305) "Fort Stonewall at...
    • Q56604 - Q56644
    • Numbers 321 through 340.

    • 1937 October 3 - 1938 February 13
    • The following articles are included: 321) "The Early Days of the Central Baptist Association"; 322) "Bedsteads"; 323) "Conrad's Trip to Alabama"; 324) "The Austills in Clarke County"; 325) "Alabama's Centennial Half-Dollars"; 326) "'Sam Dale's...
    • Q56645 - Q56686
    • Numbers 341 through 360.

    • 1938 February 20 - 1938 July 3
    • The following articles are included: 341) "An Alabama Flag"; 342) "Union Springs, in Bullock"; 343) "Milfort, the Frenchman"; 344) "Another LaTourette Map"; 345) "Flowering Montgomery"; 346) "Railroading, in '87"; 347) "Gainestown"; 348) "Barrett...
    • Q56687 - Q56723
    • Numbers 381 through 400.

    • 1938 November 27 - 1939 April 9
    • The following articles are included: 381) "Unique Advertisements"; 382) "Almanacks"; 383) "Shades of Pushmataha"; 384) "Notasulga"; 385) "Other Christmases"; 386) "Mile Posts"; 387) "Major Dade's Memorial"; 388) "Still More Post Offices"; 389)...
    • Q56763 - Q56800
    • Numbers 401 through 420.

    • 1939 April 16 - 1939 September 3
    • The following articles are included: 401) "Montgomery in 1887"; 402) "Paper Weights"; 403) "Bronze Tablets"; 404) "Jew's Harps"; 405) "Squirrel Pies"; 406) "The Southern Military Academy"; 407) "Old Postoffices in Covington"; 408) "Old State...
    • Q56801 - Q56839
    • Numbers 421 through 440.

    • 1939 September 10 - 1940 January 21
    • The following articles are included: 421) "Reading the Montgomery Advertiser"; 422) "Nails"; 423) "Politics in the Papers"; 424) "B B B's"; 425) "Why"; 426) "Kauphy"; 427) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 428) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 429) "Circuit Riders";...
    • Q56840 - Q56874
    • Numbers 441 through 460.

    • 1940 January 28 - 1940 June 9
    • The following articles are included: 441) "The Weather"; 442) "Mr. James Germany"; 443) "Old Mount Moriah Church"; 444) "Foreigners in the Confederacy"; 445) "Burnt Corn"; 446) "Mortgage Sales on the Square"; 447) "Walking Sticks"; 448) "Daylight...
    • Q56875 - Q56912
    • Numbers 481 through 500.

    • 1940 November 3 - 1941 March 16
    • The following articles are included: 481) "Fort Mitchell Reservation"; 482) "Hill's Almanac"; 483) "The Old Presbytery of Alabama"; 484) "Furman Academy in Wilcox"; 485) "Recollections of Margaret (Eades) Austill"; 486) "Celebrating Alabama Day";...
    • Q56950 - Q56991
    • Numbers 501 through 520.

    • 1941 March 23 - 1941 August 3
    • The following articles are included: 501) "Buttons"; 502) "'Victorian' Reminders"; 503) "Guntersville in Marshall"; 504) "Harriett in Montgomery in April"; 505) "'Highland' Park"; 506) "Franklin in Henry"; 507) "Prattville in the Papers"; 508)...
    • Q56992 - Q57000, Q57501 - Q57531

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