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    • "Whites and Blacks To Be Separated."

    • 1900 July 3
    • This article reports on a recent meeting of the Montgomery city council, at which the aldermen discussed a proposed ordinance to segregate street railroads; the ordinance would not require separate cars for the races, which had been a concern of...
    • Q17401
    • "Jim Crow Cars."

    • 1900 July 24
    • This article responds to a prediction in The Springfield Republican (a newspaper in Massachusetts) that segregated public transportation in the South would not succeed due to economic pressures: "The Republican takes the position that the...
    • Q14558
    • "Will Separate Races on Cars."

    • 1900 August 7
    • This article announces that the Montgomery city council has adopted an ordinance to segregate street cars: "...all street railroads operated in the City of Montgomery and its police jurisdiction shall provide separate accommodations for white...
    • Q17402
    • "Race Separation."

    • 1900 August 11
    • This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
    • Q14562
    • "Cars Not Boycotted."

    • 1900 August 16
    • This article describes the response of African American citizens to the ordinance recently passed by the Montgomery city council, which requires segregation on street cars. Although there is "no organized boycott," most African American preachers...
    • Q17403
    • "Separation of Races."

    • 1902 November 4
    • This article reports the reactions of both African American and white citizens to the new ordinance requiring segregation on Montgomery street cars: "As a rule no trouble was experienced and the only thing noticeable was the absence of negroes from...
    • Q17436
    • "Race Separation in the Street Cars."

    • 1902 November 5
    • This article compares street car ordinances in Mobile and New Orleans: "Of the two the Mobile law seems to be the best, for it does not require the making of separate compartments in the cars, but simply that white passengers shall be seated in the...
    • Q17437
    • "Boycott of the Cars."

    • 1902 November 11
    • This article reports that African Americans in Mobile are still boycotting street railroads to protest a new segregation ordinance; it also mentions that "several cases of negroes being reviled for riding on the cars have been reported."
    • Q17443
    • "Ignoring the Segregation Ordinance."

    • 1902 December 2
    • This article reports that the president of the Mobile Light and Railroad Company is challenging the new city ordinance requiring white and African American passengers to be seated in separate sections on street cars. His company is having trouble...
    • Q17444 - Q17445
    • "Separation Law Ignored."

    • 1902 December 2
    • This article reports that the city ordinance segregating street cars is still in force, despite a local company's decision to ignore it. The head of the Mobile Light and Railroad Company adopted this policy because of uncooperative passengers and...
    • Q17448 - Q17449
    • "Pensacola's Street Car Boycott by Negroes."

    • 1905 May 17
    • This article reports that African Americans in Pensacola, Florida, are boycotting street railroads to protest a proposed segregation ordinance. The article argues that while this response is common in cities with similar laws, the boycotts are...
    • Q17450
    • Letter from Mrs. Bob Jones in Montgomery, Alabama.

    • 1919 September 5
    • In the letter Mrs. Jones writes to an Alabama senator, urging him to endorse a bill that would require Bible reading in the state's public schools. She informs him that the Woman's Missionary Society of the Court Street Methodist Church is in full...
    • Q17273
    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • 1929 October 24
    • "Staple Off $2.50 a Bale and Wheat Declines 12 Cents." This article reports stock market conditions on "Black Thursday," when "Stocks were again dumped on the market in terrific volume...and wall Street trading facilities were completely swamped."...
    • Q17423, Q17426
    • "Bell Rings and Roar of Stock Market Subsides."

    • 1929 October 25
    • This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
    • Q14567 - Q14568, Q17405
    • "Wall Street Is Under Guard of Reserve Police."

    • 1929 October 25
    • This article reports that the police commissioner of New York has ordered over five hundred extra patrolmen and detectives to Wall Street to protect the area from possible chaos during the stock market decline. The commissioner has also warned...
    • Q17427
    • "Stocks Dip to Lows After Rally from Panicky Sales."

    • 1929 October 29
    • This article reports than an Iowan senator has predicted nationwide panic and bankruptcy because of the ongoing declines on Wall Street. The article also describes stock market conditions after "Black Tuesday," mentioning efforts by financial...
    • Q17434 - Q17435
    • "Prices Collapse As Stock Mart Goes 'Haywire.'"

    • 1929 October 29
    • This article reports that stock prices have continued to fall after the crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"). Though financial leaders who met to discuss the matter seem to take "a more hopeful view of the situation," the floor of the stock...
    • Q17479, Q17482
    • 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 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 741 through 760.

    • 1946 October 31 - 1947 October 5
    • The following articles are included: 741) "Cigarette Pictures"; 742) "Polly and Peggy Bailey"; 743) "Taxes"; 744) "Cigar Bands"; 745) "The Republican Editors"; 746) "Christmas Celebrations"; 747) "The Days of Augusta, Alabama"; 748) "Kendall...
    • Q57973 - Q58000, Q58501 - Q58528
    • Numbers 841 through 860.

    • 1949 July 3 - 1949 November 20
    • The following articles are included: 841) "Lieutenant Creagh's Commission"; 842) "Teachers' Pay Meagre Today, but That of 1891 Ridiculous"; 843) "1854 Alabama Medical Guide Partial to Cayenne Pepper"; 844) "French Liberation Celebrated at City...
    • Q58685 - Q58715

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