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    • Alabama Republican (extra), July 19, 1823.

    • 1823 July 19
    • The extra is devoted to the "Case of Reuben Turner." It contains documents related to the trial, conviction, and ultimate pardon of Turner, who had been accused of murdering Thomas Logwood. This newspaper was published in Huntsville, Alabama. It...
    • Q91266
    • Proclamation by Governor John Gill Shorter, issued March 1, 1862.

    • 1862 March 12
    • The proclamation urges Alabamians to grow as much food as possible (for both civilians and soldiers) and to contribute arms to the troops: "Turn your shops into labratories [sic] for the manufacture of arms and munitions of war. Send me thousands...
    • Q62257 - Q62258
    • Letter from Henry Semple in Wartrace, Tennessee, to his wife, Emily.

    • 1863 June 8
    • During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his health after a recent fall and...
    • Q38377 - Q38381
    • The Weekly Huntsville Advocate, Volume 40, Number 2,080.

    • 1870 October 28
    • The state and local news includes: railroads; taxation; and the 1870 election of state officers and the legislature. Much of page two is devoted to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling on two cases: State of Alabama v. William C. Estes and others on...
    • Q15763, Q15768
    • 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
    • The Camp Sheridan, number 5.

    • 1917-1918 circa
    • "A Pictorial Review devoted to the life of the Soldier at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama."
    • Q92252 - Q92267
    • "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
    • "Weaker Sex? Not Any More, Brother."

    • 1942 June 10
    • This article, by Virginia Van Der Veer, discusses the women from Alabama ("affectionately dubbed 'them wacky women' by regular soldiers") who applied to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps at Fort McClellan; it describes the selection process and...
    • Q25013

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