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    • The Star, Volumes 1 and 2.

    • 1897-1899
    • Issues of The Star (originally named The Sun), a newspaper published by William and John Chilton of Montgomery, Alabama, when they were adolescents. The paper includes serialized stories, essays, facts, local news items, jokes, and a few...
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    • Transcription of Dr. Jack Shackleford's account of the Goliad Massacre.

    • 1836 July 23
    • After raising a group of volunteers (known as the Red Rovers) in Lawrence County, Alabama, Dr. Shackelford went to assist Texas in its fight for independence. The massacre at Goliad on March 27, 1836, occurred after the Texans and Americans had...
    • Q11237 - Q11240
    • The Loco-Foco, Volume 1, Number 6.

    • 1840 September 29
    • Campaign newspaper in support of the Democratic Party and its candidate, Martin Van Buren.
    • Q75955 - Q75958
    • "To Mrs. Knox."

    • 1862
    • "By A Sick Soldier Of The 43d Regiment ALA. Vol." Poem clipped from a newspaper.
    • Q9024
    • Letter from Henry Semple in Tullahoma, Tennessee, to his wife, Emily.

    • 1863 March 27
    • 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 thanks his wife for her recent correspondence...
    • Q38342 - Q38346
    • "A French Criticism on the Bancroft Oration."

    • 1866 February 22
    • Excerpts from a French newspaper, criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 22, 1866.
    • Q70345
    • Excerpts from a journal kept for several years by C. J. Hildreth.

    • 1889-1895
    • In the journal Hildreth writes about his personal life and business in New Decatur, Alabama (also known as Albany), where he worked as a printer and newspaper editor. In the entries included here, he discusses how he came to settle in New Decatur...
    • Q16862 - Q16877
    • "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
    • "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
    • '"More Heroes Back, Aviator Won D. S. C."

    • 1919
    • During World War I Stout was a pilot, eventually serving as a lieutenant in the 27th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group. On 28 September 1918, he was wounded when he was attacked by six German planes during the St. Mihiel offensive. He recovered...
    • Q75936
    • "Death Penalty for Crime."

    • 1931 April 25
    • Thomas Walker Wallace wrote this piece for his column "Here and There," which was published in the Birmingham Reporter, an African American newspaper. In it he argues against the death penalty. While he concedes that "It seems reasonable that when...
    • Q24978
    • 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
    • "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 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
    • "Sergt. Grenier Wins Bronze Star Medal."

    • 1945 circa
    • Newspaper article describing Grenier's heroism at the Remagan Bridge across the Rhine River in Germany. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions.
    • Q7175
    • "Bronze Star."

    • 1945 circa
    • Newspaper article describing Grenier's heroism at the Remagan Bridge across the Rhine River in Germany. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions.
    • Q7176
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948 April 1
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6541
    • "The Slavery Question in California."

    • 1849 April 6
    • The article argues that slavery will not be permitted in California and quotes a statement from a New York newspaper: "No action of Congress can decide the question; it is already decided by the impossibility of retaining slaves, by the character...
    • Q14493
    • "Sweeping Victory Assured for Boykin!"

    • 1952 April 30
    • This flier from the 1952 congressional campaign contains articles outlining Boykin's political career and accomplishments. Though it claims to be a newspaper (the District Reporter), it is actually a paid political advertisement.
    • Q6115 - Q6118
    • Lumbering Along, Volume 1.

    • 1951 September 7 - 1952 August 29
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 2.

    • 1952 September 12 - 1953 August 28
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 3.

    • 1953 September 11 - 1954 August 6
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 4.

    • 1954 September 3 - 1955 August 5
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 5.

    • 1955 September 2 - 1956 August 3
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 6.

    • 1956 September 6 - 1956 December 7
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • "They're After Wallace."

    • 1970 April 13
    • Article from The Dothan Eagle, which quotes several newspaper columns to "substantiate what Governor George Wallace has been saying all along--that outside money, pressures and influences are being used within Alabama to defeat him, that the...
    • Q30154

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