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  • Description: railroads
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    • "Removal of the Capital."

    • 1861-05-22
    • This article responds to rumors that the Confederate capital will be moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. The author argues that no change should be made because Montgomery is a central location with access to river and railroads;...
    • 2010-01-25
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Manassas, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-02-27
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the transport of sick wounded soldiers to hospitals, and he mentions an anticipated attack on Confederate troops by General McClellan....
    • 2010-05-12
    • "Wanted to Hire 600 Negroes."

    • 1863-12-27
    • Advertisement seeking six hundred slaves to work building railroads in central Alabama.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wanted to Hire 600 Negroes."

    • 1864-01-24
    • Advertisement seeking six hundred slaves to work building railroads in central Alabama.
    • 2010-01-25
    • The Weekly Huntsville Advocate, Volume 40, Number 2,080.

    • 1870-10-28
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Whites and Blacks To Be Separated."

    • 1900-07-03
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Will Separate Races on Cars."

    • 1900-08-07
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • Alabama Constitution of 1901.

    • 1901-09-03
    • 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...
    • 2011-10-12
    • "Boycott of the Cars."

    • 1902-11-11
    • 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."
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Pensacola's Street Car Boycott by Negroes."

    • 1905-05-17
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25

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