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    • Letter from William Rufus King to William T. King.

    • 1851 March 27
    • In the letter King sends news of family and friends, and he discusses the unsuccessful attempts of the "fire eaters," who encouraged the secession of the Southern states: "I have as yet been no where & consequently know nothing of the movements of...
    • Q12501 - Q12502
    • "The End of the Fight--Major Anderson Surrenders."

    • 1861 April 24
    • This article describes the Major Anderson's unsuccessful attempt to hold Fort Sumter against General Beauregard's Confederate forces. It also lists the terms of surrender: the Union forces will be able to keep their arms and property; Anderson will...
    • Q17527
    • Letter from Crenshaw Hall "on march," to his father, Bolling, in Alabama.

    • 1863 April 16
    • From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses troop movements; possible upcoming fighting ("But I have so little idea of the true state of the case I suppose that I...
    • Q41106 - Q41108
    • Letter from Thomas Warrick near Tupelo, Mississippi, to his wife, Martha.

    • 1865 January 12
    • During the war, Warrick served in the Coosa Home Guards, and he was a private in Company C of the 34th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he discusses the possibility of getting a furlough soon, and he mentions a recent unsuccessful campaign: "I shall...
    • Q16992 - Q16994
    • "Late Northern News!"

    • 1865 April 22
    • Reports from Memphis, Tennessee, giving details and updates about the death of President Lincoln (published in the Montgomery Daily Advertiser on April 22, 1865). They also state that Secretary of State Seward has been killed, but that...
    • Q69415
    • 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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • 1934 September 26
    • "Normal Employment Is Expected To Be Reached In A Short Time." This article discusses the resumption of activity in Calhoun County's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike).
    • Q25001
    • "Mill Whistles Sound, Workers Back on Jobs."

    • 1934 September 26
    • This article discusses the resumption of activity in several of Huntsville's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike): "No discriminations of any kind were reported today as the textile...
    • Q25002
    • Letter from Frank and Ocllo Boykin to Mrs. Forney Johnston.

    • 1962 June 7
    • This letter, written after Boykin lost his seat in the House, discusses the unsuccessful campaign, the work that he did while in office, and the efforts he will continue to make to bring industry and money to the state.
    • Q6331 - Q6334
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962 August 23
    • This article suggests that Boykin, the unsuccessful candidate in the recent statewide congressional election, would be a good lobbyist for Alabama in Washington, D.C. From the Wilcox Progressive Era.
    • Q6640
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Richard Russell.

    • 1964 February 28
    • In this letter to Senator Russell of Georgia, Boykin discusses political division within Alabama and his own unsuccessful bid for reelection, and he praises Russell's abilities and efforts to promote Southern values.
    • Q6375 - Q6377

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