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  • Subject: United States--Politics and government--1945-1989
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    • "Re-elect Frank W. Boykin to Congress."

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    • This card, issued during one of Boykin's congressional campaigns, is similar to many of his political advertisements in the newspapers.
    • Q6585
    • "Alabama Voters To Determine Fate Of Third National Party?"

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    • Article written by Bill Kennedy for his column, "Branch Head Bill Says!" In it Kennedy promotes George Wallace because he poses the "threat of a third national party," which he proved when he "organized and led a 10-million-vote...
    • Q30140
    • "Boost Boykin for High Post."

    • 1936 January 11
    • This article describes efforts to have Boykin appointed to the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, where his constituents feel he could serve them best. From The Mobile Times.
    • Q6449
    • "Boykin Votes to Kill Veto on Farm Workers."

    • 1945 May 4
    • This article discusses Boykin's opposition to the presidential veto of a bill proposing draft deferments for farm employees. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6508
    • "Rep. Boykin Suggests Vets' Housing Meeting."

    • 1945 December 28
    • This article gives Boykin's views on housing for veterans, the disposal of battleships after war, and the implementation of the approved Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway proposal. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6495
    • "Frank W. Boykin for U.S. Senate."

    • 1946
    • When Senator John Bankhead died in office in 1946, Boykin competed unsuccessfully for the vacant seat seat. This paid political ad consists of four pages of articles describing Boykin's congressional achievements and qualifications for the...
    • Q6111 - Q6114
    • "Friend of Patents."

    • 1946 February
    • This caption tells that Boykin intends to continue his post as chairman of the House Committee on Patents. Boykin served on that committee from 1944 to 1946. From the Competitor, published by the National Patent Council.
    • Q6499
    • "3 Senatorial Candidates Map Campaigns for Race."

    • 1946 June 26
    • This article by the Associated Press lists the individuals who will compete for the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator John Bankhead. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6502
    • "Build Alabama with Boykin."

    • 1946 July 20
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's efforts to bring industry to the state and to assist the "working man." From The Gulf Informer.
    • Q6527
    • H.R. 2923.

    • 1947 April 2
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, deals with federal income tax in Alabama. It proposes that married people in the state filing joint tax returns should receive the same treatment as those in states with community property law.
    • Q6424 - Q6427
    • H.R. 681.

    • 1947 January 8
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, proposes to amend a 1940 act concerning defense housing.
    • Q6418 - Q6420
    • H.R. 1037.

    • 1947 January 16
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, deals with determining the lowest insurance rates available to public housing agencies.
    • Q6421 - Q6423
    • H.R. 3096.

    • 1947 April 17
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, proposes to amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938. Also included is a press release from Boykin's office explaining the terms and reasons for the bill.
    • Q6434 - Q6436
    • H.R. 3352.

    • 1947 May 6
    • This bill by Boykin deals with the settlement of a claim by Emeline Lartigue, a citizen of Mobile, against the United States government. Lartigue's car was hit by an Army vehicle.
    • Q6439 - Q6441
    • H.R. 3353.

    • 1947 May 6
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, deals with the sale of land in Alabama to the Chicago Mobile Development Company.
    • Q6442 - Q6444
    • H.R. 4644.

    • 1947 December 4
    • This bill by Boykin deals with the settlement of a claim by E. Brevard Walker, owner of a lumber business in Mobile, against the United States. Walker filed because he did not receive full payment for a shipment of pine ordered by a government...
    • Q6445 - Q6447
    • "Send Frank W. Boykin Back to Congress."

    • 1948 March 19
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's personal connection to veterans and on his legislative work on their behalf. From the Alabama Veterans Journal.
    • Q6535
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948 April 1
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6541
    • "Vote for and Re-elect Frank W. Boykin."

    • 1948 April 16
    • This political advertisement emphasizes Boykin's years of experience and his congressional voting record. From The Mobile Post.
    • Q6545
    • "Vote for the Man Who Works for You."

    • 1948 April 29
    • This political advertisement lists Boykin's issues and accomplishments. Each statement is sponsored by a business or an individual. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6563
    • "This Is 'Small Business' Sentiment Toward Boykin."

    • 1948 April 29
    • This political advertisement emphasizes Boykin's work on behalf of small businesses. It includes a letter from the chairman of the Conference of American Small Business Organizations. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6566
    • "Send Frank W. Boykin Back to Congress."

    • 1948 April 30
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's personal connection to veterans and on his legislative work on their behalf. From the Alabama Veterans Journal.
    • Q6532
    • "Predict Record Vote for Boykin."

    • 1948 April 30
    • This article voices confidence in Boykin's campaign and mentions his stand on issues such as labor, industry, veterans, agriculture, and civil rights. From The Mobile Veterans News.
    • Q6548
    • "Mobile Takes on Carnival Air as Football Fever Hits City."

    • 1948 September 30
    • This article deals with an upcoming football game between the University of Alabama and Vanderbilt University at a new stadium in Mobile. Among the dignitaries who plan to attend are Boykin and several other congressmen. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6568
    • "Boykin Seeks U.S. Aid Fighting Fire Ant Problem."

    • 1948 October 10
    • This article by Bill Ziebach describes Boykin's efforts to get federal assistance in investigating and exterminating the fire ants infesting the southeastern United States. From The Mobile Press-Register.
    • Q6575
    • Program for Frank Boykin's testimonial dinner for Sam Rayburn.

    • 1949 August 2
    • This event honoring Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn featured an enormous buffet of wild game from across the country, followed by a nine-course meal. The affair, entirely paid for by Boykin, cost about $20,000 in 1949.
    • Q6192 - Q6199
    • "Boykin Predicts Short Congress."

    • 1949 September 22
    • In this article, Boykin mentions some of the matters to be settled in the upcoming session of Congress. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6587
    • Envelope addressed to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1950 August 24
    • This envelope addressed to Boykin calls him "The Nation's No. 1 Congressman," and it includes his motto, "Everything's Made for Love."
    • Q6602
    • "A Letter from Rep. Boykin."

    • 1950 September
    • The editors of Tung World printed this personal letter from Boykin in their September 1950 issue. In the letter, Boykin writes about tung oil production, industry and economy in southeastern states, and colleagues in Congress. From Tung World.
    • Q6603 - Q6606
    • "Season's Greetings."

    • 1950 December
    • This advertisement by Boykin sends Christmas greetings to his constituents. From the Mississippi Oil Review.
    • Q6609
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Sidney W. Souers.

    • 1950 December 5
    • In this letter to the director of the CIA, Boykin expresses his negative feelings toward communist nations and discusses the upcoming challenges of the Cold War.
    • Q6247 - Q6249
    • Letter from General Douglas MacArthur to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1950 December 13
    • In this letter MacArthur defends his recent actions in Korea and warns Americans against blindly accepting propaganda and reports from the sensationalist press. MacArthur wrote this before President Truman removed him from his position.
    • Q6250 - Q6251

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