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  • Subject: Alabama--Politics and government--1865-1950
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    • "3 Senatorial Candidates Map Campaigns for Race."

    • 1946-06-26
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938-04-28
    • Program for a banquet at Fort Dixie, where James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will give an address. A "Human Welfare Menu" will be served, with dishes such as WPA Chicken, PWA Potatoes, and FHA Lettuce with TVA Dressing.
    • 2009-10-16
    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • 1901-04-28
    • Letter from James Foster, a 68-year-old prisoner in Wetumpka, Alabama, to Governor W. J. Samford. In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole. He acknowledges his guilt but argues that his good behavior makes him a worthy candidate...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948-04-01
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "As to An Immigration Bureau."

    • 1902-11-07
    • This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Boykin Predicts Short Congress."

    • 1949-09-22
    • In this article, Boykin mentions some of the matters to be settled in the upcoming session of Congress. From The Mobile Press.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Boykin Says Mobile to Get Federal Aid."

    • 1945
    • This article describes the federal funds Mobile will receive to assist its school system during the war. From The Montgomery Advertiser.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Boykin Wears a Smile."

    • 1936-04-14
    • In this article Boykin describes the work he has done for the first district while in office, and he is confident that he will be reelected for the position. From the Mobile Times.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Build Alabama with Boykin."

    • 1946-07-20
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's efforts to bring industry to the state and to assist the "working man." From The Gulf Informer.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Civil Rights in Alabama."

    • 1874
    • In this message to the United States House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant presents a statement he received from a group of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, who had assembled to discuss the "grave and menacing dangers that...
    • 2010-07-15
    • "Frank Boykin Landslide Seen."

    • 1936--04-21
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Frank W. Boykin for U.S. Senate."

    • 1946-00-00
    • 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...
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Frank W. Boykin Is Making Good."

    • 1935-09-00
    • This article describes the projects and funds Boykin has secured for his district during his first month in office. From The Citronelle Call.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Get Out the Vote."

    • 1924
    • Flier from the Alabama League of Women Voters, encouraging citizens to vote on November 4, 1924. It explains who is eligible to vote and gives reasons for participating in the election (for example, "Non-voters take the advantages and shirk the...
    • 2009-09-30


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