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  • Subject: Alabama--Politics and government--1865-1950
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    • "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
    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938 April 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.
    • Q15161 - Q15162
    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • 1901 April 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...
    • Q21568
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948 April 1
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6541
    • "As to An Immigration Bureau."

    • 1902 November 7
    • 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...
    • Q17438 - Q17439
    • "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
    • "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.
    • Q6504
    • "Boykin Wears a Smile."

    • 1936 April 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.
    • Q6454 - Q6455
    • "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
    • "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...
    • Q24122 - Q24131
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Frank W. Boykin Is Making Good."

    • 1935 September
    • This article describes the projects and funds Boykin has secured for his district during his first month in office. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6451
    • "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...
    • Q15064 - Q15065
    • "Homes Searched! Stores Searched!"

    • 1909
    • "White Men Thrown Into Jail With Negro Criminals, Their Baggage Seized and Searched. For What?" Broadside opposing the proposed prohibition amendment to the Alabama constitution; it includes statements from several Alabama citizens whose property...
    • Q20229
    • "Is There Enough Boot?"

    • 1936 May 1
    • This article appeared during the 1936 congressional campaign. It describes what voters would lose if Boykin were replaced by his opponent. From The Mobile Times.
    • Q6448
    • "It Means a New Constitution."

    • 1900 August 10
    • This article comments on the Democratic victories in the recent election: "In our judgment, the result means a new Constitution for Alabama...The present one is out of date, imperfect and unfitted to present conditions...The perplexing, menacing...
    • Q14561
    • "Law Abiding Democrats to the Front!"

    • 1877-1878 circa
    • Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
    • Q12162 - Q12163
    • "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
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931 April 10
    • This article discusses the rioting in the Etowah County jail by eight of the "Scottsboro Boys," who had been convicted and given the death penalty: "When finally quieted and asked what was the matter, one of the negroes replied, 'We just don't like...
    • Q24943
    • "Opposing Woman Suffrage."

    • 1919
    • Anonymous flier listing domestic, political, commercial, and moral reasons to oppose women's suffrage. The underlying message is the same throughout the thirteen points: "The contentment of the men is necessary to the welfare of the country," but...
    • Q12526
    • "Platforms, Pledges and Issues in County Politics."

    • 1938 April 1
    • This article discusses Boykin's record and campaign platform, including issues such as industry, conservation, appropriations, and promotion of the first district. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6462
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Rooms of the Republican Executive Committee!"

    • 1872
    • Flier announcing the candidates for legislative office, which were chosen at a recent meeting of the Dallas County committee. Also included is a list of times and locations of meetings that will be held "[i]n order that all may be more enlightened...
    • Q12166
    • "Season's Greetings."

    • 1950 December
    • This advertisement by Boykin sends Christmas greetings to his constituents. From the Mississippi Oil Review.
    • Q6609
    • "Senator Bankhead Votes 'No.'"

    • 1909 November 9
    • This leaflet reprints a letter that Senator John H. Bankhead wrote to Frank V. Evans, editor of The Walker County News. In it he explains why he does not support the proposed prohibition amendment to the Alabama constitution. He argues that...
    • Q20206 - Q20209
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Statement by Mr. Boykin."

    • 1935 April 7
    • This statement was written during Boykin's first campaign. In it he addresses issues such as labor, industry, internal improvements, and veteran benefits.
    • Q6415
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • 1902 November 9
    • This article reports that state convicts will no longer be leased to coal mines in Alabama: "This determination has been brought about by the advice of Physician Inspector Bragg, who says a change in conditions is necessary to preserve the life and...
    • Q17442
    • "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
    • "To the Republicans of Dallas!"

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    • Flier addressed to freedmen in Dallas County, Alabama, warning them of "recent converts to Republicanism" who will compete for their vote in the upcoming county elections. All the questionable candidates are mentioned, with evidence of their...
    • Q12161
    • "Underwood and Prohibition."

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Underwood Campaign Committee for Alabama, during Senator Oscar Underwood's run for president of the United States. The publication defends his position on the prohibition issue; while Underwood originally opposed the...
    • Q20197 - Q20200

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