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  • Time Period: 1930-1939
(307 results)



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    • Excerpts from VOICES FROM ALABAMA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY MOSAIC.

    • 1993
    • In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
    • Q12364 - Q12368
    • Excerpts from A PLACE OF SPRINGS by Viola Goode Liddell.

    • 1979
    • In the book Liddell describes life and changes in Camden, Alabama, during the twentieth century; the author lived in the town from 1933 until her death in 1998. In the first passage she discusses the effects of the Great Depression in different...
    • Q14240 - Q14248
    • Letter from "Sourdough Bill" in Alaska to Charles E. Jackson.

    • 1939 October 15
    • In this letter to the commissioner of the Bureau of Fisheries of the Department of the Interior, a disgruntled Alaskan complains about the behavior of the congressmen who recently visited the territory. Frank W. Boykin is mentioned specifically....
    • Q6213 - Q6214
    • Numbers 421 through 440.

    • 1939 September 10 - 1940 January 21
    • The following articles are included: 421) "Reading the Montgomery Advertiser"; 422) "Nails"; 423) "Politics in the Papers"; 424) "B B B's"; 425) "Why"; 426) "Kauphy"; 427) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 428) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 429) "Circuit Riders";...
    • Q56840 - Q56874
    • Numbers 401 through 420.

    • 1939 April 16 - 1939 September 3
    • The following articles are included: 401) "Montgomery in 1887"; 402) "Paper Weights"; 403) "Bronze Tablets"; 404) "Jew's Harps"; 405) "Squirrel Pies"; 406) "The Southern Military Academy"; 407) "Old Postoffices in Covington"; 408) "Old State...
    • Q56801 - Q56839
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frank W. Boykin, Jr.

    • 1939 January 8
    • This letter was written to Frank W. Boykin, Jr., a few days before he died in a shooting mishap. It gives instructions for sending his youngest brother to be with his parents in Washington, D. C.
    • Q5815
    • Numbers 381 through 400.

    • 1938 November 27 - 1939 April 9
    • The following articles are included: 381) "Unique Advertisements"; 382) "Almanacks"; 383) "Shades of Pushmataha"; 384) "Notasulga"; 385) "Other Christmases"; 386) "Mile Posts"; 387) "Major Dade's Memorial"; 388) "Still More Post Offices"; 389)...
    • Q56763 - Q56800
    • "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
    • "Vote for Frank W. Boykin."

    • 1938 April 24
    • This political advertisement lists the members of Boykin's campaign committee and includes messages written by his supporters. From The Mobile Press-Register.
    • Q6465
    • "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
    • Numbers 341 through 360.

    • 1938 February 20 - 1938 July 3
    • The following articles are included: 341) "An Alabama Flag"; 342) "Union Springs, in Bullock"; 343) "Milfort, the Frenchman"; 344) "Another LaTourette Map"; 345) "Flowering Montgomery"; 346) "Railroading, in '87"; 347) "Gainestown"; 348) "Barrett...
    • Q56687 - Q56723
    • Numbers 321 through 340.

    • 1937 October 3 - 1938 February 13
    • The following articles are included: 321) "The Early Days of the Central Baptist Association"; 322) "Bedsteads"; 323) "Conrad's Trip to Alabama"; 324) "The Austills in Clarke County"; 325) "Alabama's Centennial Half-Dollars"; 326) "'Sam Dale's...
    • Q56645 - Q56686
    • Advertisements for the Montevallo Cash Store.

    • 1937 October
    • The advertisements lists specific products and their prices, including livestock feed, produce, meat, canned goods, and baking ingredients. The first ad appeared on October 14 and the second ad (which also includes prices for the Buck Creek Cash...
    • Q24973, Q24977
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Ocllo Boykin and children.

    • 1937 August 25
    • Frank wrote this letter to his wife and children while at work in Washington, D.C. He discusses his legislative activity, mentions notable visitors and colleagues, and explains upcoming business deals.
    • Q5808 - Q5814
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Frances Boykin.

    • 1937 May 27
    • Frank wrote this letter while Frances was living in New York City. He offers advice on finding a job and mentions acquaintances who might assist her. Though he commends her independence, he urges her not to be too proud to accept help from others.
    • Q5806 - Q5807
    • Numbers 301 through 320.

    • 1937 May 16 - 1937 September 26
    • The following articles are included: 301) "First Annual Meeting of the Alabama Historical Society"; 302) "Commodity Prices in Montgomery in 1836"; 303) "Suggsville, Where Airplanes Were to Be Built"; 304) "York, in Sumter"; 305) "Fort Stonewall at...
    • Q56604 - Q56644
    • "Congressman on Right Track."

    • 1937 January 16
    • This article praises Boykin for his efforts to develop the natural resources in the first district. From The Mobile Times.
    • Q6458
    • Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1937 January 4
    • In this letter to Ocllo Boykin, Eleanor Roosevelt reschedules their luncheon date. The president was to give a speech before Congress on the original date.
    • Q6211 - Q6212
    • Numbers 281 through 300.

    • 1936 December 27 - 1937 May 9
    • The following articles are included: 281) "Equality in Coosa"; 282) "Old Time Remedies"; 283) "Historic Old Prints"; 284) "Old Post Offices in St. Clair County"; 285) "'Kittles'"; 286) "Fort Barron"; 287) "Steamboat Landing"; 288) "Confederate...
    • Q56564 - Q56603
    • "The Passing Throng" by Atticus Mullin.

    • 1936 October 29
    • This article briefly mentions the 1936 presidential election but deals mostly with Boykin's game preserve in McIntosh, Alabama. From The Montgomery Advertiser.
    • Q6450
    • Numbers 261 through 280.

    • 1936 August 9 - 1936 December 20
    • The following articles are included: 261) "The Thomas Welch House"; 262) "LaTourette's Map of Alabama"; 263) "Wyman Street"; 264) "Alabama Territorial Post Offices"; 265) "Centennials and Centennials"; 266) "Colonel John Edmondson's House"; 267)...
    • Q56455 - Q56482, Q56485 - Q56500
    • "Montevallo's New $87,000 Bridge Will Be Open In A Few Days."

    • 1936 July 23
    • This article discusses the completion of a bridge over the Southern Railway tracks and Shoal Creek in Montevallo, Alabama. The bridge was built as part of the Works Progress Administration: "The new bridge pictured above bears the distinction of...
    • Q24971
    • "New Home Sought For State Archives."

    • 1936 July 2
    • This article discusses a campaign begun by the American Legion of Alabama to raise money for a memorial building in Montgomery, which would also function as the state archives: "The proposed fireproof building will hold the state's valuable...
    • Q24970
    • "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
    • "New Bridge Soon to Be Open."

    • 1936 April 30
    • This article discusses the completion of a bridge over the Southern Railway tracks and Shoal Creek in Montevallo, Alabama: "Montevallo will hail the opening of the new bridge with much joy. It will make a most fitting and impressive entrance to the...
    • Q24969
    • "'Because'...it is Convenient and Simple."

    • 1936 April 16
    • Advertisement for electric kitchen appliances from Alabama Power Company: "Can you wonder that women who own modern Electric Ranges are proud of their kitchens? You, too, can BEGIN BEING PROUD OF YOUR KITCHEN." The company advises readers to...
    • Q24966
    • "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
    • "She Has...A Right to Be Proud."

    • 1936 February 27
    • Advertisement for electric kitchen appliances from Alabama Power Company: "She lives in a modest home--one built away back in 1920--but it isn't out of date. Her husband makes just a modest income, but in their home she enjoys the conveniences of...
    • Q24965
    • "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
    • "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

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