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Alabama Textual Materials Collection
  • Time Period: 1930-1939
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    • "'Because'...it is Convenient and Simple."

    • "'Because'...it is Convenient and Simple."

    • 1936-04-16

    • 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...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Accused Ravishing Huntsville Girls."

    • "Accused Ravishing Huntsville Girls."

    • 1931-03-25

    • This article gives details about the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys" and their alleged assault of Ruby Bates and Victoria Price ("one of the most brutal attacks in the history of the Tennessee Valley").

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • "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
    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • 1934-07-17

    • "25,000 Workers Walk Out From Their Jobs / No Disorders Marked Opening of Strike / Six Points Contained in Demands Of Workers For Ending Shut-Down." This article discusses the statewide textile strike by members of the United Textile Workers of...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • 1934-09-26

    • "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).

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Boost Boykin for High Post."

    • "Boost Boykin for High Post."

    • 1936-01-11

    • 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.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Boykin Wears a Smile."

    • "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
    • "Congressman on Right Track."

    • "Congressman on Right Track."

    • 1937-01-16

    • This article praises Boykin for his efforts to develop the natural resources in the first district. From The Mobile Times.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Death Penalty for Crime."

    • "Death Penalty for Crime."

    • 1931-04-25

    • Thomas Walker Wallace wrote this piece for his column "Here and There," which was published in the Birmingham Reporter, an African American newspaper. In it he argues against the death penalty. While he concedes that "It seems reasonable that when...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Efforts Being Made to Break Textile Tie-Up."

    • "Efforts Being Made to Break Textile Tie-Up."

    • 1934-09-17

    • This article discusses the progress of the nationwide textile strike. While several states have called up state troops to open picketed mills, the government in Alabama has not interfered with the strike: "These disturbances were in sharp contrast...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Flying Squadrons Closing Down Mills."

    • "Flying Squadrons Closing Down Mills."

    • 1934-09-07

    • This article discusses the involvement of transient union members in Southern mills during the nationwide textile strike: "Flying squadrons are closing down mills in the south and east when there is a small minority of union operatives in any plant...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Frank Boykin Landslide Seen."

    • "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 Is Making Good."

    • "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

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