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  • Time Period: 1940-1949
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    • 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
    • "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
    • 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
    • Numbers 841 through 860.

    • 1949 July 3 - 1949 November 20
    • The following articles are included: 841) "Lieutenant Creagh's Commission"; 842) "Teachers' Pay Meagre Today, but That of 1891 Ridiculous"; 843) "1854 Alabama Medical Guide Partial to Cayenne Pepper"; 844) "French Liberation Celebrated at City...
    • Q58685 - Q58715
    • Numbers 821 through 840.

    • 1949 February 13 - 1949 June 26
    • The following articles are included: 821) "Historians Question Grant of Latchwa, Alligator Area"; 822) "Valentine-Making once Art; Their Evolution since 1667"; 823) "Postman Had 146-Mile Route to Cover by Horse in 1835"; 824) "Claiborne's Light...
    • Q58659 - Q58684
    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • 1948 December 19
    • Article from The Montgomery Advertiser about the eight Alabamians who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor: from the Civil War, Richard Taylor; from the Philippine Insurrection, Gordon Johnston; from World War I, Sidney E. Manning; from...
    • Q14165 - Q14167
    • "Talks Set Tonight on Dauphin Bridge."

    • 1948 October 18
    • This article announces a meeting to discuss the construction of a bridge connecting Dauphin Island to the mainland. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6576
    • "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
    • "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
    • Numbers 801 through 820.

    • 1948 September 12 - 1949 February 6
    • The following articles are included: 801) "The Lady Slocomb of Alabama"; 802) "Old Book Dealers"; 803) "Confederate Reunion"; 804) "Joe Brown Pikes"; 805) "Pensacola to Columbus Railroad"; 806) "Dead County Seats in Autauga"; 807) "Solomon...
    • Q58628 - Q58658
    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948 April 1
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6541
    • "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
    • 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
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Jack Boykin.

    • 1947 June 15
    • In this letter to his son, Frank puts Jack in charge of settling the titles on a large piece of property owned by the family. He writes that he is proud of his sons and wants them to handle the financial and legal details of his personal business.
    • Q5870 - Q5873
    • Congressional Record.

    • 1947 June 2
    • In this issue of the Congressional Record, Boykin discusses rural electrification, with emphasis on developments in Alabama.
    • Q6538 - Q6540
    • 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. 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. 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. 681.

    • 1947 January 8
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, proposes to amend a 1940 act concerning defense housing.
    • Q6418 - Q6420
    • 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
    • Numbers 741 through 760.

    • 1946 October 31 - 1947 October 5
    • The following articles are included: 741) "Cigarette Pictures"; 742) "Polly and Peggy Bailey"; 743) "Taxes"; 744) "Cigar Bands"; 745) "The Republican Editors"; 746) "Christmas Celebrations"; 747) "The Days of Augusta, Alabama"; 748) "Kendall...
    • Q57973 - Q58000, Q58501 - Q58528
    • "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
    • "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
    • Letter from Dick Boykin to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1946 March 21
    • In this letter to his father, Dick discusses renovations on his property and possible business ventures. Particularly interesting is his mention of kudzu, which the federal government sanctioned during this time to combat soil erosion.
    • Q5858 - Q5869
    • "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
    • "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

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