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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
    • Numbers 861 through 878.

    • 1949 November 27 - 1950 June 4
    • The following articles are included: 861) "1849 Barber Assures Patrons He'll Spare Jugular Veins"; 862) "Shades of Judge Bruin"; 863) "Efforts Made 130 Years Ago to Improve Alabama Rivers"; 864) "Mobile Had Alabama's First Public Water System in...
    • Q58716 - Q58739
    • "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

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