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Alabama Textual Materials Collection
  • Subject: Alabama--Politics and Government--1951-
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    • "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 Plans Another Race."

    • "Boykin Plans Another Race."

    • 1961-11-01

    • This article announces Boykin's intention to run for reelection in the 1962 congressional campaign, and it also mentions his current committee membership. From The Mobile Press.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Court's march order ends at Capitol."

    • "Court's march order ends at Capitol."

    • 1965-03-24

    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the extent of the order issued by U.S. District Judge Frank M. Johnson, which permitted and protected the Selma to Montgomery March: "The order.stops short of approving plans for a demonstration on...

    • 2011-01-13
    • "Group Led by Boykin."

    • "Group Led by Boykin."

    • 1957-00-00

    • This article describes a group of Southern Democratic congressmen, led by Boykin, who oppose pending civil rights legislation.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Keep Your Place in Space!"

    • "Keep Your Place in Space!"

    • 1961

    • Booklet promoting the proposed Amendment No. 2, which would provide for a bond issue to raise $3,000,000 for the construction of the Alabama Research Institute. By attracting space agencies and other scientific industries, the Institute would...

    • 2014-05-15
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962-08-23

    • This article suggests that Boykin, the unsuccessful candidate in the recent statewide congressional election, would be a good lobbyist for Alabama in Washington, D.C. From the Wilcox Progressive Era.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • 1966-11-06

    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the role of African American voters in Alabama's upcoming gubernatorial election. It examines the factors that will influence the "power of the Negro vote" in the three-way contest, including voter...

    • 2011-01-13
    • "Selma's 'bloody Sunday' recalled after 10 years."

    • "Selma's 'bloody Sunday' recalled after 10 years."

    • 1975-03-02

    • This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...

    • 2011-01-13
    • "Stand Up for America: It Takes Courage."

    • "Stand Up for America: It Takes Courage."

    • 1972-03-08

    • Paid political advertisement for George Wallace, which appeared in the Fort Pierce Shopper. The ad features a list of Wallace's aims and attributes, each beginning with a letter of his name ("Washington is his goal"; "Alabama - proof of his...

    • 2010-11-08
    • "Sweeping Victory Assured for Boykin!"

    • "Sweeping Victory Assured for Boykin!"

    • 1952-04-30

    • This flier from the 1952 congressional campaign contains articles outlining Boykin's political career and accomplishments. Though it claims to be a newspaper (the District Reporter), it is actually a paid political advertisement.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "They're After Wallace."

    • "They're After Wallace."

    • 1970-04-13

    • Article from The Dothan Eagle, which quotes several newspaper columns to "substantiate what Governor George Wallace has been saying all along--that outside money, pressures and influences are being used within Alabama to defeat him, that the...

    • 2010-11-08
    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • 1966-10-02

    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...

    • 2011-01-13

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