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  • Subject: Business &
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    • Passport for Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1915-05-01
    • This passport was issued to Boykin in 1918 when he went to Mexico on oil well business.
    • 2009-09-15
    • H.R. 3353.

    • 1947-05-06
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, deals with the sale of land in Alabama to the Chicago Mobile Development Company.
    • 2009-09-15
    • H.R. 4644.

    • 1947-12-04
    • 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...
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Many Issues Fall to Low Levels on Wave of Selling."

    • 1929-10-28
    • This article, written the day before "Black Tuesday," reports that "prices broke wide open" in the stock market during the day: "Many of the leaders sold close to the low levels established in last Thursday's dramatic collapse in prices, and some...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Ignoring the Segregation Ordinance."

    • 1902-12-02
    • This article reports that the president of the Mobile Light and Railroad Company is challenging the new city ordinance requiring white and African American passengers to be seated in separate sections on street cars. His company is having trouble...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wall Street Is Under Guard of Reserve Police."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article reports that the police commissioner of New York has ordered over five hundred extra patrolmen and detectives to Wall Street to protect the area from possible chaos during the stock market decline. The commissioner has also warned...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Conditions Good, Says President."

    • 1929-10-26
    • This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Agree That Business is Sound."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports that the country's financial leaders do not believe that the stock market crash will have long-lasting negative effects on business: "All business and industrial leaders and all persons in official positions whose opinion is...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Separation Law Ignored."

    • 1902-12-02
    • This article reports that the city ordinance segregating street cars is still in force, despite a local company's decision to ignore it. The head of the Mobile Light and Railroad Company adopted this policy because of uncooperative passengers and...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Prices Collapse As Stock Mart Goes 'Haywire.'"

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports that stock prices have continued to fall after the crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"). Though financial leaders who met to discuss the matter seem to take "a more hopeful view of the situation," the floor of the stock...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Boycott of the Cars."

    • 1902-11-11
    • This article reports that African Americans in Mobile are still boycotting street railroads to protest a new segregation ordinance; it also mentions that "several cases of negroes being reviled for riding on the cars have been reported."
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stocks Dip to Lows After Rally from Panicky Sales."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports than an Iowan senator has predicted nationwide panic and bankruptcy because of the ongoing declines on Wall Street. The article also describes stock market conditions after "Black Tuesday," mentioning efforts by financial...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Rush of Selling Brings History's Wildest Market."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article gives a lively account of the stock market collapse on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The remarkable era of avid public speculation in stocks which has swept over the country during the past five years came to a climax today in the...
    • 2010-01-25

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