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    • Confederate regimental history files, 27th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (The diary of Blooming Cruse Goodner [folder 3 of Box SG024900] was not digitized...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 28th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (A history of the regiment written by Oliver Neale Cole in 1998 [folder 7 of Box...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 29th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (A history of the regiment written by Oliver Neale Cole in 1998 [folder 7 of Box...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 33rd Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (A sketch of the regiemnt written by L. B. Williams [folder 6 of Box SG024902]...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 36th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (SG024903, folder 11 ["The Story of Edmund Waller Henderson, His Civil War...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 43rd Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (Folder 6 of SG024905 [letters of William Jemison Mims printed in the Alabama...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 44th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (Folder 9 of SG024905 ["The Devil's Den" by Charles E. Boyd, 1937] was not...
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    • Confederate regimental history files, 45th Alabama Infantry.

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    • The Confederate regimental history files contain assorted material on the history of Alabama units in the Civil War, which was collected over the years by ADAH staff. (Folder 3 of SG024906 ["Men of the 45th Alabama Infantry Regiment CSA" by Robert...
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    • ''The 'Jim Crow' Car."

    • 1896 May 19
    • This article discusses the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case of Plessy versus Ferguson, which upheld a Louisiana law that required separate railroad cars for white and African American passengers; the court considered this...
    • Q17544
    • '"More Heroes Back, Aviator Won D. S. C."

    • 1919
    • During World War I Stout was a pilot, eventually serving as a lieutenant in the 27th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group. On 28 September 1918, he was wounded when he was attacked by six German planes during the St. Mihiel offensive. He recovered...
    • Q75936
    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863 December 27
    • Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from the Selma Arsenal. The ad gives a full physical description and mentions that the deserter is probably headed to Coosa County, where he has family.
    • Q17462
    • "30 miles on a gallon / Economy that only Whippet owners enjoy."

    • 1926 October 4
    • Advertisement for Whippet automobiles from the Willys-Knight Overland Co. in Birmingham, Alabama: "Smoothness of course - and all the power and performance any light car can offer...PLUS the greatest gasoline economy the world has ever known -...
    • Q45722
    • "483 Acres / Chattahooche Land for Sale."

    • 1849 October 16
    • Advertisement for the sale of a 483-acre plantation in Henry County, Alabama. Each section of land is described, and several buildings are included ("a good gin house and screw, and a comfortable log cabin...negro houses, corn cribs, stalls, &c.")....
    • Q14503
    • "8 Negroes Here Ask Court Erase Parks Barriers."

    • 1958 December 23
    • This article describes a suit filed in federal court to protest a Montgomery city ordinance requiring segregated parks and recreation facilities. The eight African Americans, represented by attorney Solomon S. Seay, Jr., ask that the ordinance be...
    • Q17540 - Q17541
    • "'Our Kind of Man': Wallace for Governor."

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    • Small flier promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It focuses on his plans for securing "educational excellence" and "economic progress."
    • Q30134 - Q30135
    • "A Letter from Rep. Boykin."

    • 1950 September
    • The editors of Tung World printed this personal letter from Boykin in their September 1950 issue. In the letter, Boykin writes about tung oil production, industry and economy in southeastern states, and colleagues in Congress. From Tung World.
    • Q6603 - Q6606
    • "A Negro New Jerusalem."

    • 1902 November 8
    • This article criticizes an "immigration scheme" designed to attract African American citizens to a city in the midwestern United States, where "everything will be in the hands of the negro" (including city management, industry, and education). The...
    • Q17440 - Q17441
    • "A Proclamation by the President."

    • 1865 May 8
    • Proclamation issued by President Johnson, declaring May 25, 1865, as a national day of mourning: "...to be observed, wherever in the United States the flag of the country may be respected...recommending my fellow-citizens then to assemble in their...
    • Q69460
    • "A Tribute to Two Leaders."

    • 1967 September 28
    • Robert Sikes submitted the statement in this issue of the Congressional Record as a tribute to both Frank Boykin and Ed Ball. It includes a letter and an article from Boykin, which praise Ball for his philanthropic work.
    • Q6154 - Q6155
    • "Accused Ravishing Huntsville Girls."

    • 1931 March 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").
    • Q24889
    • "Advertising Acceptability Standards" for The New York Times.

    • 1960 April 1
    • The pamphlet begins with the following policy statement: "The New York Times endeavors to exclude misleading, inaccurate and fraudulent advertisements and unfair competitive statements in advertising. The chief purpose of this policy of The Times...
    • Q25050 - Q25057
    • "Alabama at the Front."

    • 1944 June 25
    • Page from the Montgomery Advertiser giving news and pictures of Alabamians serving in World War II.
    • Q14175 - Q14178
    • "Alabama Council Newsletter," Volume 3, Number 1.

    • 1957 June
    • This newsletter was published by the Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc., "An Organization to Attain, Through Research and Action, Equal Opportunities for All People of Alabama." This issue includes articles on "segregation by intimidation"...
    • Q18356 - Q18360
    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938 April 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.
    • Q15161 - Q15162
    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • 1934 July 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...
    • Q24985, Q24987
    • "Alabama Must Furnish 13,612 In First Draft."

    • 1917 July 13
    • This article from the Montgomery Journal discusses the first draft of World War I, and lists the number of men who will be selected from each state.
    • Q78176
    • "Alabama Out of the Union!"

    • 1861 January 16
    • "The Vote Sixty-One to Thirty-Nine!! A Glorious Day!!!" This article announces Alabama's secession from the Union: "Truly, this is glory enough for one day. Our citizens are hailing the new era with demonstrations of profoundest emotion. The...
    • Q17489
    • "Alabama Voters To Determine Fate Of Third National Party?"

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    • Article written by Bill Kennedy for his column, "Branch Head Bill Says!" In it Kennedy promotes George Wallace because he poses the "threat of a third national party," which he proved when he "organized and led a 10-million-vote...
    • Q30140
    • "Alabama Will Secede."

    • 1861 January 9
    • This article discusses the likeliness that Alabama will secede from the Union: "A large majority of the members of our Convention will not hesitate a moment to co-operate with South Carolina, Florida and Mississippi in the formation of a Southern...
    • Q17484
    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • 1960 April 8
    • Article from The New York Times that discusses reaction to an advertisement published by the paper, requesting funds for the legal defense of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alabamians are indignant about claims the ad made against state officials and...
    • Q25047
    • "Albert Brewer: A Good Governor Then...A Good Governor Again."

    • 1978
    • Pamphlet promoting Albert Brewer in the 1978 gubernatorial campaign. The publication discusses biographical details; Brewer's political accomplishments from his first term in office; and his stance on current issues.
    • Q40647 - Q40658
    • "Alpha 66" cards.

    • 1963 February
    • The top card gives the organization's mailing address and motto: "You can fight Castro, Communism through 'Alpha 66.'" The bottom card certifies Craig T. Sheldon's membership in the organization.
    • Q17175
    • "An Act Regulating Indian Affairs" in the state of Georgia.

    • 1835
    • The act makes six provisions for dealing with the Cherokee Indian population of the state during the period of removal. First, it stipulates that U.S. citizens will not be allowed to emigrate to Indian reservations, include those Indians who were...
    • Q31379 - Q31387
    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • 1901 April 28
    • Letter from James Foster, a 68-year-old prisoner in Wetumpka, Alabama, to Governor W. J. Samford. In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole. He acknowledges his guilt but argues that his good behavior makes him a worthy candidate...
    • Q21568
    • "As to An Immigration Bureau."

    • 1902 November 7
    • This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
    • Q17438 - Q17439

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