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    • ''The 'Jim Crow' Car."

    • 1896-05-19
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • '"More Heroes Back, Aviator Won D. S. C."

    • 1919-00-00
    • 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...
    • 2014-10-17
    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863-12-27
    • Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from Wayside Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama. The ad gives a full physical description.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863-12-27
    • 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.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "483 Acres / Chattahooche Land for Sale."

    • 1849-10-16
    • 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.")....
    • 2009-08-24
    • "8 Negroes Here Ask Court Erase Parks Barriers."

    • 1958-12-23
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "A French Criticism on the Bancroft Oration."

    • 1866-02-22
    • Excerpts from a French newspaper, criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 22, 1866.
    • 2014-10-20
    • "A Negro New Jerusalem."

    • 1902-11-08
    • 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...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "A Proclamation by the President."

    • 1865-05-08
    • 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...
    • 2014-10-20
    • "A Substitute Wanted."

    • 1863-05-24
    • Advertisement seeking to hire a replacement for a Confederate soldier, "For which a liberal price will be paid."
    • 2010-01-25
    • "A Tribute to Two Leaders."

    • 1967-09-28
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938-04-28
    • 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.
    • 2009-10-16
    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • 1934-07-17
    • "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...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Alabama Out of the Union!"

    • 1861-01-16
    • "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...
    • 2010-01-25

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