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Alabama Textual Materials Collection
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    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • 1901-04-28

    • 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...

    • 2010-04-23
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • 1934-09-26

    • "Normal Employment Is Expected To Be Reached In A Short Time." This article discusses the resumption of activity in Calhoun County's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike).

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • 1929-10-30

    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Death Penalty for Crime."

    • "Death Penalty for Crime."

    • 1931-04-25

    • Thomas Walker Wallace wrote this piece for his column "Here and There," which was published in the Birmingham Reporter, an African American newspaper. In it he argues against the death penalty. While he concedes that "It seems reasonable that when...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Emigration to California."

    • "Emigration to California."

    • 1849-03-23

    • Brief notice about western settlement: "The tide of emigration to California knows no abatement. Ship load after ship load leaves our shores. We rejoice to know that citizens of good character constitute so large a portion of the emigrants."

    • 2009-08-24
    • "Friendly Creek Indians."

    • "Friendly Creek Indians."

    • 1833

    • Report submitted to the United States House of Representatives by Dixon Hall Lewis of the Committee on Indian Affairs. The committee requests "relief for certain Creek Indians of mixed blood, within the State of Alabama; and also the petitions of...

    • 2010-07-15
    • "In Honor of the Governor."

    • "In Honor of the Governor."

    • 1898-05-09

    • This article discusses activities and news in two military camps in Mobile, Alabama, in preparation for the Spanish-American War; the second camp, named after Governor Joseph F. Johnston, has only recently been established. It also mentions efforts...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "It Is Not To Be In Oak Park."

    • "It Is Not To Be In Oak Park."

    • 1958-08-27

    • This editorial was written after African American citizens submitted a petition asking for Montgomery city parks to be integrated; the piece was reprinted on December 24 in response to a federal lawsuit filed to protest park segregation. The author...

    • 2010-04-23
    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • 1838

    • Report issued by the Committee of Claims of the United States House of Representatives, in response to a request made by the Alabama legislature after the recent Creek War: "...many of the citizens of Alabama...have been subjected to great...

    • 2010-07-15
    • "Mill Whistles Sound, Workers Back on Jobs."

    • "Mill Whistles Sound, Workers Back on Jobs."

    • 1934-09-26

    • This article discusses the resumption of activity in several of Huntsville's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike): "No discriminations of any kind were reported today as the textile...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Orville Wright Plans Changes."

    • "Orville Wright Plans Changes."

    • 1910-03-26

    • This article explains that upcoming trial flights at the training camp in Montgomery, Alabama, may be delayed because of adjustments made to the design of the aircraft. The article also discusses the admittance of visitors to the camp: "After the...

    • 2010-06-09
    • "Prices Collapse As Stock Mart Goes 'Haywire.'"

    • "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
    • "Removal of the Capital."

    • "Removal of the Capital."

    • 1861-05-22

    • This article responds to rumors that the Confederate capital will be moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. The author argues that no change should be made because Montgomery is a central location with access to river and railroads;...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Rep. Boykin Suggests Vets' Housing Meeting."

    • "Rep. Boykin Suggests Vets' Housing Meeting."

    • 1945-12-28

    • This article gives Boykin's views on housing for veterans, the disposal of battleships after war, and the implementation of the approved Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway proposal. From The Mobile Register.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • 1931-03-26

    • 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 horrible ever perpetrated in the United States"). Three National Guard companies were called up to...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Separation of Races."

    • "Separation of Races."

    • 1902-11-04

    • This article reports the reactions of both African American and white citizens to the new ordinance requiring segregation on Montgomery street cars: "As a rule no trouble was experienced and the only thing noticeable was the absence of negroes from...

    • 2010-01-25

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