Tichenor describes the postwar situation for the freed slaves from a paternalistic viewpoint: "Four millions of human beings, under the influence of a misguided philanthropy, have been rendered destitute of homes, protection, and comfort, and have...
The meeting was led by Don Hallmark and featured the following speakers: Montgomery Mayor Earl James, Dr. Henry Lyon of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery Citizens' Council Chairman Carl Herbert Lancaster, and Alabama Attorney General...
The advertisement promotes the "Official Route to the National Baptist Convention" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "This has been selected as the Route for the Ministers of Montgomery, South East and West Alabama," and a round trip ticket from...
Map indicating "wet" and "dry" counties in the state. At the bottom of the page, a statement by W. B. Crumpton asks legislators to pass prohibition laws. Crumpton was a Baptist minister and president of the Alabama Anti-Saloon League.
In the letter Wallis, a field worker for the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, criticizes the recent activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama and encourages the governor to intervene: "Alabama is getting black marks that I...
A resolution sent by the Second Baptist Church decrying the 1931 Scottsboro trial outcomes, deploring lynching, and demanding the Scottsboro defendants' unconditional and immediate release. This is a form resolution sent in by numerous groups and...
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