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    • "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
    • "Commission from the State of Alabama."

    • 1861-01-09
    • Letter from L. W. Garrott and Robert H. Smith of Alabama, to the governor and legislature of North Carolina. Garrott and Smith explain that because of the recent election of a Republican president, the governor of Alabama has called for a...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Committee to Receive President Davis."

    • 1861-02-13
    • Letter from Governor A. B. Moore, inviting twenty-one men from Alabama to escort President-elect Jefferson Davis to Montgomery.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "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 Means a New Constitution."

    • 1900-08-10
    • This article comments on the Democratic victories in the recent election: "In our judgment, the result means a new Constitution for Alabama...The present one is out of date, imperfect and unfitted to present conditions...The perplexing, menacing...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Law Abiding Democrats to the Front!"

    • 1877
    • Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
    • 2009-06-25
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931-04-10
    • This article discusses the rioting in the Etowah County jail by eight of the "Scottsboro Boys," who had been convicted and given the death penalty: "When finally quieted and asked what was the matter, one of the negroes replied, 'We just don't like...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Settlement of the Alabama Coal Miners Strike of 1920-1921."

    • 1921
    • The settlement is made up of the following sections: 1) "Agreement for submission of all matters in dispute to the governor of Alabama as sole arbitrator"; 2) "Report of committee appointed by arbitrator to ascertain facts and make...
    • 2014-06-18
    • "The Alabama War Chest: What It Is / Why It's Needed / What It Does."

    • 1942
    • Brochure explaining the purpose and organization of the fund: ".Governor Frank Dixon.proposed the organization of an ALABAMA WAR CHEST which would undertake to raise, through one state-wide annual appeal to citizens in every county, a fund for all...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "They're After Wallace."

    • 1970-04-13
    • Article from The Dothan Eagle, which quotes several newspaper columns to "substantiate what Governor George Wallace has been saying all along--that outside money, pressures and influences are being used within Alabama to defeat him, that the...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Wallace for All Alabama."

    • 1970-05-00
    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It lists "Seven Proven Reasons Why Wallace Can Do More for You as Governor!" These include his experience, leadership and motivation; plans to continue his wife's programs ("which...
    • 2010-11-08
    • Anonymous letter from Oakland, California, to the Governor of Alabama.

    • 1931-06-20
    • An anonymous letter sent to Governor Miller. This letter suggests that African Americans should have never come to the United States, but that the people of Alabama could "wipem all out in a few days." Whether the sender truly believes they are...
    • 2013-12-18

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