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  • Subject: Governors
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    • "'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."
    • 2010-11-08
    • "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...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "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.
    • 2012-01-27
    • "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
    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • 1966-11-06
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the role of African American voters in Alabama's upcoming gubernatorial election. It examines the factors that will influence the "power of the Negro vote" in the three-way contest, including voter...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "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
    • "Stand Up for America: It Takes Courage."

    • 1972-03-08
    • Paid political advertisement for George Wallace, which appeared in the Fort Pierce Shopper. The ad features a list of Wallace's aims and attributes, each beginning with a letter of his name ("Washington is his goal"; "Alabama - proof of his...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "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
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses the "highlights and achievements" of the previous Wallace administrations (both his and Lurleen's), ending with their commitment to the "American Way of Life". The...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It focuses on his commitment to the "working people" and his cooperation with organized labor: "Wallace is first with labor because Wallace puts labor first!"
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Wallace for Governor: 'Our kind of man.'"

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    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses his stance on issues such as taxation, medical service, public education, gender equality ("Alabama's women will have their rightful place in state government"),...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Was There a Black Bloc Vote???"

    • 1970-05-00
    • Flier listing votes cast for Albert Brewer and George Wallace during the Democratic primary, held on May 5, 1970. The figures are only reported from select voting districts in counties with large African American populations (Dallas, Jefferson,...
    • 2010-11-08
    • Alabama Election News, volume 1, number 1.

    • 1970-05-27
    • This newsletter, a paid political advertisement by the Committee for an Informed Electorate, promotes George Wallace in the gubernatorial campaign. Many of the articles and advertisements focus on the support Albert Brewer (Wallace's opponent) is...
    • 2010-11-08

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