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  • Description: HISTORY
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    • Pages from the manuscript of BOYS OF THE 90'S by Thomas Klinge.

    • 1975-00-00
    • In this autobiography, Klinge describes notable people and events in the history of Montgomery, Alabama. The pages included here mention William Jennings Bryan's visit to Montgomery, the election of President William McKinley, a yellow fever...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Edward Boykin.

    • 1964-10-28
    • In this letter to his biographer, Frank tells a story about Big Jim Folsom at his hunting lodge in McIntosh, Alabama, and gives the history of the lodge.
    • 2009-09-15
    • Letter from "A Concerned White Voter" to Governor-elect George Wallace.

    • 1962-09-27
    • The letter asks Wallace to reconsider his opposition to the integration of the University of Mississippi. The author argues that racial strife will harm the nation ("What more could Russia ask?") and urges the new governor to enter office with a...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "Alabama Council Newsletter," Volume 3, Number 1.

    • 1957-06-00
    • This newsletter was published by the Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc., "An Organization to Attain, Through Research and Action, Equal Opportunities for All People of Alabama." This issue includes articles on "segregation by intimidation"...
    • 2010-01-28
    • Numbers 821 through 840.

    • 1949-02-13
    • The following articles are included: 821) "Historians Question Grant of Latchwa, Alligator Area"; 822) "Valentine-Making once Art; Their Evolution since 1667"; 823) "Postman Had 146-Mile Route to Cover by Horse in 1835"; 824) "Claiborne's Light...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 801 through 820.

    • 1948-09-12
    • The following articles are included: 801) "The Lady Slocomb of Alabama"; 802) "Old Book Dealers"; 803) "Confederate Reunion"; 804) "Joe Brown Pikes"; 805) "Pensacola to Columbus Railroad"; 806) "Dead County Seats in Autauga"; 807) "Solomon...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 721 through 740.

    • 1945-11-18
    • The following articles are included: 721) "Official Residences"; 722) "'Ernest Linwood,' and Others"; 723) "Early Railroads"; 724) "Measuring Time and Distance"; 725) "Lost Towns"; 726) "Pistols and Bottles"; 727) "Cigarette Papers"; 728) "Writing...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 601 through 620.

    • 1943-02-21
    • The following articles are included: 601) "What Is in a Name?"; 602) "Out of the Sepulga Swamps"; 603) "Local Sentiment"; 604) "More Weather"; 605) "Doctor Palmer of Wilcox"; 606) "Lotteries"; 607) "From Camp Martin to Orizaba"; 608) "Silently...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 441 through 460.

    • 1940-01-28
    • The following articles are included: 441) "The Weather"; 442) "Mr. James Germany"; 443) "Old Mount Moriah Church"; 444) "Foreigners in the Confederacy"; 445) "Burnt Corn"; 446) "Mortgage Sales on the Square"; 447) "Walking Sticks"; 448) "Daylight...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 141 through 180.

    • 1934-04-15
    • The following articles are included: 141) "The 'Hill' in Baldwin"; 142) "Spring Tonics"; 143) "Cannon"; 144) "The House of Panton"; 145) "Alabama Jewelers of Other Days"; 146) "Jim Boy"; 147) "Valley Creek Academy"; 148) "Old Opelika"; 149)...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Numbers 61 through 80.

    • 1932-09-25
    • The following articles are included: 61) "Some Legislatures I Have Known"; 62) "Benton and Vicinity"; 63) "Some Rare Alabama Books"; 64) "Tyrone Power in Alabama"; 65) "Some Alabama Place-Names"; 66) "In Memory of Carolyn"; 67) "Malee in Autauga...
    • 2013-11-22
    • Letter from Donald Green to the Governor of Alabama.

    • 1931-04-30
    • A letter from Donald Green condemning the Governor and the culture and history of the South, while arguing that the facts in the Scottsboro case do not indicate any guilt on behalf of the Scottsboro Boys.
    • 2013-12-18
    • "Accused Ravishing Huntsville Girls."

    • 1931-03-25
    • 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 brutal attacks in the history of the Tennessee Valley").
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Bell Rings and Roar of Stock Market Subsides."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
    • 2010-01-25

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