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  • Description: Jefferson
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    • Excerpts from VOICES FROM ALABAMA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY MOSAIC.

    • 1993-00-00
    • In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
    • 2009-06-25
    • "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
    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • 1966-10-02
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Oath Davis Took In '61 Is Repeated."

    • 1961-02-19
    • This article describes the Civil War centennial celebration in Montgomery, Alabama, with an emphasis on the reenactment of the inauguration of Jefferson Davis. Several images of the event are included. From The Clarion-Ledger of Jacksonville,...
    • 2009-09-04
    • Numbers 661 through 680.

    • 1944-04-24
    • The following articles are included: 661) "Major Short's Visit in 1809"; 662) "Tin Cans"; 663) "The Valley of Pigeon Creek"; 664) "The Fair"; 667) "The Town Clock"; 666) "Jefferson Davis and Montgomery"; 667) "Cotaco Valley"; 668) "LaFayette's...
    • 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
    • "Strung Up."

    • 1889-01-16
    • Article from The Weekly Herald about the lynching of George Meadows at Pratt Mines in Jefferson County, Alabama. Meadows, an African American, was accused of assaulting a white woman and killing her young son.
    • 2009-09-18
    • Letter from Charles O'Conor in New York, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1866-06-15
    • The letter vaguely discusses efforts to secure bail or parole for Jefferson Davis (who is never directly named). He mentions a trial date in October and suggests that "Letters to me on this subject should not be entrusted to the mails." O'Conor...
    • 2009-09-30
    • Handwritten copy of a letter to J. M. Mason.

    • 1866-06-15
    • The letter vaguely discusses efforts to secure bail or parole for Jefferson Davis (who is never directly named). The author of the letter spent two weeks in Washington, D.C., meeting with the president, attorney general, and chief justice. The...
    • 2009-09-30
    • "Mr. Davis and the Assassination."

    • 1865-07-03
    • Brief report of Jefferson Davis's response to the death of President Lincoln: "Mr. Davis said that he deplored the event, and trusted that an investigation would prove that no Southern man had any connection with it." Originally published in the...
    • 2014-10-20

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