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  • Description: Montgomery
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    • Enrollment record for West End School in Montgomery, Alabama.

    • 1911
    • These pages record the individual students enrolled in different grades at the school. Each list gives the names of the students and their parents; their home addresses; the dates they entered school; and, when applicable, the dates and reasons for...
    • 2012-06-22
    • "8 Negroes Here Ask Court Erase Parks Barriers."

    • 1958-12-23
    • This article describes a suit filed in federal court to protest a Montgomery city ordinance requiring segregated parks and recreation facilities. The eight African Americans, represented by attorney Solomon S. Seay, Jr., ask that the ordinance be...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "A French Criticism on the Bancroft Oration."

    • 1866-02-22
    • Excerpts from a French newspaper, criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 22, 1866.
    • 2014-10-20
    • "A Proclamation by the President."

    • 1865-05-08
    • Proclamation issued by President Johnson, declaring May 25, 1865, as a national day of mourning: "...to be observed, wherever in the United States the flag of the country may be respected...recommending my fellow-citizens then to assemble in their...
    • 2014-10-20
    • "Alabama at the Front."

    • 1944-06-25
    • Page from the Montgomery Advertiser giving news and pictures of Alabamians serving in World War II.
    • 2009-09-18
    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • 1960-04-08
    • Article from The New York Times that discusses reaction to an advertisement published by the paper, requesting funds for the legal defense of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alabamians are indignant about claims the ad made against state officials and...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "An Alabamian Brings a Juggernaut to Life."

    • 1940-09-15
    • Article from the Montgomery Advertiser about Brigadier General Charles L. Scott, who formed the Second Armored Division of the U.S. Army at at Fort Benning, Georgia. George S. Patton (only a colonel at the time) was in charge of training under...
    • 2009-09-18
    • "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
    • "Boykin Says Mobile to Get Federal Aid."

    • 1945
    • This article describes the federal funds Mobile will receive to assist its school system during the war. From The Montgomery Advertiser.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Cars Not Boycotted."

    • 1900-08-16
    • This article describes the response of African American citizens to the ordinance recently passed by the Montgomery city council, which requires segregation on street cars. Although there is "no organized boycott," most African American preachers...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "City Commission Determined to Keep Parks Segregated."

    • 1958-12-23
    • This article discusses efforts in Montgomery to maintain segregated city parks: "...commissioners here, served with a copy of a complaint filed by Negroes in U.S. District Court, repeated earlier statements that come what may, parks in Montgomery...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Civil Rights in Alabama."

    • 1874
    • In this message to the United States House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant presents a statement he received from a group of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, who had assembled to discuss the "grave and menacing dangers that...
    • 2010-07-15
    • "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
    • "Court's march order ends at Capitol."

    • 1965-03-24
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the extent of the order issued by U.S. District Judge Frank M. Johnson, which permitted and protected the Selma to Montgomery March: "The order.stops short of approving plans for a demonstration on...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Dainty Cottage Home, Costing $2,600."

    • 1910-07-02
    • Advertisement for a new house in Montgomery, Alabama, describing its dimensions, layout, and building materials. The house was designed by Charles S. Sedgwick.
    • 2009-08-24
    • "Danger from a Broken Spine!"

    • 1866-02-16
    • This editorial argues for a reinstitution of the writ of habeas corpus by drawing on a colorful statement made by President Lincoln in a message sent to General Joe Hooker: "I wouldn't take any risk of being entangled up the river, like an ox half...
    • 2014-10-20
    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • 1948-12-19
    • Article from The Montgomery Advertiser about the eight Alabamians who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor: from the Civil War, Richard Taylor; from the Philippine Insurrection, Gordon Johnston; from World War I, Sidney E. Manning; from...
    • 2009-09-18
    • "Frothy Grandiloquence."

    • 1866-02-23
    • Editorial criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Originally published in The New York World; reprinted in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 23, 1866.
    • 2014-10-20

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