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    • "A Proclamation by the President."

    • 1865-05-08
    • Proclamation issued by President Johnson, declaring May 25, 1865, as a national day of mourning: " 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 greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938-04-28
    • Program for a banquet at Fort Dixie, where James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will give an address. A "Human Welfare Menu" will be served, with dishes such as WPA Chicken, PWA Potatoes, and FHA Lettuce with TVA Dressing.
    • 2009-10-16
    • "Alabama Voters To Determine Fate Of Third National Party?"

    • 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
    • "Ballots, Bullets and Blood."

    • "How Blacks Have Died for the Right to Vote." Leaflet issued by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Inside is a list of African Americans who were killed from 1955 to 1968: Lamar Smith, George W. Lee, Herbert Lee, Medgar...
    • 2009-09-11
    • "By the President of the United States, a Proclamation."

    • 1861-04-24
    • Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln in response to the secession of seven Southern states. He calls for 75,000 men from state militias to deal with the rebellious states, which are "too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Friend of Patents."

    • 1946-02-00
    • This caption tells that Boykin intends to continue his post as chairman of the House Committee on Patents. Boykin served on that committee from 1944 to 1946. From the Competitor, published by the National Patent Council.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Platform of the American Independent Party."

    • 1968
    • Brochure issued during the 1968 presidential campaign of George Wallace. The publication describes the party's stance on the following issues: domestic policy; local government; the federal judiciary; private property; crime and disorder; cities...
    • 2012-01-27
    • "Provisional Congress of the Confederate States."

    • 1861-02-13
    • This article gives the proceedings of the Confederate congress during the sixth and seventh days of its session. On the sixth day members took oaths of office; elected a president and vice president of the provisional government; and appointed...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • 1931-03-26
    • 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 horrible ever perpetrated in the United States"). Three National Guard companies were called up to...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "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
    • "This Time Vote American Independent Party."

    • 1970-00-00
    • Brochure promoting the American Independent Party in California. The publication discusses the principles, goals, and candidates of the party, which was "founded on the tradition and ideals of George C. Wallace, our founder and recognized national...
    • 2009-09-04
    • "Wet Marchers Pass Halfway Point."

    • 1965-03-23
    • This article from the Alabama Journal discusses the progress of the Selma to Montgomery March, describing conditions of the road and campsites; distances walked each day; protection provided by the National Guard; the leaders of the demonstration;...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Will the Suffrage Amendment be Ratified?"

    • 1919
    • Flier from the Alabama headquarters of the National Woman's Party, listing states in favor of adding the amendment to the United States Constitution: "The Suffrage Amendment Will Be Ratified by More than Thirty-Six States / Will Alabama Be One of...
    • 2009-09-15
    • "You Must Vote - If We're to Keep Alabama White!

    • 1960-05
    • Flier issued by the Committee for Free Democratic Electors, encouraging voters to choose electors who "will protect to the utmost our Southern Way of Life" when participating in the 1960 presidential election. They oppose the "National 'Loyalist'...
    • 2013-05-30
    • Advertisement for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

    • 1914-08-15
    • The advertisement promotes the "Official Route to the National Baptist Convention" in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "This has been selected as the Route for the Ministers of Montgomery, South East and West Alabama," and a round trip ticket from...
    • 2009-08-24


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