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  • Format: Newspapers
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    • "Selma's 'bloody Sunday' recalled after 10 years."

    • 1975-03-02
    • This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "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
    • "Rocket City launches von Braun."

    • 1970-02-25
    • This article describes the ceremonies that were held to honor Dr. Wernher von Braun, before he left Huntsville to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA in Washington, D.C.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Grateful city says 'auf Widersehen.'"

    • 1970-02-24
    • This article describes the parade and ceremonies that will take place in Huntsville to honor Dr. Wernher von Braun, who will be moving to Washington, D.C., to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Experimental College: Hexes To Guerrilla Training."

    • 1968-09-25
    • This article discusses the opening of the New Alabama Experimental College in Tuscaloosa. The school "gives no tests, no lectures and no credit" but rather "exists to offer the student the chance to explore issues, questions and topics which he...
    • 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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962-08-23
    • This article suggests that Boykin, the unsuccessful candidate in the recent statewide congressional election, would be a good lobbyist for Alabama in Washington, D.C. From the Wilcox Progressive Era.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Boykin Plans Another Race."

    • 1961-11-01
    • This article announces Boykin's intention to run for reelection in the 1962 congressional campaign, and it also mentions his current committee membership. From The Mobile Press.
    • 2009-09-15
    • The States Rights Advocate, Volume 3, Number 14.

    • 1961-05
    • The States Rights Advocate was the official publication of the Montgomery County Citizens' Council, which was formed in 1955 to prevent integration in the county and state.
    • 2012-01-27
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Heed Their Rising Voices."

    • 1960-03-29
    • Copy of an advertisement published in The New York Times by the Committee to Defend Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Freedom in the South. The ad describes nonviolent civil rights demonstrations across the South, specifically mentioning a...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "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


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