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

    • 1975 March 2
    • 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...
    • Q34218 - Q34219
    • "Stand Up for America: It Takes Courage."

    • 1972 March 8
    • 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...
    • Q30151
    • "Rocket City launches von Braun."

    • 1970 February 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.
    • Q25037 - Q25038
    • "Grateful city says 'auf Widersehen.'"

    • 1970 February 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.
    • Q25041 - Q25042
    • "Experimental College: Hexes To Guerrilla Training."

    • 1968 September 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...
    • Q20117 - Q20118
    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • 1966 November 6
    • 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...
    • Q34220
    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • 1966 October 2
    • 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...
    • Q34221
    • "Court's march order ends at Capitol."

    • 1965 March 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...
    • Q34214
    • "Wet Marchers Pass Halfway Point."

    • 1965 March 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;...
    • Q34215 - Q34216
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962 August 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.
    • Q6640
    • "Boykin Plans Another Race."

    • 1961 November 1
    • 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.
    • Q6631
    • The States Rights Advocate, Volume 3, Number 14.

    • 1961 May - June
    • 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.
    • Q46411 - Q46412
    • "Oath Davis Took In '61 Is Repeated."

    • 1961 February 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,...
    • Q14230 - Q14231
    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • 1960 April 8
    • 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...
    • Q25047
    • "Heed Their Rising Voices."

    • 1960 March 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...
    • Q25058 - Q25060, Q25068
    • "8 Negroes Here Ask Court Erase Parks Barriers."

    • 1958 December 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...
    • Q17540 - Q17541
    • "City Commission Determined to Keep Parks Segregated."

    • 1958 December 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...
    • Q17542 - Q17543
    • "It Is Not To Be In Oak Park."

    • 1958 August 27
    • This editorial was written after African American citizens submitted a petition asking for Montgomery city parks to be integrated; the piece was reprinted on December 24 in response to a federal lawsuit filed to protest park segregation. The author...
    • Q20169
    • "Group Led by Boykin."

    • 1957-1958 circa
    • This article describes a group of Southern Democratic congressmen, led by Boykin, who oppose pending civil rights legislation.
    • Q6629
    • Lumbering Along, Volume 6.

    • 1956 September 6 - 1956 December 7
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • The States Rights Advocate.

    • 1956-1957; 1966
    • 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.
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 5.

    • 1955 September 2 - 1956 August 3
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 4.

    • 1954 September 3 - 1955 August 5
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 3.

    • 1953 September 11 - 1954 August 6
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 2.

    • 1952 September 12 - 1953 August 28
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • "McIntosh Chemical Plant Nears Completion."

    • 1952 March 27
    • This article by Elsie Stallworth describes products and facilities of the new Mathieson Chemical Corporation plant in McIntosh, Alabama. Boykin is pictured in the article with the vice president of the company. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6621
    • Lumbering Along, Volume 1.

    • 1951 September 7 - 1952 August 29
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Osceola's Skull May Have Burned In Paris Fire.

    • 1951 February 5
    • This article from the Spartanburg Journal discusses the argument between South Carolina and Florida over the proper burial place for Chief Osceola's remains. It mentions that his skull was stolen from the grave and was once in the possession of Dr....
    • Q38022 - Q38023
    • "S.C., Fla. Argue Over Bones Of Indian Chief."

    • 1951
    • This article discusses the argument between the states "over the final resting place of Seminole chief Osceola." Osceola died in prison in South Carolina, where he was buried, but representatives of Florida want his remains to be returned to their...
    • Q38024 - Q38026
    • "Season's Greetings."

    • 1950 December
    • This advertisement by Boykin sends Christmas greetings to his constituents. From the Mississippi Oil Review.
    • Q6609
    • Numbers 861 through 878.

    • 1949 November 27 - 1950 June 4
    • The following articles are included: 861) "1849 Barber Assures Patrons He'll Spare Jugular Veins"; 862) "Shades of Judge Bruin"; 863) "Efforts Made 130 Years Ago to Improve Alabama Rivers"; 864) "Mobile Had Alabama's First Public Water System in...
    • Q58716 - Q58739
    • "Boykin Predicts Short Congress."

    • 1949 September 22
    • In this article, Boykin mentions some of the matters to be settled in the upcoming session of Congress. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6587
    • Numbers 841 through 860.

    • 1949 July 3 - 1949 November 20
    • The following articles are included: 841) "Lieutenant Creagh's Commission"; 842) "Teachers' Pay Meagre Today, but That of 1891 Ridiculous"; 843) "1854 Alabama Medical Guide Partial to Cayenne Pepper"; 844) "French Liberation Celebrated at City...
    • Q58685 - Q58715
    • "The Slavery Question in California."

    • 1849 April 6
    • The article argues that slavery will not be permitted in California and quotes a statement from a New York newspaper: "No action of Congress can decide the question; it is already decided by the impossibility of retaining slaves, by the character...
    • Q14493
    • Numbers 821 through 840.

    • 1949 February 13 - 1949 June 26
    • 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...
    • Q58659 - Q58684
    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • 1948 December 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...
    • Q14165 - Q14167

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