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  • Subject: Political campaigns
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    • "Frank W. Boykin for U.S. Senate."

    • 1946
    • When Senator John Bankhead died in office in 1946, Boykin competed unsuccessfully for the vacant seat seat. This paid political ad consists of four pages of articles describing Boykin's congressional achievements and qualifications for the...
    • Q6111 - Q6114
    • "Statement by Mr. Boykin."

    • 1935 April 7
    • This statement was written during Boykin's first campaign. In it he addresses issues such as labor, industry, internal improvements, and veteran benefits.
    • Q6415
    • "Vote for Frank W. Boykin."

    • 1938 April 24
    • This political advertisement lists the members of Boykin's campaign committee and includes messages written by his supporters. From The Mobile Press-Register.
    • Q6465
    • "Vote for the Man Who Works for You."

    • 1948 April 29
    • This political advertisement lists Boykin's issues and accomplishments. Each statement is sponsored by a business or an individual. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6563
    • "Send Frank W. Boykin Back to Congress."

    • 1948 April 30
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's personal connection to veterans and on his legislative work on their behalf. From the Alabama Veterans Journal.
    • Q6532
    • "Send Frank W. Boykin Back to Congress."

    • 1948 March 19
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's personal connection to veterans and on his legislative work on their behalf. From the Alabama Veterans Journal.
    • Q6535
    • "Build Alabama with Boykin."

    • 1946 July 20
    • This political advertisement focuses on Boykin's efforts to bring industry to the state and to assist the "working man." From The Gulf Informer.
    • Q6527
    • "Vote for and Re-elect Frank W. Boykin."

    • 1948 April 16
    • This political advertisement emphasizes Boykin's years of experience and his congressional voting record. From The Mobile Post.
    • Q6545
    • "This Is 'Small Business' Sentiment Toward Boykin."

    • 1948 April 29
    • This political advertisement emphasizes Boykin's work on behalf of small businesses. It includes a letter from the chairman of the Conference of American Small Business Organizations. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6566
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948 April 1
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • Q6541
    • Alabama Election News, volume 1, number 1.

    • 1970 May 27
    • This newsletter, a paid political advertisement by the Committee for an Informed Electorate, promotes George Wallace in the gubernatorial campaign. Many of the articles and advertisements focus on the support Albert Brewer (Wallace's opponent) is...
    • Q30141 - Q30148
    • Letter from Frank and Ocllo Boykin to Mrs. Forney Johnston.

    • 1962 June 7
    • This letter, written after Boykin lost his seat in the House, discusses the unsuccessful campaign, the work that he did while in office, and the efforts he will continue to make to bring industry and money to the state.
    • Q6331 - Q6334
    • Letter from Lady Bird Johnson to Ocllo Boykin.

    • 1960 October 20
    • This letter thanks Mrs. Boykin for the rabbit's foot she gave Mrs. Johnson during the 1960 presidential election. At the bottom of the page are notes from Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy, which thank the Boykins for their work during the...
    • Q6300
    • "Frank Boykin Landslide Seen."

    • 1936 April 21
    • This issue of The Alabama Herald, the only statewide weekly newspaper, is devoted to Boykin's 1936 congressional campaign. It contains articles outlining Boykin's political career and accomplishments.
    • Q6511, Q6514, Q6517, Q6520
    • "Sweeping Victory Assured for Boykin!"

    • 1952 April 30
    • This flier from the 1952 congressional campaign contains articles outlining Boykin's political career and accomplishments. Though it claims to be a newspaper (the District Reporter), it is actually a paid political advertisement.
    • Q6115 - Q6118
    • "Re-elect Frank W. Boykin to Congress."

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    • This card, issued during one of Boykin's congressional campaigns, is similar to many of his political advertisements in the newspapers.
    • Q6585
    • "Predict Record Vote for Boykin."

    • 1948 April 30
    • This article voices confidence in Boykin's campaign and mentions his stand on issues such as labor, industry, veterans, agriculture, and civil rights. From The Mobile Veterans News.
    • Q6548
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Platforms, Pledges and Issues in County Politics."

    • 1938 April 1
    • This article discusses Boykin's record and campaign platform, including issues such as industry, conservation, appropriations, and promotion of the first district. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6462
    • "3 Senatorial Candidates Map Campaigns for Race."

    • 1946 June 26
    • This article by the Associated Press lists the individuals who will compete for the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator John Bankhead. From The Mobile Register.
    • Q6502
    • "The Passing Throng" by Atticus Mullin.

    • 1936 October 29
    • This article briefly mentions the 1936 presidential election but deals mostly with Boykin's game preserve in McIntosh, Alabama. From The Montgomery Advertiser.
    • Q6450
    • "Is There Enough Boot?"

    • 1936 May 1
    • This article appeared during the 1936 congressional campaign. It describes what voters would lose if Boykin were replaced by his opponent. From The Mobile Times.
    • Q6448
    • "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 Weekly Huntsville Advocate, Volume 40, Number 2,080.

    • 1870 October 28
    • The state and local news includes: railroads; taxation; and the 1870 election of state officers and the legislature. Much of page two is devoted to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling on two cases: State of Alabama v. William C. Estes and others on...
    • Q15763, Q15768
    • Letter from Oscar Underwood to W. A. Gunter, Jr., in Montgomery, Alabama.

    • 1918 September 5
    • The letter addresses Gunter's warning that Governor Kilby's supporters are planning to work against Underwood's reelection in the fall. At the time the letter was written, Underwood was a member of the United States Senate (he served there from...
    • Q12534 - Q12535
    • "'Our Kind of Man': Wallace for Governor."

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    • Small flier promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It focuses on his plans for securing "educational excellence" and "economic progress."
    • Q30134 - Q30135
    • "Where Wallace Stands."

    • 1968
    • Series of fliers giving George Wallace's position on the following issues during the 1968 presidential campaign: Supreme Court appointments; honesty in government; Vietnam; government spending and the deficit; foreign aid; law enforcement; and open...
    • Q12968 - Q12974
    • "Albert Brewer: A Good Governor Then...A Good Governor Again."

    • 1978
    • Pamphlet promoting Albert Brewer in the 1978 gubernatorial campaign. The publication discusses biographical details; Brewer's political accomplishments from his first term in office; and his stance on current issues.
    • Q40647 - Q40658
    • "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
    • The Democrat, Volume 2, Number 93.

    • 1825 July 12
    • Of particular interest in this issue are the advertisements for political barbecues and runaway slaves.
    • Q49167 - Q49170
    • "Wallace for All Alabama."

    • 1970 May
    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It lists "Seven Proven Reasons Why Wallace Can Do More for You as Governor!" These include his experience, leadership and motivation; plans to continue his wife's programs ("which...
    • Q30136 - Q30137
    • "Wallace for Governor: 'Our kind of man.'"

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    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses his stance on issues such as taxation, medical service, public education, gender equality ("Alabama's women will have their rightful place in state government"),...
    • Q29984 - Q29985
    • "Underwood and Prohibition."

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Underwood Campaign Committee for Alabama, during Senator Oscar Underwood's run for president of the United States. The publication defends his position on the prohibition issue; while Underwood originally opposed the...
    • Q20197 - Q20200
    • "Law Abiding Democrats to the Front!"

    • 1877-1878 circa
    • Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
    • Q12162 - Q12163

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