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    • "30 miles on a gallon / Economy that only Whippet owners enjoy."

    • 1926-10-04
    • Advertisement for Whippet automobiles from the Willys-Knight Overland Co. in Birmingham, Alabama: "Smoothness of course - and all the power and performance any light car can offer...PLUS the greatest gasoline economy the world has ever known -...
    • 2011-11-21
    • "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
    • "Alabama Out of the Union!"

    • 1861-01-16
    • "The Vote Sixty-One to Thirty-Nine!! A Glorious Day!!!" This article announces Alabama's secession from the Union: "Truly, this is glory enough for one day. Our citizens are hailing the new era with demonstrations of profoundest emotion. The...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "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.
    • 2012-01-27
    • "All Quiet Along the Potomac To-Night."

    • 1861
    • Poem reprinted in the Christian Intelligencer. The original version of this poem was published as "The Picket Guard" in the 30 November 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly.
    • 2009-09-11
    • "Alpha 66" cards.

    • 1963-02-00
    • The top card gives the organization's mailing address and motto: "You can fight Castro, Communism through 'Alpha 66.'" The bottom card certifies Craig T. Sheldon's membership in the organization.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "An Act Regulating Indian Affairs" in the state of Georgia.

    • 1835
    • The act makes six provisions for dealing with the Cherokee Indian population of the state during the period of removal. First, it stipulates that U.S. citizens will not be allowed to emigrate to Indian reservations, include those Indians who were...
    • 2010-11-12
    • "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
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • 1934-09-26
    • "Normal Employment Is Expected To Be Reached In A Short Time." This article discusses the resumption of activity in Calhoun County's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike).
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Announcement."

    • 1948-04-01
    • This newspaper ad announces Boykin's intention to run for office again in 1948. From The Citronelle Call.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "As to An Immigration Bureau."

    • 1902-11-07
    • This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Bell Rings and Roar of Stock Market Subsides."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article describes reaction to "Black Thursday," October 24, 1929; according to the author, the atmosphere of the stock exchange was mostly calm and businesslike while the public on the street was in a frenzy: "Looking down from the meager...
    • 2010-01-25

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