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  • Description: advertisement
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    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863 December 27
    • Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from Wayside Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama. The ad gives a full physical description.
    • Q17461
    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863 December 27
    • Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from the Selma Arsenal. The ad gives a full physical description and mentions that the deserter is probably headed to Coosa County, where he has family.
    • Q17462
    • "30 miles on a gallon / Economy that only Whippet owners enjoy."

    • 1926 October 4
    • 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 -...
    • Q45722
    • "483 Acres / Chattahooche Land for Sale."

    • 1849 October 16
    • Advertisement for the sale of a 483-acre plantation in Henry County, Alabama. Each section of land is described, and several buildings are included ("a good gin house and screw, and a comfortable log cabin...negro houses, corn cribs, stalls, &c.")....
    • Q14503
    • "'Because'...it is Convenient and Simple."

    • 1936 April 16
    • Advertisement for electric kitchen appliances from Alabama Power Company: "Can you wonder that women who own modern Electric Ranges are proud of their kitchens? You, too, can BEGIN BEING PROUD OF YOUR KITCHEN." The company advises readers to...
    • Q24966
    • "A Substitute Wanted."

    • 1863 May 24
    • Advertisement seeking to hire a replacement for a Confederate soldier, "For which a liberal price will be paid."
    • Q17460
    • "Alabama Voters To Determine Fate Of Third National Party?"

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    • 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...
    • Q30140
    • "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
    • "B on Hand During the Fair."

    • 1917 November
    • Advertisement card for the Henry County Fair in Abbeville, Alabama; the fair was held from November 12 to 17. The following is printed on the back: "We Want You to take a day or more off during fair time - help make up the biggest, jolliest crowd...
    • Q57167 - Q57168
    • "Blockade Goods."

    • 1863 May 24
    • Advertisement for hardware and supplies that are usually difficult to get because of blockades.
    • Q17459
    • "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
    • "California Bound."

    • 1849 October 16
    • Advertisement for the sale of an 83-acre farm in Henry County, Alabama. The nearby community of Lawrenceville "promises to become an interesting little village, being the situation of Prof. Spears recently established High School, and surrounded by...
    • Q14504
    • "Dainty Cottage Home, Costing $2,600."

    • 1910 July 2
    • Advertisement for a new house in Montgomery, Alabama, describing its dimensions, layout, and building materials. The house was designed by Charles S. Sedgwick.
    • Q14525
    • "Hear What I Say."

    • 1917 November
    • Advertisement card for the Henry County Fair in Abbeville, Alabama; the fair was held from November 12 to 17. The following is printed on the back: "We Want to See You at this exposition representative of this region's Agricultural, Horticultural,...
    • Q57169 - Q57170
    • "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
    • "Moulders Wanted."

    • 1863 December 27
    • Advertisement seeking two molders to work at the Jackson Foundry in Demopolis, Alabama.
    • Q17463
    • "Run the Blockade!"

    • 1862 February 1
    • Advertisement for merchandise available at A. M. Salomon's Cigar Divan in Mobile, Alabama: "Just received, per sailing vessel, a fine assortment of nautical instruments, namely: marine opera glasses, spy-glasses, compasses, &c., &c., &c. Also, a...
    • Q46880
    • "Sale by Executor."

    • 1864 November 20
    • Advertisement for an upcoming estate sale in Sumter County, Alabama. Included in the auction will be "11 Likely Negroes," livestock, farming tools, furniture, housewares, and "One of the most valuable plantations in the State."
    • Q17468
    • "Season's Greetings."

    • 1950 December
    • This advertisement by Boykin sends Christmas greetings to his constituents. From the Mississippi Oil Review.
    • Q6609
    • "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
    • "She Has...A Right to Be Proud."

    • 1936 February 27
    • Advertisement for electric kitchen appliances from Alabama Power Company: "She lives in a modest home--one built away back in 1920--but it isn't out of date. Her husband makes just a modest income, but in their home she enjoys the conveniences of...
    • Q24965
    • "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
    • "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
    • "The Hoosier Club Plan."

    • 1921 February 10
    • Advertisement for Hoosier cabinets sold at the Jacobs store in Birmingham, Alabama: "This plan enables you to place one of the famous Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets in your home on payment of ONE DOLLAR--balance payable on club plan terms of convenient...
    • Q45491
    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "Wanted to Hire 600 Negroes."

    • 1863 December 27
    • Advertisement seeking six hundred slaves to work building railroads in central Alabama.
    • Q17465
    • "Wanted to Hire 600 Negroes."

    • 1864 January 24
    • Advertisement seeking six hundred slaves to work building railroads in central Alabama.
    • Q17467
    • "Wanted to Hire, 200 Negro Men."

    • 1864 January 24
    • Advertisement seeking two hundred slave men to work at the Bibb Iron Works; for every ten men hired, "One Woman will be received." Room, board, and clothing will be provided for all workers.
    • Q17466
    • "Wanted to Hire."

    • 1864 December 4
    • Advertisement seeking two hundred "negro mechanics and laborers" to work at the foundry in Selma, Alabama; board, clothing, and medical service will be provided. The ad also asks for fifteen men to work on a steamboat on the Alabama River, and it...
    • Q17469

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