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    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • "Alabama Mills Closed 100 P. C. Is Union Claim."

    • "25,000 Workers Walk Out From Their Jobs / No Disorders Marked Opening of Strike / Six Points Contained in Demands Of Workers For Ending Shut-Down." This article discusses the statewide textile strike by members of the United Textile Workers of...
    • 1934 July 17
    • "The Confederate States of America."

    • "The Confederate States of America."

    • "Constitution Adopted! Swearing Allegiance to the New Constitution! President and Vice President Elected! Davis and Stephens!" This article announces the adoption of the Confederate constitution and the election of its executive officers: "The name...
    • 1861 February 13
    • "Mill Workers Go on a Strike."

    • "Mill Workers Go on a Strike."

    • "Dwight Cotton Mills First of Alabama Textiles to Meet Labor Tie-Up." This article lists the workers' demands and mentions that representatives of the textile union will soon meet to discuss the possibility of a statewide strike.
    • 1934 July 13
    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
    • 1929 October 30
    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • "Anniston Mills Running Again."

    • "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).
    • 1934 September 26
    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • "Staple Off $2.50 a Bale and Wheat Declines 12 Cents." This article reports stock market conditions on "Black Thursday," when "Stocks were again dumped on the market in terrific volume...and wall Street trading facilities were completely swamped."...
    • 1929 October 24
    • "Stocks Rise on Buying Wave."

    • "Stocks Rise on Buying Wave."

    • "Stocks Go Up as Mart Is Steadied." This article reports "turbulent buying operations" in the stock market after the "frenzied selling of the past week." This activity was driven by people taking advantage of low stock prices after the recent crash.
    • 1929 October 31
    • "Alabama Out of the Union!"

    • "Alabama Out of the Union!"

    • "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...
    • 1861 January 16
    • "Flag of the Confederate States."

    • "Flag of the Confederate States."

    • Article discussing the first raising of the Confederate flag over the capitol; a description of the banner is included: "It consists of three bars of red and white. The upper red, middle white, lower red. The lower bar extends the whole width of...
    • 1861 March 6
    • "They're After Wallace."

    • "They're After Wallace."

    • Article from The Dothan Eagle, which quotes several newspaper columns to "substantiate what Governor George Wallace has been saying all along--that outside money, pressures and influences are being used within Alabama to defeat him, that the...
    • 1970 April 13
    • "An Alabamian Brings a Juggernaut to Life."

    • "An Alabamian Brings a Juggernaut to Life."

    • 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...
    • 1940 September 15
    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • 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...
    • 1948 December 19

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