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    • "Slavery Extension."

    • 1856-06-24
    • Editorial from the Montgomery Advertiser and State Gazette. The piece credits the rise of abolitionism with the South's recent efforts to formally defend slavery ("'to vindicate the truth of history'"). It then discusses the Democratic platform and...
    • 2014-06-18
    • Letter from John Coffee in Florence, Alabama, to Colonel John McKinley.

    • 1830-12-01
    • In the letter Coffee makes a formal statement about a recent interview he had with Governor Gabriel Moore, regarding the conflict between Moore and McKinley. Coffee told Moore that McKinley had, as promised, supported Moore's nephew for the post of...
    • 2010-06-09
    • Letter from Thomas W. Oliver to L. M. Holmes in Montgomery, Alabama.

    • 1865-09-25
    • In the letter Oliver discusses politics and recommends Bolling Hall for a seat in the U.S. Congress: "Instead of the bloody battle field with gallant leaders to marshal our host, we must take the halls where state craft and political intrigue will...
    • 2012-01-27
    • "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...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "Wallace for All Alabama."

    • 1970-05-00
    • 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...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "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
    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • 1966-11-06
    • 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...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Mr. Boykin Would Be Wise Choice."

    • 1962-08-23
    • 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.
    • 2009-09-15

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