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  • Description: conditions
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    • "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
    • "Conditions Good, Says President."

    • 1929-10-26
    • This article reports that the nation's financial condition is sound despite the stock market crash on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The fundamental business of the country is on a sound and profitable basis, President Hoover asserted Friday, in a...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "It Means a New Constitution."

    • 1900-08-10
    • This article comments on the Democratic victories in the recent election: "In our judgment, the result means a new Constitution for Alabama...The present one is out of date, imperfect and unfitted to present conditions...The perplexing, menacing...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Negroes' Most Urgent Needs."

    • 1955-03
    • Flier issued by African American citizens in Montgomery, Alabama, to expose the injustices and unacceptable living conditions affecting their community.
    • 2009-09-11
    • "Selma's 'bloody Sunday' recalled after 10 years."

    • 1975-03-02
    • This article from the Mobile Press-Register recounts the events of "Bloody Sunday," which some citizens claim "hastened the passage of the voting rights act by Congress" in 1965. It then examines current conditions for African Americans in the...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Stock Collapse Hits Cotton, Grain."

    • 1929-10-24
    • "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."...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Stocks Dip to Lows After Rally from Panicky Sales."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports than an Iowan senator has predicted nationwide panic and bankruptcy because of the ongoing declines on Wall Street. The article also describes stock market conditions after "Black Tuesday," mentioning efforts by financial...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Agree That Business is Sound."

    • 1929-10-29
    • This article reports that the country's financial leaders do not believe that the stock market crash will have long-lasting negative effects on business: "All business and industrial leaders and all persons in official positions whose opinion is...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • 1902-11-09
    • This article reports that state convicts will no longer be leased to coal mines in Alabama: "This determination has been brought about by the advice of Physician Inspector Bragg, who says a change in conditions is necessary to preserve the life and...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wet Marchers Pass Halfway Point."

    • 1965-03-23
    • This article from the Alabama Journal discusses the progress of the Selma to Montgomery March, describing conditions of the road and campsites; distances walked each day; protection provided by the National Guard; the leaders of the demonstration;...
    • 2011-01-13
    • ALABAMA CITY: ITS LOCATION AND THE ADVANTAGES IT OFFERS THE WORKINGMAN.

    • 1907-00-00
    • Pamphlet published by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to attract potential employees to the area: "The object of this booklet is to bring to your attention conditions, as they exist in Alabama City,--all of the above being exactly as represented...
    • 2009-09-04
    • Excerpt from THE CHEROKEE REMOVAL: A BRIEF HISTORY WITH DOCUMENTS.

    • 1995-00-00
    • This passage gives an account of the 1838 removal by Rebecca Neugin, who was three years old at the time. She mentions the possessions they carried, and she describes the traveling and living conditions during the journey. These memories were...
    • 2009-09-04
    • Excerpt from VICISSITUDES IN THE WILDERNESS, the journal of Peggy Dow.

    • 1833-00-00
    • In the excerpt Peggy Dow discusses passing through present-day Alabama with her husband, Lorenzo, an itinerant preacher from Connecticut. She describes the landscape, accommodations, traveling conditions, and acquaintances met along the way. She...
    • 2009-06-25
    • Excerpts from VOICES FROM ALABAMA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY MOSAIC.

    • 1993-00-00
    • In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
    • 2009-06-25

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