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    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863-12-27
    • 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.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "483 Acres / Chattahooche Land for Sale."

    • 1849-10-16
    • 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.")....
    • 2009-08-24
    • "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
    • "B on Hand During the Fair."

    • 1917-11
    • 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...
    • 2014-06-18
    • "California Bound."

    • 1849-10-16
    • 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...
    • 2009-08-24
    • "Flying Squadrons Closing Down Mills."

    • 1934-09-07
    • This article discusses the involvement of transient union members in Southern mills during the nationwide textile strike: "Flying squadrons are closing down mills in the south and east when there is a small minority of union operatives in any plant...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Get Out the Vote."

    • 1924
    • Flier from the Alabama League of Women Voters, encouraging citizens to vote on November 4, 1924. It explains who is eligible to vote and gives reasons for participating in the election (for example, "Non-voters take the advantages and shirk the...
    • 2009-09-30
    • "Hear What I Say."

    • 1917-11
    • 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,...
    • 2014-06-18
    • "Law Abiding Democrats to the Front!"

    • 1877
    • Leaflet addressed to Democrats in Dallas County, Alabama, urging them to vote for the "good and true men" of the party, who will not resort to illegal methods to gain political power: "They will tell you, that when bad men are elected to office,...
    • 2009-06-25
    • "Lest We Forget": The Record of Alabama's Own.

    • 1919-00-00
    • "This illustrated souvenir history of the military and naval activities participated in by the units largely made of Alabamians is made possible by the generous co-operation of Mobile business men and merchants. The history is published as a...
    • 2014-10-24
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931-04-10
    • This article discusses the rioting in the Etowah County jail by eight of the "Scottsboro Boys," who had been convicted and given the death penalty: "When finally quieted and asked what was the matter, one of the negroes replied, 'We just don't like...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Present Position of Alabama."

    • 1849-04-06
    • Letter from Daniel Pratt in Prattville, Alabama, in which he discusses the need for stable banks and financial incentives to draw manufacturers and capitalists to the state. He points out that much of Alabama's potential business is lost to other...
    • 2009-09-18
    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • 1931-03-26
    • This article gives details about the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys" and their alleged assault of Ruby Bates and Victoria Price ("one of the most horrible ever perpetrated in the United States"). Three National Guard companies were called up to...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Rooms of the Republican Executive Committee!"

    • 1872
    • Flier announcing the candidates for legislative office, which were chosen at a recent meeting of the Dallas County committee. Also included is a list of times and locations of meetings that will be held "[i]n order that all may be more enlightened...
    • 2009-06-25
    • "Sale by Executor."

    • 1864-11-20
    • 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."
    • 2010-01-25

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