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    • Enrollment record for West End School in Montgomery, Alabama.

    • 1911
    • These pages record the individual students enrolled in different grades at the school. Each list gives the names of the students and their parents; their home addresses; the dates they entered school; and, when applicable, the dates and reasons for...
    • 2012-06-22
    • "Advertising Acceptability Standards" for The New York Times.

    • 1960-04-01
    • The pamphlet begins with the following policy statement: "The New York Times endeavors to exclude misleading, inaccurate and fraudulent advertisements and unfair competitive statements in advertising. The chief purpose of this policy of The Times...
    • 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
    • "Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

    • 1865-05-12
    • Dispatches originally published in the Atlanta Intelligencer on April 21 (shown here reprinted in the Alabama Beacon on May 12). These reports from Secretary of War Stanton, all dated April 15, give details and updates about the events surrounding...
    • 2014-10-20
    • "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
    • "Heed Their Rising Voices."

    • 1960-03-29
    • 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...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "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
    • "Platform of the American Independent Party."

    • 1968
    • Brochure issued during the 1968 presidential campaign of George Wallace. The publication describes the party's stance on the following issues: domestic policy; local government; the federal judiciary; private property; crime and disorder; cities...
    • 2012-01-27
    • "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
    • "Settlement of the Alabama Coal Miners Strike of 1920-1921."

    • 1921
    • The settlement is made up of the following sections: 1) "Agreement for submission of all matters in dispute to the governor of Alabama as sole arbitrator"; 2) "Report of committee appointed by arbitrator to ascertain facts and make...
    • 2014-06-18
    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • 1966-10-02
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the increase in the number of registered voters in Alabama following the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "It was an over-all gain of more than 31 per cent which affected the voter totals of virtually all...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Where Wallace Stands."

    • 1968-00-00
    • Series of fliers giving George Wallace's position on the following issues during the 1968 presidential campaign: Supreme Court appointments; honesty in government; Vietnam; government spending and the deficit; foreign aid; law enforcement; and open...
    • 2009-09-04
    • Alabama Constitution of 1819.

    • 1819-08-02
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: preamble; declaration of rights; distribution of powers; legislative department; executive department; militia; judicial department; education; impeachment; taxation; and slavery. The...
    • 2011-10-11
    • Alabama Constitution of 1861.

    • 1861-01-07
    • Also known as the "Secession Constitution." The preamble states that "We, the people of the State of Alabama, having separated ourselves from the government known as the United States of America..." The constitution includes the following articles:...
    • 2011-10-07
    • Alabama Constitution of 1865.

    • 1865-09-12
    • The constitution includes articles on the following subjects: declaration of rights; state boundaries and counties; distribution of powers of government; legislative department; executive department; judicial department; state and county officers;...
    • 2011-10-11
    • Alabama Constitution of 1868.

    • 1867-11-05
    • Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and was ratified in 1868. The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state...
    • 2011-10-11
    • Alabama Constitution of 1875.

    • 1875-10-06
    • Also known as the "Bourbon," "Conservative," or "Redeemer Constitution." The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; executive department; legislative...
    • 2011-10-07
    • Alabama Constitution of 1901.

    • 1901-09-03
    • The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state and county boundaries; distribution of powers of government; legislative department (including a a section on local legislation); executive department; judicial...
    • 2011-10-12

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