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

    • 1911-1917
    • 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...
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    • "Advertising Acceptability Standards" for The New York Times.

    • 1960 April 1
    • 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...
    • Q25050 - Q25057
    • "B on Hand During the Fair."

    • 1917 November
    • 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...
    • Q57167 - Q57168
    • "Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

    • 1865 May 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...
    • Q69411
    • "Hear What I Say."

    • 1917 November
    • 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,...
    • Q57169 - Q57170
    • "Heed Their Rising Voices."

    • 1960 March 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...
    • Q25058 - Q25060, Q25068
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931 April 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...
    • Q24943
    • "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...
    • Q36100 - Q36115
    • "Revolting in Last Degree in Story of Girls."

    • 1931 March 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...
    • Q24896, Q24900
    • "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...
    • Q58209 - Q58216
    • "Voter lists up by 31% after federal drive."

    • 1966 October 2
    • 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...
    • Q34221
    • "Where Wallace Stands."

    • 1968
    • 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...
    • Q12968 - Q12974
    • Alabama Constitution of 1819.

    • 1819 August 2
    • 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...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1861.

    • 1861 January 7
    • 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:...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1865.

    • 1865 September 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;...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1868.

    • 1867 November 5
    • 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...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1875.

    • 1875 October 6
    • 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...
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    • Alabama Constitution of 1901.

    • 1901 September 3
    • 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...
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    • Constitution of the Confederate States of America.

    • 1861
    • The following note is written at the top of the first page: "Permanent Constitution as reported by the Committee, with the amendments thereto as made by the Congress, C.S.A. Arranged by Alex. B. Clitherall, Asst Sec'y Congress C.S.A. from the...
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    • Handwritten lyrics to four songs by Hank Williams.

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    • The lyrics are for the following songs: "I Heard You Crying in Your Sleep," "Dear Brother," "The Blues Come Around," and "When You're Tired of Breaking Others' Hearts." Several of the pieces include notes that read, "Hank own hand writing."
    • Q58173 - Q58176
    • Letter from Marie Owen to her niece, Tallulah Bankhead.

    • 1932 August 6
    • In the letter Owen admonishes her niece for her recent interview with Gladys Hall of Motion Picture magazine, and she comments on the status of Tallulah's career: "Now of course I take it for granted that you were having a lark with the reporter...
    • Q15151 - Q15152
    • Letter from R. G. Chambliss  in Macon, Georgia.

    • 1865 February 18
    • During the Civil War, Chambliss served in Goldthwaite's Battery. In the letter he asks for a furlough and explains that he has "furnished an approved recruit" to serve during his absence. Following the letter are two certificates, one from a...
    • Q38455 - Q38457
    • List of casualties from Alabama during World War I.

    • 1917-1918
    • The list is arranged by county and gives the following information for each man: name, hometown, serial number, and race. (After Winston County is a "Miscellaneous-File." Some of the men shown here are Alabamians, but most are from other states or...
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    • Mobile Gazette and Commercial Advertiser, volume 3, number 66.

    • 1820 June 7
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; legal notices and estate sales; national and international political, economic, and military news; public land sales in Alabama...
    • Q26140 - Q26143
    • Numbers 1 through 20.

    • 1931 July 26 - December 13
    • The following articles are included: 1) "Andrew Jackson on the Coosa"; 2) "John Tate, the British Colonel"; 3) "Gosse, the Naturalist"; 4) "Court Street Church and Some of Its Preachers"; 5) "A Virginia Refugee in Alabama"; 6) "Old Augusta"; 7)...
    • Q55293 - Q55326
    • Numbers 101 through 120.

    • 1933 July 2 - 1933 November 19
    • The following articles are included: 101) "The Smithy at Tuckabahchi"; 102) "'Bad Luck'"; 103) "Around by Rockford"; 104) "Mount Meigs"; 105) "Quilts"; 106) "'Charm Strings'"; 107) "Northwest from Tuskegee"; 107 1/2) "Fort Claiborne"; 108) "Red...
    • Q55483 - Q55500, Q56001 - Q56026
    • Numbers 121 through 140.

    • 1933 November 26 - 1934 April 8
    • The following articles are included: 121) "Old Montgomery Ads"; 122) "Mordecai's Jug"; 123) "Feryda, the Levantine"; 124) "Umbrellas"; 125) "In the Looking-Glass Country"; 126) "Alabama Prehistory"; 127) "Nanipacna"; 128) "America's Contribution...
    • Q56027 - Q56064, Q56214 - Q56215
    • Numbers 141 through 180.

    • 1934 April 15 - August 26
    • The following articles are included: 141) "The 'Hill' in Baldwin"; 142) "Spring Tonics"; 143) "Cannon"; 144) "The House of Panton"; 145) "Alabama Jewelers of Other Days"; 146) "Jim Boy"; 147) "Valley Creek Academy"; 148) "Old Opelika"; 149)...
    • Q56216 - Q56257
    • Numbers 181 through 180.

    • 1934 September 2 - 1935 January 13
    • The following articles are included: 161) "Old Sand Fort"; 162) "Crimson and White"; 163) "Good Hope Male and Female Academy"; 164) "Nathan Jackson, My Friend"; 165) "Lowndesborough"; 166) "Dayton in Marengo"; 167) "Hodgsons Manual of '71"; 168)...
    • Q56258 - Q56295
    • Numbers 181 through 200.

    • 1935 January 20 - 1935 June 2
    • The following articles are included: 181) "DeKalb in Other Days"; 182) "Rawhide Bottom Chairs"; 183) "The Town at Ten Mile Bluff"; 184) "Huntingdon College"; 185) "Valentines"; 186) "Old Blakeley"; 187) "Red Striped Coconut Bars"; 188) "Megargel";...
    • Q56296 - Q56334
    • Numbers 21 through 40.

    • 1931 December 21 - 1932 May 1
    • The following articles are included: 21) "Other Christmas Days"; 22) "Fort Williams on the Coosa"; 23) "The Days of Fort Dale"; 24) "Sequoyah, the Cherokee"; 25) "Fort Mitchell Cemetery"; 26) "Alabama's Indian Name Postoffices"; 27) "Isaac Smith,...
    • Q55327 - Q55364
    • Numbers 261 through 280.

    • 1936 August 9 - 1936 December 20
    • The following articles are included: 261) "The Thomas Welch House"; 262) "LaTourette's Map of Alabama"; 263) "Wyman Street"; 264) "Alabama Territorial Post Offices"; 265) "Centennials and Centennials"; 266) "Colonel John Edmondson's House"; 267)...
    • Q56455 - Q56482, Q56485 - Q56500
    • Numbers 281 through 300.

    • 1936 December 27 - 1937 May 9
    • The following articles are included: 281) "Equality in Coosa"; 282) "Old Time Remedies"; 283) "Historic Old Prints"; 284) "Old Post Offices in St. Clair County"; 285) "'Kittles'"; 286) "Fort Barron"; 287) "Steamboat Landing"; 288) "Confederate...
    • Q56564 - Q56603
    • Numbers 301 through 320.

    • 1937 May 16 - 1937 September 26
    • The following articles are included: 301) "First Annual Meeting of the Alabama Historical Society"; 302) "Commodity Prices in Montgomery in 1836"; 303) "Suggsville, Where Airplanes Were to Be Built"; 304) "York, in Sumter"; 305) "Fort Stonewall at...
    • Q56604 - Q56644

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