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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
    • 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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    • 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
    • Testimony and deposition from the treason trial of William Earles.

    • 1837
    • Earles pleads not guilty to the charge of treason against the state of Alabama; he was indicted because of his close association with the Creek Indians in the eastern part of the state. Six witnesses provide statements about his acquaintance with...
    • Q31330 - Q31340
    • The Dallas Gazette, volume 15, number 42.

    • 1858 August 13
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
    • Q26938 - Q26941
    • The Dallas Gazette, volume 15, number 43.

    • 1858 August 20
    • The issue includes advertisements and articles on the following topics: goods and services offered by local businesses; death, marriage, and legal notices; local events; news about social, medical, agricultural, political, economic, and military...
    • Q26942 - Q26945
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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
    • "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
    • 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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    • Report on the number of indigent families in Conecuh County, Alabama.

    • 1865 November 23
    • The report lists the number of women and children in each family and ends with the following assessment by the probate judge: "It is impossible almost to enumerate the diferent [sic] reasons or causes of the indigence of these families the greater...
    • Q12042 - Q12043
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • "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
    • 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 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 41 through 60.

    • 1932 May 8 - September 18
    • The following articles are included: 41) "A Dozen Old Alabama Towns"; 42) "Sparta, in Conecuh"; 43) "Old LaGrange College"; 44) "Echoes of the Spanish Trail"; 45) "Alabama's First Mail Rider"; 46) "Horse Shoe Robinson of Alabama"; 47) "The Central...
    • Q55365 - Q55405
    • 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
    • Numbers 61 through 80.

    • 1932 September 25 - 1933 February 5
    • The following articles are included: 61) "Some Legislatures I Have Known"; 62) "Benton and Vicinity"; 63) "Some Rare Alabama Books"; 64) "Tyrone Power in Alabama"; 65) "Some Alabama Place-Names"; 66) "In Memory of Carolyn"; 67) "Malee in Autauga...
    • Q55406 - Q55441
    • Numbers 81 through 100.

    • 1933 February 12 - June 25
    • The following articles are included: 81) "The Davis Family in Montgomery"; 82) "Pots of Gold"; 83) "Designs on Indian Pots"; 84) "Old Towns in Autauga"; 85) "The Churchyard at Salem"; 86) "Pole Cat Springs"; 87) "Old Days in Chambers"; 88)...
    • Q55442 - Q55482
    • 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

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