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    • "$30 Reward."

    • 1863-12-27
    • Advertisement offering a reward for the return of a Confederate soldier who ran away from Wayside Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama. The ad gives a full physical description.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "$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
    • "Accused Ravishing Huntsville Girls."

    • 1931-03-25
    • 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 brutal attacks in the history of the Tennessee Valley").
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Alpha 66" cards.

    • 1963-02-00
    • The top card gives the organization's mailing address and motto: "You can fight Castro, Communism through 'Alpha 66.'" The bottom card certifies Craig T. Sheldon's membership in the organization.
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Cars Not Boycotted."

    • 1900-08-16
    • This article describes the response of African American citizens to the ordinance recently passed by the Montgomery city council, which requires segregation on street cars. Although there is "no organized boycott," most African American preachers...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Experimental College: Hexes To Guerrilla Training."

    • 1968-09-25
    • This article discusses the opening of the New Alabama Experimental College in Tuscaloosa. The school "gives no tests, no lectures and no credit" but rather "exists to offer the student the chance to explore issues, questions and topics which he...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "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
    • "How the Nine Arrests at Scottsboro Were Effected."

    • 1931-03-26
    • This article gives an account of the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys," which was submitted by a traveling salesman. It describes the appearance and behavior of the nine young men and the two women they were accused of assaulting, and it mentions...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "It Takes Courage! Wallace Has It! Do You?"

    • 1968-00-00
    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1968 presidential campaign. The publication gives biographical details and notes about Wallace's political accomplishments, and it compares his views with those of the Democratic and Republican candidates....
    • 2009-09-04
    • "Many Issues Fall to Low Levels on Wave of Selling."

    • 1929-10-28
    • This article, written the day before "Black Tuesday," reports that "prices broke wide open" in the stock market during the day: "Many of the leaders sold close to the low levels established in last Thursday's dramatic collapse in prices, and some...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Official Score Book" of the Montgomery Base Ball Club.

    • 1914
    • The Montgomery Billikens were a minor league team and members of the Southern League. The book is full of advertisements (including many for alcohol), but it also gives game schedules, park rules, and score cards: "In preparing this Score Book we...
    • 2014-05-15
    • "President Truman Might Attend Fishing Rodeo."

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    • This article gives President Truman's response to an invitation to the annual deep sea fishing rodeo held at Dauphin Island. From The Mobile Press-Register.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Provisional Congress of the Confederate States."

    • 1861-02-13
    • This article gives the proceedings of the Confederate congress during the sixth and seventh days of its session. On the sixth day members took oaths of office; elected a president and vice president of the provisional government; and appointed...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Rep. Boykin Suggests Vets' Housing Meeting."

    • 1945-12-28
    • This article gives Boykin's views on housing for veterans, the disposal of battleships after war, and the implementation of the approved Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway proposal. From The Mobile Register.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "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
    • "Rush of Selling Brings History's Wildest Market."

    • 1929-10-25
    • This article gives a lively account of the stock market collapse on October 24 ("Black Thursday"): "The remarkable era of avid public speculation in stocks which has swept over the country during the past five years came to a climax today in the...
    • 2010-01-25

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