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    • Excerpts from VOICES FROM ALABAMA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY MOSAIC.

    • 1993
    • In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
    • Q12364 - Q12368
    • Pages from the manuscript of BOYS OF THE 90'S by Thomas Klinge.

    • 1975 circa
    • In this autobiography, Klinge describes notable people and events in the history of Montgomery, Alabama. The pages included here mention William Jennings Bryan's visit to Montgomery, the election of President William McKinley, a yellow fever...
    • Q11155 - Q11164
    • Letter from Charles A. Lindbergh to Governor George Wallace.

    • 1973 October 28
    • In the letter Lindbergh discusses his recent visit to Alabama for the National Veterans' Day ceremonies in Birmingham, Alabama. He compliments Wallace for his hospitality, and he expresses appreciation for the award he received. A transcript is...
    • Q36932
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Dickie and Lee Boykin.

    • 1961 March 27
    • When Frank sent this letter to his grandsons, he enclosed a photograph taken at his birthday party. The letter describes that photo, which included many notable figures from Washington, D.C.
    • Q5932 - Q5933
    • "Oath Davis Took In '61 Is Repeated."

    • 1961 February 19
    • This article describes the Civil War centennial celebration in Montgomery, Alabama, with an emphasis on the reenactment of the inauguration of Jefferson Davis. Several images of the event are included. From The Clarion-Ledger of Jacksonville,...
    • Q14230 - Q14231
    • Letter from President Harry S. Truman to Frank W. Boykin.

    • 1950 July 7
    • This letter thanks Boykin for the complimentary speech he recently gave about the president. Also included is a copy of the speech, "Stand by the President." In it Boykin praises Truman for his success in ending the war, acknowledges problems...
    • Q6243 - Q6246
    • "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
    • Letter from Julius Frank Hardeman to his wife, Henri Etta.

    • 1951 September 15
    • During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he explains that most of his company will be transferred to the 3rd Battalion. He also mentions African American soldiers, referring to the integration of the...
    • Q15070, Q15078 - Q15080
    • Letter from Julius Frank Hardeman to his wife, Henri Etta.

    • 1951 September 2
    • During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he describes the equipment that has been issued to the soldiers. A transcript of the letter is included.
    • Q15069, Q15075 - Q15077
    • Letter from Julius Frank Hardeman to his wife, Henri Etta.

    • 1951 September 1
    • During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he discusses the behavior of his fellow soldiers at Camp Drake in Japan. Against orders, many of the men have been sneaking away at night and hiring prostitutes in...
    • Q15068 - Q15069, Q15073 - Q15074
    • Letter from Julius Frank Hardeman to his wife, Henri Etta.

    • 1951 August 16
    • During the Korean War, Hardeman served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. In the letter he describes leaving the United States with his regiment: "Baby, I just got up to take a look, last look for a while, at the U.S.A. faiding [sic] away in the fog....
    • Q15067, Q15071 - Q15072
    • Osceola's Skull May Have Burned In Paris Fire.

    • 1951 February 5
    • This article from the Spartanburg Journal discusses the argument between South Carolina and Florida over the proper burial place for Chief Osceola's remains. It mentions that his skull was stolen from the grave and was once in the possession of Dr....
    • Q38022 - Q38023
    • "S.C., Fla. Argue Over Bones Of Indian Chief."

    • 1951
    • This article discusses the argument between the states "over the final resting place of Seminole chief Osceola." Osceola died in prison in South Carolina, where he was buried, but representatives of Florida want his remains to be returned to their...
    • Q38024 - Q38026
    • Numbers 841 through 860.

    • 1949 July 3 - 1949 November 20
    • The following articles are included: 841) "Lieutenant Creagh's Commission"; 842) "Teachers' Pay Meagre Today, but That of 1891 Ridiculous"; 843) "1854 Alabama Medical Guide Partial to Cayenne Pepper"; 844) "French Liberation Celebrated at City...
    • Q58685 - Q58715
    • Numbers 821 through 840.

    • 1949 February 13 - 1949 June 26
    • The following articles are included: 821) "Historians Question Grant of Latchwa, Alligator Area"; 822) "Valentine-Making once Art; Their Evolution since 1667"; 823) "Postman Had 146-Mile Route to Cover by Horse in 1835"; 824) "Claiborne's Light...
    • Q58659 - Q58684
    • "Eight Alabama Soldiers Gain Highest Award."

    • 1948 December 19
    • Article from The Montgomery Advertiser about the eight Alabamians who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor: from the Civil War, Richard Taylor; from the Philippine Insurrection, Gordon Johnston; from World War I, Sidney E. Manning; from...
    • Q14165 - Q14167
    • Numbers 801 through 820.

    • 1948 September 12 - 1949 February 6
    • The following articles are included: 801) "The Lady Slocomb of Alabama"; 802) "Old Book Dealers"; 803) "Confederate Reunion"; 804) "Joe Brown Pikes"; 805) "Pensacola to Columbus Railroad"; 806) "Dead County Seats in Autauga"; 807) "Solomon...
    • Q58628 - Q58658
    • H.R. 3096.

    • 1947 April 17
    • This bill, introduced by Boykin, proposes to amend the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938. Also included is a press release from Boykin's office explaining the terms and reasons for the bill.
    • Q6434 - Q6436
    • Numbers 741 through 760.

    • 1946 October 31 - 1947 October 5
    • The following articles are included: 741) "Cigarette Pictures"; 742) "Polly and Peggy Bailey"; 743) "Taxes"; 744) "Cigar Bands"; 745) "The Republican Editors"; 746) "Christmas Celebrations"; 747) "The Days of Augusta, Alabama"; 748) "Kendall...
    • Q57973 - Q58000, Q58501 - Q58528
    • Numbers 721 through 740.

    • 1945 November 18 - 1946 October 20
    • The following articles are included: 721) "Official Residences"; 722) "'Ernest Linwood,' and Others"; 723) "Early Railroads"; 724) "Measuring Time and Distance"; 725) "Lost Towns"; 726) "Pistols and Bottles"; 727) "Cigarette Papers"; 728) "Writing...
    • Q57931 - Q57972
    • Numbers 701 through 720.

    • 1945 April 23 - 1945 October 21
    • The following articles are included: 701) "Echoes of the McGillivrays"; 702) "The Port of Gosport"; 703) "Historic Wall Paper"; 704) "Victory Gardens"; 705) "Rosebud, Alabama Postoffice"; 706) "New Echota in the Cherokee Nation"; 707) "Living...
    • Q57891 - Q57930
    • Numbers 681 through 700.

    • 1944 October 16 - 1945 April 16
    • The following articles are included: 681) "Accent"; 682) "'A Glorious Old Genius'"; 683) "Weeds"; 684) "Echoes of Col. Pickett"; 684 1/2) "Chromolithos"; 685) "Christmas Celebrations"; 686) "Other Gaines Reminiscences"; 687) "Old Time Drug...
    • Q57851 - Q57890
    • Numbers 661 through 680.

    • 1944 April 24 - 1944 October 9
    • The following articles are included: 661) "Major Short's Visit in 1809"; 662) "Tin Cans"; 663) "The Valley of Pigeon Creek"; 664) "The Fair"; 667) "The Town Clock"; 666) "Jefferson Davis and Montgomery"; 667) "Cotaco Valley"; 668) "LaFayette's...
    • Q57812 - Q57850
    • Numbers 641 through 660.

    • 1943 November 28 - 1944 April 17
    • The following articles are included: 641) "Old Pucpuggy"; 642) "The Origin of Certain Words"; 643) "A Penny for Your Thoughts"; 644) "That Leaping Lion"; 645) "Four Centuries of Towassa"; 646) "The Third United States Regulars"; 647) "Abbeville...
    • Q57772 - Q57811
    • Numbers 621 through 640.

    • 1943 July 11 - 1943 November 24
    • The following articles are included: 621) "Key of Dudleyville"; 622) "Southern League Days"; 623) "The Jeffersonian"; 624) "Brazil's Bull's Eye"; 625) "Opinions of Us"; 626) "Eye-Glasses"; 627) "The Business Office of the Whig"; 628) "Yellow Fever...
    • Q57731 - Q57771
    • Numbers 601 through 620.

    • 1943 February 21 - 1943 July 4
    • The following articles are included: 601) "What Is in a Name?"; 602) "Out of the Sepulga Swamps"; 603) "Local Sentiment"; 604) "More Weather"; 605) "Doctor Palmer of Wilcox"; 606) "Lotteries"; 607) "From Camp Martin to Orizaba"; 608) "Silently...
    • Q57690 - Q57730
    • Numbers 581 through 600.

    • 1942 October 4 - 1943 February 14
    • The following articles are included: 581) "Company M, of the First"; 582) "Frank Holt - a Tradition"; 583) "The Lady Slocomb"; 584) "Pipe Dreams"; 585) "Tuckabatchee Is No More"; 586) "A New Yorker in the Confederate Army in 1862"; 587) "Whale's...
    • Q57651 - Q57689
    • "Weaker Sex? Not Any More, Brother."

    • 1942 June 10
    • This article, by Virginia Van Der Veer, discusses the women from Alabama ("affectionately dubbed 'them wacky women' by regular soldiers") who applied to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps at Fort McClellan; it describes the selection process and...
    • Q25013
    • Numbers 561 through 580.

    • 1942 May 17 - 1942 September 27
    • The following articles are included: 561) "Whale's Rifles"; 562) "Horse Doctors"; 563) "Tall Tales"; 564) "Big Sandy"; 565) "The Home Guard"; 566) "The Road from Tuscaloosa"; 567) "Powder Horns"; 568) "Service Men--and Women"; 569) "Some Gaines...
    • Q57612 - Q57650
    • Numbers 541 through 560.

    • 1941 December 28 - 1942 May 10
    • The following articles are included: 541) "The Sabbath Day at Ottossee"; 542) "Parades"; 543) "Beauty Hints"; 544) "Russell and the War"; 545) "Don't Worry"; 546) "Save Your Money"; 547) "The Romance of Being Educated"; 548) "Congressional...
    • Q57571 - Q57611

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