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    • "A Tribute to Two Leaders."

    • 1967-09-28
    • Robert Sikes submitted the statement in this issue of the Congressional Record as a tribute to both Frank Boykin and Ed Ball. It includes a letter and an article from Boykin, which praise Ball for his philanthropic work.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Alabama Council Newsletter," Volume 3, Number 1.

    • 1957-06-00
    • This newsletter was published by the Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc., "An Organization to Attain, Through Research and Action, Equal Opportunities for All People of Alabama." This issue includes articles on "segregation by intimidation"...
    • 2010-01-28
    • "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
    • "Homes Searched! Stores Searched!"

    • 1909
    • "White Men Thrown Into Jail With Negro Criminals, Their Baggage Seized and Searched. For What?" Broadside opposing the proposed prohibition amendment to the Alabama constitution; it includes statements from several Alabama citizens whose property...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "Miners, Fight To Win! Steel Workers, Strike!"

    • 1934
    • Flier issued by the Communist Party in Birmingham, Alabama, urging local steel industry employees ("Working men and women, white and Negro!") to join the general miners' strike: "The miners' strike must be won! They can win the war against the NRA...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "The Hoosier Club Plan."

    • 1921-02-10
    • Advertisement for Hoosier cabinets sold at the Jacobs store in Birmingham, Alabama: "This plan enables you to place one of the famous Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets in your home on payment of ONE DOLLAR--balance payable on club plan terms of convenient...
    • 2011-11-21
    • "This Is 'Small Business' Sentiment Toward Boykin."

    • 1948-04-29
    • This political advertisement emphasizes Boykin's work on behalf of small businesses. It includes a letter from the chairman of the Conference of American Small Business Organizations. From The Citronelle Call.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Underwood and Prohibition."

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Underwood Campaign Committee for Alabama, during Senator Oscar Underwood's run for president of the United States. The publication defends his position on the prohibition issue; while Underwood originally opposed the...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "Vote for Frank W. Boykin."

    • 1938-04-24
    • This political advertisement lists the members of Boykin's campaign committee and includes messages written by his supporters. From The Mobile Press-Register.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "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
    • "Wacs Take Over Soldiers' Work At Ft. McClellan, Do An Excellent Job."

    • 1944-05-14
    • This article discusses the activities and duties of the Women's Army Corps at Fort McClellan in Alabama; it includes photographs of the WACs at work, as well as interviews with women in several different departments on the base. "The WACs are...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Wallace for All Alabama."

    • 1970-05-00
    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It lists "Seven Proven Reasons Why Wallace Can Do More for You as Governor!" These include his experience, leadership and motivation; plans to continue his wife's programs ("which...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Who Is the State of Alabama?"

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Statewide Campaign Committee for the Abolishment of the Convict Contract System, explaining why the campaign has failed thus far: "No successful effort was made to develop a comprehensive system of employing convicts then...
    • 2009-09-30
    • Advertisements for the Montevallo Cash Store.

    • 1937-10
    • The advertisements lists specific products and their prices, including livestock feed, produce, meat, canned goods, and baking ingredients. The first ad appeared on October 14 and the second ad (which also includes prices for the Buck Creek Cash...
    • 2010-07-27

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