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  • Description: labor
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    • "Civil Rights in Alabama."

    • 1874
    • In this message to the United States House of Representatives, President Ulysses S. Grant presents a statement he received from a group of African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama, who had assembled to discuss the "grave and menacing dangers that...
    • 2010-07-15
    • "Mill Workers Go on a Strike."

    • 1934-07-13
    • "Dwight Cotton Mills First of Alabama Textiles to Meet Labor Tie-Up." This article lists the workers' demands and mentions that representatives of the textile union will soon meet to discuss the possibility of a statewide strike.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Negroes Riot in Gadsden to Protest Doom."

    • 1931-04-10
    • 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...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "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...
    • 2012-01-27
    • "Predict Record Vote for Boykin."

    • 1948-04-30
    • This article voices confidence in Boykin's campaign and mentions his stand on issues such as labor, industry, veterans, agriculture, and civil rights. From The Mobile Veterans News.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "Roberts Says Loss Is Heavy."

    • 1934-07-17
    • This article discusses the proposed statewide textile strike and its effects. Scott Roberts, president of the Alabama Cotton Manufacturing Association, reports that mill owners may choose to close their businesses temporarily, before employees can...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Stand Up For America."

    • 1968
    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1968 presidential campaign. The publication gives biographical details and notes about Wallace's political accomplishments. Issues discussed include labor, states' rights, crime, Vietnam, and constitutional...
    • 2012-01-27
    • "Statement by Mr. Boykin."

    • 1935-04-07
    • This statement was written during Boykin's first campaign. In it he addresses issues such as labor, industry, internal improvements, and veteran benefits.
    • 2009-09-15
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • 1902-11-09
    • This article reports that state convicts will no longer be leased to coal mines in Alabama: "This determination has been brought about by the advice of Physician Inspector Bragg, who says a change in conditions is necessary to preserve the life and...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America."

    • 1861-04-10
    • This article discusses the ratification of the Confederate constitution and the recent formation of the Confederate States. It defends secession, praises the actions and intent of the people, and predicts a bright future for the new government:...
    • 2010-01-25
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses the "highlights and achievements" of the previous Wallace administrations (both his and Lurleen's), ending with their commitment to the "American Way of Life". The...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It focuses on his commitment to the "working people" and his cooperation with organized labor: "Wallace is first with labor because Wallace puts labor first!"
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Wallace for Governor: 'Our kind of man.'"

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    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses his stance on issues such as taxation, medical service, public education, gender equality ("Alabama's women will have their rightful place in state government"),...
    • 2010-11-08
    • "Workers--White and Negro Unite to Win!"

    • 1934
    • Advertisement for a May Day rally sponsored by the International Labor Defense, to be held Birmingham, Alabama, on May 1. The flier encourages unity among workers of both races to "Defy the terror and Jim Crow orders of the bosses" and to resist...
    • 2011-01-13

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