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    • "Advertising Acceptability Standards" for The New York Times.

    • "Advertising Acceptability Standards" for The New York Times.

    • 1960-04-01

    • The pamphlet begins with the following policy statement: "The New York Times endeavors to exclude misleading, inaccurate and fraudulent advertisements and unfair competitive statements in advertising. The chief purpose of this policy of The Times...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • 1960-04-08

    • Article from The New York Times that discusses reaction to an advertisement published by the paper, requesting funds for the legal defense of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alabamians are indignant about claims the ad made against state officials and...

    • 2010-07-27
    • "An Act Regulating Indian Affairs" in the state of Georgia.

    • "An Act Regulating Indian Affairs" in the state of Georgia.

    • 1835

    • The act makes six provisions for dealing with the Cherokee Indian population of the state during the period of removal. First, it stipulates that U.S. citizens will not be allowed to emigrate to Indian reservations, include those Indians who were...

    • 2010-11-12
    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • "An Old Man A Convict."

    • 1901-04-28

    • Letter from James Foster, a 68-year-old prisoner in Wetumpka, Alabama, to Governor W. J. Samford. In the letter Foster asks the governor to grant him parole. He acknowledges his guilt but argues that his good behavior makes him a worthy candidate...

    • 2010-04-23
    • "Everything Is Made for Love (in Alabama)."

    • "Everything Is Made for Love (in Alabama)."

    • 1967-00-00

    • This song, a collaborative work by Boykin and two other men, sets the representative's favorite saying to music. Boykin spoke, wrote, and shouted it, so it was appropriate for him to sing "Everything is made for love" as well.

    • 2009-09-15
    • "Friendly Creek Indians."

    • "Friendly Creek Indians."

    • 1833

    • Report submitted to the United States House of Representatives by Dixon Hall Lewis of the Committee on Indian Affairs. The committee requests "relief for certain Creek Indians of mixed blood, within the State of Alabama; and also the petitions of...

    • 2010-07-15
    • "Jim Crow Cars."

    • "Jim Crow Cars."

    • 1900-07-24

    • This article responds to a prediction in The Springfield Republican (a newspaper in Massachusetts) that segregated public transportation in the South would not succeed due to economic pressures: "The Republican takes the position that the...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • "Losses--Late War with Creek Indians, Alabama."

    • 1838

    • Report issued by the Committee of Claims of the United States House of Representatives, in response to a request made by the Alabama legislature after the recent Creek War: "...many of the citizens of Alabama...have been subjected to great...

    • 2010-07-15
    • "Orville Wright Plans Changes."

    • "Orville Wright Plans Changes."

    • 1910-03-26

    • This article explains that upcoming trial flights at the training camp in Montgomery, Alabama, may be delayed because of adjustments made to the design of the aircraft. The article also discusses the admittance of visitors to the camp: "After the...

    • 2010-06-09
    • "Removal of the Capital."

    • "Removal of the Capital."

    • 1861-05-22

    • This article responds to rumors that the Confederate capital will be moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia. The author argues that no change should be made because Montgomery is a central location with access to river and railroads;...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "Separation of Races."

    • "Separation of Races."

    • 1902-11-04

    • This article reports the reactions of both African American and white citizens to the new ordinance requiring segregation on Montgomery street cars: "As a rule no trouble was experienced and the only thing noticeable was the absence of negroes from...

    • 2010-01-25
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • "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
    • "Washington Seeks to Keep People of U.S. in Cool Mind."

    • "Washington Seeks to Keep People of U.S. in Cool Mind."

    • 1915-05-08

    • This article describes the response of United States citizens and government officials to the news about the Lusitania: "The most significant feature of the situation created in America by the sinking of the Lusitania, as viewed by official...

    • 2010-04-23
    • "Who Is the State of Alabama?"

    • "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

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