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  • Description: news
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    • "Alabama at the Front."

    • 1944-06-25
    • Page from the Montgomery Advertiser giving news and pictures of Alabamians serving in World War II.
    • 2009-09-18
    • "Court's march order ends at Capitol."

    • 1965-03-24
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the extent of the order issued by U.S. District Judge Frank M. Johnson, which permitted and protected the Selma to Montgomery March: "The order.stops short of approving plans for a demonstration on...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "Gulf City Guards at Camp Clark."

    • 1898-05-07
    • This article discusses activities and news at Camp Clark in Mobile, Alabama, where the men are preparing to fight in the Spanish-American War. Two companies from Mobile are supposed to join the camp, but only one has reported as planned.
    • 2010-07-27
    • "In Honor of the Governor."

    • 1898-05-09
    • This article discusses activities and news in two military camps in Mobile, Alabama, in preparation for the Spanish-American War; the second camp, named after Governor Joseph F. Johnston, has only recently been established. It also mentions efforts...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Local Military Matters."

    • 1898-05-11
    • This article discusses activities and news in the three military camps in Mobile, Alabama, where the men are preparing to fight in the Spanish-American War. It specifically mentions one soldier (of the Montgomery Greys) who fainted from the heat...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Local Regiment to Enter Camp."

    • 1898-05-05
    • This article discusses activities and news at Camp Clark in Mobile, Alabama, where the men are preparing to fight in the Spanish-American War. Two companies from Mobile will soon join the camp, and one soldier (of the Montgomery Greys) was recently...
    • 2010-07-27
    • "Negro voter may cast deciding ballot Tuesday."

    • 1966-11-06
    • This article from the Birmingham News discusses the role of African American voters in Alabama's upcoming gubernatorial election. It examines the factors that will influence the "power of the Negro vote" in the three-way contest, including voter...
    • 2011-01-13
    • "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
    • "Senator Bankhead Votes 'No.'"

    • 1909-11-09
    • This leaflet reprints a letter that Senator John H. Bankhead wrote to Frank V. Evans, editor of The Walker County News. In it he explains why he does not support the proposed prohibition amendment to the Alabama constitution. He argues that...
    • 2010-04-23
    • "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
    • "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
    • Incomplete letter from Bolling Hall, Jr., to his father in Alabama.

    • 1861
    • From May 1861 to early 1862 Bolling Hall, Jr., served in the 6th Alabama Infantry. In the letter he describes a recent battle ("one of the most complete victories ever gained"), which took place on a Sunday: "It was certainly an eventful day. The...
    • 2011-07-06
    • Incomplete letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he expresses his happiness at learning of the birth of his daughter, and he tells of his desire to return...
    • 2010-01-28
    • Incomplete letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses life in camp, acquaintances in his regiment ("mainly composed of very trifling & low bred...
    • 2010-01-28

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