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  • Description: published
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    • "Lest We Forget": The Record of Alabama's Own.

    • 1919
    • "This illustrated souvenir history of the military and naval activities participated in by the units largely made of Alabamians is made possible by the generous co-operation of Mobile business men and merchants. The history is published as a...
    • Q78137 - Q78165
    • "Alabamians Assail Ad Backing Dr. King."

    • 1960 April 8
    • 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...
    • Q25047
    • "Citizens' Meeting at Odd Fellows' Hall."

    • 1865 April 22
    • Article reporting a meeting in Mobile, Alabama, at which "the oldest and most prominent citizens" decried the assassination of President Lincoln: "All differences of political opinion were, for the nonce buried, and with one accord the people...
    • Q69438
    • "Meeting of Chaplains."

    • 1865 May 6
    • Article reporting the organization of a new association for U.S. Army chaplains in Montgomery, Alabama. The group formed committees to arrange mourning services and adopt resolutions regarding the assassination of the president. The resolutions...
    • Q69424
    • "Mr. Davis and the Assassination."

    • 1865 July 3
    • Brief report of Jefferson Davis's response to the death of President Lincoln: "Mr. Davis said that he deplored the event, and trusted that an investigation would prove that no Southern man had any connection with it." Originally published in the...
    • Q69430
    • "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
    • "Important Correspondence. Shall a Lenient Policy Be Continued?"

    • 1865 May 8
    • Correspondence regarding a proposed policy of leniency toward citizens of Mississippi who wish to cooperate with the federal government. In the first letter, Brigadier General J. W. Davidson expresses concern that the strategy will not be adopted...
    • Q69441
    • "Death of Lincoln. Great Tragedy in Washington."

    • 1865 May 12
    • Dispatches originally published in the Atlanta Intelligencer on April 21 (shown here reprinted in the Alabama Beacon on May 12). These reports from Secretary of War Stanton, all dated April 15, give details and updates about the events surrounding...
    • Q69411
    • "Lincoln and Palmerston."

    • 1866 February 23
    • Editorial criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. In particular, the piece scoffs at the comparison drawn between Lincoln and Lord Palmerston of Great Britain: "This comparison is...
    • Q70346
    • "Frothy Grandiloquence."

    • 1866 February 23
    • Editorial criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Originally published in The New York World; reprinted in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 23, 1866.
    • Q70347
    • "The Assassination of the President."

    • 1865 May 1
    • Editorial published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on May 1, 1865, regarding the reported assassination of President Lincoln. Two weeks after the event, the accounts "begin to assume the semblance of truth." The author condemns the murder while...
    • Q69420
    • "The Assassination of Lincoln."

    • 1865 April 24
    • Editorials published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on April 24, 1865, discussing the reported deaths of President Lincoln and Secretary of State Seward. The first editorial denounces the assassinations, while still hoping "the entire story is a pure...
    • Q69416
    • "Signifcant [sic] Letter."

    • 1866 April 14
    • Excerpt of a letter from Ward Hill Lamon, former U.S. Marshal, to President Johnson. In it Lamon, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, explains the late president's plans for restoring the Union after the war: "I was made entirely certain by his own...
    • Q70338
    • "A French Criticism on the Bancroft Oration."

    • 1866 February 22
    • Excerpts from a French newspaper, criticizing the memorial address delivered by George Bancroft on the birthday of the late President Lincoln. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on February 22, 1866.
    • Q70345
    • Excerpt from VICISSITUDES IN THE WILDERNESS, the journal of Peggy Dow.

    • 1833
    • In the excerpt Peggy Dow discusses passing through present-day Alabama with her husband, Lorenzo, an itinerant preacher from Connecticut. She describes the landscape, accommodations, traveling conditions, and acquaintances met along the way. She...
    • Q12202 - Q12205
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Edward Boykin.

    • 1966 October 25
    • In this letter Frank discusses business deals, politics, and the publication of his biography. Frank decided he was too busy to do anything more with the book at the time, so it was not published until 1973, four years after he died.
    • Q6104 - Q6106
    • Front Page of The Woman's Journal from August 17, 1901.

    • 1901 August 17
    • Included on this page are two articles about the discussion women's suffrage during Alabama's constitutional convention. The first item (at the bottom left of the page under "Editorial Notes") mentions a proposed amendment that would allow certain...
    • Q31571
    • The Star, Volumes 1 and 2.

    • 1897-1899
    • Issues of The Star (originally named The Sun), a newspaper published by William and John Chilton of Montgomery, Alabama, when they were adolescents. The paper includes serialized stories, essays, facts, local news items, jokes, and a few...
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    • Harper Lee correspondence with J. Gorman Houston.

    • 1997-2010
    • Letters to J. Gorman Houston from Harper Lee, dated 2002-2010. In these letters, Harper Lee discusses aging, the publishing industry, and actor Gregory Peck. She also provides a notable critique of INFAMOUS, the 2006 film which starred Sandra...
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    • "Tone of the Eastern Press."

    • 1865 May 15
    • News and editorial opinions from several New York newspapers (such as the Times and the Tribune) regarding reaction to the assassination of Lincoln; the best strategy for dealing with former rebels; and the anticipated policies of Andrew Johnson's...
    • Q69425
    • ALABAMA CITY: ITS LOCATION AND THE ADVANTAGES IT OFFERS THE WORKINGMAN.

    • 1907 circa
    • Pamphlet published by the Dwight Manufacturing Company to attract potential employees to the area: "The object of this booklet is to bring to your attention conditions, as they exist in Alabama City,--all of the above being exactly as represented...
    • Q12415 - Q12424, Q13802 - Q13856
    • "All Quiet Along the Potomac To-Night."

    • 1861 circa
    • Poem reprinted in the Christian Intelligencer. The original version of this poem was published as "The Picket Guard" in the 30 November 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly.
    • Q9023
    • "A Proclamation by the President."

    • 1865 May 8
    • Proclamation issued by President Johnson, declaring May 25, 1865, as a national day of mourning: "...to be observed, wherever in the United States the flag of the country may be respected...recommending my fellow-citizens then to assemble in their...
    • Q69460
    • Lumbering Along, Volume 1.

    • 1951 September 7 - 1952 August 29
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 2.

    • 1952 September 12 - 1953 August 28
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 3.

    • 1953 September 11 - 1954 August 6
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the occupational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 6.

    • 1956 September 6 - 1956 December 7
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 5.

    • 1955 September 2 - 1956 August 3
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • Lumbering Along, Volume 4.

    • 1954 September 3 - 1955 August 5
    • Published by the W. T. Smith Lumber Company in Chapman, Alabama. The paper describes the vocational, social, religious, and educational activities of company employees and their families. Each issue includes a "Colored Section" with information...
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    • "The Reported Assassination."

    • 1865 April 28
    • Report about the assassination of President Lincoln, published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on April 28, 1865. This update draws its details from an account given by a man who had read "Eastern papers which differ in some respects from those we...
    • Q69418
    • "Robert Lincoln - Gossip in High Life."

    • 1866 April 14
    • Report from the Washington correspondent at the Nashville Republican Banner, discussing the efforts of President Lincoln's son to secure a political position for the father of a woman he intended to marry. Published in the Montgomery Daily Mail on...
    • Q70348

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