The editors of Tung World printed this personal letter from Boykin in their September 1950 issue. In the letter, Boykin writes about tung oil production, industry and economy in southeastern states, and colleagues in Congress. From Tung World.
This article by Bill Ziebach describes Boykin's efforts to get federal assistance in investigating and exterminating the fire ants infesting the southeastern United States. From The Mobile Press-Register.
During the Civil War, Alex served in the 2nd and 3rd Alabama Cavalry. In the letter he discusses traveling as a courier; difficult conditions in camp; the raid by General Joseph Wheeler in southeastern Tennessee; his opinion of several Confederate...
Earles pleads not guilty to the charge of treason against the state of Alabama; he was indicted because of his close association with the Creek Indians in the eastern part of the state. Six witnesses provide statements about his acquaintance with...
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