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    • Excerpts from A PLACE OF SPRINGS by Viola Goode Liddell.

    • 1979
    • In the book Liddell describes life and changes in Camden, Alabama, during the twentieth century; the author lived in the town from 1933 until her death in 1998. In the first passage she discusses the effects of the Great Depression in different...
    • Q14240 - Q14248
    • Letter from Frank W. Boykin to Richard Russell.

    • 1964 February 28
    • In this letter to Senator Russell of Georgia, Boykin discusses political division within Alabama and his own unsuccessful bid for reelection, and he praises Russell's abilities and efforts to promote Southern values.
    • Q6375 - Q6377
    • Letter from Virginia Durr in Montgomery, Alabama, to Robins.

    • 1961 July 25
    • In the letter Durr discusses the attack on the Freedom Riders at the Montgomery Greyhound station and the local reaction to the incident: "It was simply shocking to see the indifference and the actual approval of such brutal violence and I am...
    • Q40659
    • Vote with the South / Help Keep Alabama Free.

    • 1960 May
    • Card issued by the Committee for Free Democratic Electors, encouraging voters to choose electors who will defend "Southern tradition" when participating in the 1960 presidential election: "If the Los Angeles Democratic Convention adopts a program...
    • Q48489 - Q48490
    • "You Must Vote - If We're to Keep Alabama White!

    • 1960 May
    • Flier issued by the Committee for Free Democratic Electors, encouraging voters to choose electors who "will protect to the utmost our Southern Way of Life" when participating in the 1960 presidential election. They oppose the "National 'Loyalist'...
    • Q48491
    • "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
    • "Group Led by Boykin."

    • 1957-1958 circa
    • This article describes a group of Southern Democratic congressmen, led by Boykin, who oppose pending civil rights legislation.
    • Q6629
    • Numbers 761 through 780.

    • 1947 October 12 - 1948 April 11
    • The following articles are included: 761) "Button, Button, Button"; 762) "Traveling"; 763) "Ellison's Imprints"; 764) "Iron Railings"; 765) "Thirteenth Meeting of the Southern Historical Association"; 766) "The Confederate Steamer, Sumter"; 767)...
    • Q58529 - Q58590
    • Numbers 661 through 680.

    • 1944 April 24 - 1944 October 9
    • The following articles are included: 661) "Major Short's Visit in 1809"; 662) "Tin Cans"; 663) "The Valley of Pigeon Creek"; 664) "The Fair"; 667) "The Town Clock"; 666) "Jefferson Davis and Montgomery"; 667) "Cotaco Valley"; 668) "LaFayette's...
    • Q57812 - Q57850
    • Numbers 621 through 640.

    • 1943 July 11 - 1943 November 24
    • The following articles are included: 621) "Key of Dudleyville"; 622) "Southern League Days"; 623) "The Jeffersonian"; 624) "Brazil's Bull's Eye"; 625) "Opinions of Us"; 626) "Eye-Glasses"; 627) "The Business Office of the Whig"; 628) "Yellow Fever...
    • Q57731 - Q57771
    • Numbers 521 through 540.

    • 1941 August 10 - 1941 December 21
    • The following articles are included: 521) "The French Post on the Coosa"; 522) "Tom Coster, Druggist"; 523) "Do You Enjoy Life?"; 524) "Boynton Map of 1838"; 525) "Okchai Town"; 526) "The Independent Rifles at Jackson's Lake in '92"; 527)...
    • Q57532 - Q57570
    • Numbers 441 through 460.

    • 1940 January 28 - 1940 June 9
    • The following articles are included: 441) "The Weather"; 442) "Mr. James Germany"; 443) "Old Mount Moriah Church"; 444) "Foreigners in the Confederacy"; 445) "Burnt Corn"; 446) "Mortgage Sales on the Square"; 447) "Walking Sticks"; 448) "Daylight...
    • Q56875 - Q56912
    • Numbers 421 through 440.

    • 1939 September 10 - 1940 January 21
    • The following articles are included: 421) "Reading the Montgomery Advertiser"; 422) "Nails"; 423) "Politics in the Papers"; 424) "B B B's"; 425) "Why"; 426) "Kauphy"; 427) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 428) "Tooting Our Own Horn"; 429) "Circuit Riders";...
    • Q56840 - Q56874
    • Numbers 401 through 420.

    • 1939 April 16 - 1939 September 3
    • The following articles are included: 401) "Montgomery in 1887"; 402) "Paper Weights"; 403) "Bronze Tablets"; 404) "Jew's Harps"; 405) "Squirrel Pies"; 406) "The Southern Military Academy"; 407) "Old Postoffices in Covington"; 408) "Old State...
    • Q56801 - Q56839
    • Numbers 341 through 360.

    • 1938 February 20 - 1938 July 3
    • The following articles are included: 341) "An Alabama Flag"; 342) "Union Springs, in Bullock"; 343) "Milfort, the Frenchman"; 344) "Another LaTourette Map"; 345) "Flowering Montgomery"; 346) "Railroading, in '87"; 347) "Gainestown"; 348) "Barrett...
    • Q56687 - Q56723
    • "Montevallo's New $87,000 Bridge Will Be Open In A Few Days."

    • 1936 July 23
    • This article discusses the completion of a bridge over the Southern Railway tracks and Shoal Creek in Montevallo, Alabama. The bridge was built as part of the Works Progress Administration: "The new bridge pictured above bears the distinction of...
    • Q24971
    • "New Bridge Soon to Be Open."

    • 1936 April 30
    • This article discusses the completion of a bridge over the Southern Railway tracks and Shoal Creek in Montevallo, Alabama: "Montevallo will hail the opening of the new bridge with much joy. It will make a most fitting and impressive entrance to the...
    • Q24969
    • Numbers 221 through 240.

    • 1935 October 27 - 1936 March 15
    • The following articles are included: 221) "Looking Back 100 Years"; 222) "The McIntosh Portrait at the Capitol"; 223) "Miller's Bend"; 224) "Hog Killing Time"; 225) "Fort Deposit"; 226) "Tubs, Bath and Otherwise"; 227) "Keys"; 228) "When the...
    • Q56375 - Q56420
    • "Mill Whistles Sound, Workers Back on Jobs."

    • 1934 September 26
    • This article discusses the resumption of activity in several of Huntsville's cotton mills after the unsuccessful nationwide textile strike (which began as a statewide strike): "No discriminations of any kind were reported today as the textile...
    • Q25002
    • "Flying Squadrons Closing Down Mills."

    • 1934 September 7
    • This article discusses the involvement of transient union members in Southern mills during the nationwide textile strike: "Flying squadrons are closing down mills in the south and east when there is a small minority of union operatives in any plant...
    • Q24988 - Q24989
    • "Roberts Says Loss Is Heavy."

    • 1934 July 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...
    • Q24985 - Q24986
    • "Miners, Fight To Win! Steel Workers, Strike!"

    • 1934
    • Flier issued by the Communist Party in Birmingham, Alabama, urging local steel industry employees ("Working men and women, white and Negro!") to join the general miners' strike: "The miners' strike must be won! They can win the war against the NRA...
    • Q34140
    • "Underwood and Prohibition."

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Underwood Campaign Committee for Alabama, during Senator Oscar Underwood's run for president of the United States. The publication defends his position on the prohibition issue; while Underwood originally opposed the...
    • Q20197 - Q20200
    • Letter from Penrose Vass Stout in Orly, France, to his cousin, Margie.

    • 1918 June 25
    • During World War I Stout was a pilot, eventually serving as a lieutenant in the 27th Aero Squadron, First Pursuit Group. In this letter he describes traveling to various sites in Paris with friends while on leave. He also discusses his struggles to...
    • Q75778 - Q75784

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