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    • "Alabama greets...Mr. Farley."

    • 1938 April 28
    • Program for a banquet at Fort Dixie, where James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will give an address. A "Human Welfare Menu" will be served, with dishes such as WPA Chicken, PWA Potatoes, and FHA Lettuce with TVA Dressing.
    • Q15161 - Q15162
    • "As to An Immigration Bureau."

    • 1902 November 7
    • This article reports that the German Immigration Society of Birmingham supports the establishment of a state immigration bureau and a commissioner who will be responsible for recruiting white farmers to Alabama. The Society stresses that it does...
    • Q17438 - Q17439
    • "Colored Citizens Mass Meeting."

    • 1900
    • Flyer for a prohibition meeting organized by African American ministers in Birmingham, Alabama. The meeting was held "to protest against colored women visiting barrooms and barroom premises. Also against children visiting such places, for whisky...
    • Q26126
    • "Crash May Liven Business."

    • 1929 October 30
    • "Many Branches Of Trade To Be Benefited, View Of Fiscal Officials." This article suggests that the recent stock market crash will benefit many businesses because of resulting "easy money rates, accompanied by a rejuvenated bond market and a...
    • Q17413, Q17416
    • "Experimental College: Hexes To Guerrilla Training."

    • 1968 September 25
    • This article discusses the opening of the New Alabama Experimental College in Tuscaloosa. The school "gives no tests, no lectures and no credit" but rather "exists to offer the student the chance to explore issues, questions and topics which he...
    • Q20117 - Q20118
    • "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...
    • Q24119 - Q24121
    • "Many Issues Fall to Low Levels on Wave of Selling."

    • 1929 October 28
    • This article, written the day before "Black Tuesday," reports that "prices broke wide open" in the stock market during the day: "Many of the leaders sold close to the low levels established in last Thursday's dramatic collapse in prices, and some...
    • Q17428
    • "New Home Sought For State Archives."

    • 1936 July 2
    • This article discusses a campaign begun by the American Legion of Alabama to raise money for a memorial building in Montgomery, which would also function as the state archives: "The proposed fireproof building will hold the state's valuable...
    • Q24970
    • "No Removal of the Capital."

    • 1861 May 22
    • This article refutes rumors that the Confederate capital will be moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia, mentioning the expense and loss of stability such a move would cause: "We can hardly conceive that a body composed as is the...
    • Q17530
    • "Platforms, Pledges and Issues in County Politics."

    • 1938 April 1
    • This article discusses Boykin's record and campaign platform, including issues such as industry, conservation, appropriations, and promotion of the first district. From The Mobile Press.
    • Q6462
    • "Predict Record Vote for Boykin."

    • 1948 April 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.
    • Q6548
    • "Race Separation."

    • 1900 August 11
    • This article cites a newspaper from Washington, D.C., which predicts that segregationist sentiment in the nation's capital will lead to "Jim Crow" street cars there: "What is true in Washington is true elsewhere, and especially in the South. The...
    • Q14562
    • "Statement by Mr. Boykin."

    • 1935 April 7
    • This statement was written during Boykin's first campaign. In it he addresses issues such as labor, industry, internal improvements, and veteran benefits.
    • Q6415
    • "The Alabama War Chest: What It Is / Why It's Needed / What It Does."

    • 1942
    • Brochure explaining the purpose and organization of the fund: ".Governor Frank Dixon.proposed the organization of an ALABAMA WAR CHEST which would undertake to raise, through one state-wide annual appeal to citizens in every county, a fund for all...
    • Q34171 - Q34174
    • "The German Warnings No Justification."

    • 1915 May 9
    • This article discusses the notices issued by the German embassy before the Lusitania set sail, which informed passengers that they would be traveling in a war zone on a ship that might be subject to attack. The article argues that such warnings do...
    • Q20114
    • "The Lease of State Convicts."

    • 1902 November 9
    • 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...
    • Q17442
    • "The Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America."

    • 1861 April 10
    • This article discusses the ratification of the Confederate constitution and the recent formation of the Confederate States. It defends secession, praises the actions and intent of the people, and predicts a bright future for the new government:...
    • Q17518
    • "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
    • "Wallace for Governor."

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    • Brochure promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses the "highlights and achievements" of the previous Wallace administrations (both his and Lurleen's), ending with their commitment to the "American Way of Life". The...
    • Q30072 - Q30073, Q30076
    • "Wallace for Governor: 'Our kind of man.'"

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    • Leaflet promoting George Wallace in the 1970 gubernatorial campaign. It discusses his stance on issues such as taxation, medical service, public education, gender equality ("Alabama's women will have their rightful place in state government"),...
    • Q29984 - Q29985
    • "Washington Seeks to Keep People of U.S. in Cool Mind."

    • 1915 May 8
    • 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...
    • Q20097, Q20111
    • "Will Separate Races on Cars."

    • 1900 August 7
    • This article announces that the Montgomery city council has adopted an ordinance to segregate street cars: "...all street railroads operated in the City of Montgomery and its police jurisdiction shall provide separate accommodations for white...
    • Q17402
    • Administrative files of Governor Israel Pickens.

    • 1817-1825
    • The correspondence deals with a wide variety of topics such as state's financial situation; banking; river and harbor navigation; publications from other states; the militia and arms supplies; salt springs; and university lands. Correspondents...
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    • Administrative files of Governor Thomas Bibb.

    • 1820-1821
    • This series consists of financial records and correspondence, such as letters from citizens discussing the militia, local politics, and elections. Notable items include material related to river navigation; documents concerning a loan made to the...
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    • Appointments files of Governor Israel Pickens.

    • 1821-1825
    • This series consists of letters requesting commissions, letters of recommendation, and resignations. Most relate to civil and military appointments within the state, especially for county and local officials (with a few exceptions, such as...
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    • Boys, Don't Swear!

    • 1917-1919 circa
    • This leaflet was published by a Baptist tract publishing company based in Montgomery and was distributed to soldiers at Camp Sheridan. It encourages men to avoid sins such as swearing, drinking, and gambling.
    • Q82152 - Q82153
    • Defense plan for the state of Alabama.

    • 1940 October 1
    • The objective is "To provide a plan for the interior defense of the State, and a Military Force to execute such a plan in case of a National or State emergency when no other forces are available or are considered inadequate to perform such a...
    • Q7524 - Q7644; Q7789 - Q7801
    • Diary kept by Syndenham Moore during the Mexican-American War.

    • 1846-1847
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
    • Q15518 - Q15679
    • 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
    • Excerpts from VOICES FROM ALABAMA: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY MOSAIC.

    • 1993
    • In the first passage C. E. Bracknell describes the living conditions and company school at Gobbler's Knob, a village for steelworkers in Jefferson County. The second passage includes accounts by E. L. Lovelady and C. E. Bracknell. Lovelady, who...
    • Q12364 - Q12368
    • Front page of the Mobile Tribune, Volume 6, Number 129.

    • 1917 April 2
    • The page includes headlines and articles dealing with the upcoming declaration of war on Germany, such as "President Goes Before Congress Tonight," "Mayor Calls Mass Meeting to Back President," and "Wilson Expected to Ask That Immediate Recognition...
    • Q78175

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