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Crime Reports from the Florence (AL) Herald, 1900-1903.
A series of Florence (AL) Herald crime reports involving local African-Americans, 1900-1903.
Founded in 1886 as the bi-weekly Florence Wave, which a few years later became a weekly, by 1900 one of two papers published in Florence, in 1900 WM…
The Early History of the Tennessee Valley Community Church
A Series of newspaper articles and other documents on the early years of the Tennessee Valley Community Church.
This congregation was founded as the Methodist Community Church ca. 1940 on the site and in the building of the former First…
Negro Boys Rescue Two Aged Negro Women
A Thursday, September 3, 1953 Florence (AL) Herald article reporting that two young boys, Herman Ingram, 10 and Charles Butler, 12, had rescued two elderly women from a burning house on Campbell Street on Tuesday, September 1st.
The Passing Parade
The Thursday, September 17, 1953 edition of Florence (AL) Herald editor Harold S. May's "The Passing Parade" column, which contained short biographical sketches of several notable "old time" Florentines, including African-American residents Rev.…
Workers Donate to School Fund
A report from the Florence (AL) Herald of Wednesday, June 8, 1959 that employees of the Reynolds Metals Company Alloys and Reduction plants had raised over $2,000 to replace library books and laboratory equipment destroyed in the recent fire of the…
PFC Charles A. Burge
A Thursday, June 20, 1957 Florence (AL) Herald report that PFC Charles A. Burge of 224, North Circular Road, Florence, son of Mr. and Mrs. DL Burge, was currently participating in armored night-fighting tests at Ft. Stewart, GA, with the 82nd…
PFC Robert L. Noel Serves in Army
A Thursday, June 4, 1964 Florence Herald report that Florence native PFC Robert L. Noel, US Army, a son of Mrs. Susie A. Rolet of Florence, was currently participating in Operation Desert Strike, a joint Army-Nany maneuver in the tri-state area of…
A November 15, 1883 Lauderdale (AL) News editorial addressing the alleged concerns of Northern immigrants to the South, which reassured readers that Northern "men of Republicans principles" were welcome in the South, especially in Alabama, and…
Crime Reports from the Florence Banner, Florence Gazette, Florence North Star and Lauderdale News from the 1880s involving African-Americans.
A series of newspaper crime reports from the Florence Banner, Florence Gazette, and Florence North Star from the 1880s.
Local Black Support for Col. William M. Lowe's 1880 Alabama Congressional Election Campaign.
Florence (AL) Gazette reports of local Black voter support for William M. Lowe's campaign for the Eighth Congressional District of Alabama.
Though an avowed Democrat, Huntsville, Alabama native and Confederate veteran Col. William Manning Lowe…