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  • History Engine: Tools for Collaborative Education and Research | Schools
    Birmingham School Abbreviation UAB Courses Using the History Engine Sort By Department and Section Number End Date HY 300 Historians Craft 2009 05 05 HY300 The Historian s Craft 2013 05 15 HY300 Historian s Craft 2011 05 01 HY300 2C Historian s Craft 2014 05 15 HY300 7T Historian s Craft 2012 06 12 HY300 7T Historian s Craft 2013 05 15 HY300 RF Historian s Craft 2012 08

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    Birmingham School Abbreviation UAB Courses Using the History Engine Sort By Department and Section Number End Date HY 300 Historians Craft 2009 05 05 HY300 Historian s Craft 2011 05 01 HY300 7T Historian s Craft 2012 06 12 HY300 RF Historian s Craft 2012 08 15 HY300 The Historian s Craft 2013 05 15 HY300 7T Historian s Craft 2013 05 15 HY300 RF Historian s Craft 2013 08

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    The History Engine Basic Search Search Explore Students Teachers About Contact Log In Basic Search Search Historians Craft Spring 2009 University of Alabama at Birmingham Episodes Digital Scholarship Lab 2008

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    the eve of battle war cries echoed throughout the valleys surrounding Fredericksburg Virginia in Spotsylvania County Among the nearly 200 000 men preparing to engage in battle just under two thousand were Irish Americans These men new to the land had been conscripted into service almost as soon as setting dry foot upon US soil Despite the Irish immingrants recent arrival they were more United Textile Workers Ready to Strike Date s September 1 1934 Location Tag s Politics Government The textile workers had had enough On September 1 1934 at 11 30 p m they went on strike Francis J Gorman Chairman of the National Special Strike Committee of the United Textile Workers of America sent a telegraph to Alabama Governor Benjamin Miller to make him aware of the strike and the reasons behind it Gorman reasoned that the workers themselves provided the authority for the strike and Soldier Resists Segregation on Birmingham Streetcar Date s June 6 1923 to June 6 1946 Location Tag s Segregation Race Relations Civil Rights African Americans Transportation During World War II whites and blacks had sacrificed for their country yet only the whites who returned found themselves recipients of respect Around 9 40pm on June 6 1943 a negro soldier boarded a streetcar in Birmingham Alabama on the North Birmingham Line Instead of moving to the back of the car he chose to stand in the white section White passengers began to complain and the conductor Spanish Influenza Aspirin Scare Date s October 1918 to 1918 Location Tag s Medicine Health epidemic influenza In 1918 the American Bayer aspirin manufacturer ran an advertisement in the October 18 1918 edition of the Birmingham News assuring readers that the manufacture of Bayer Tablets and Capsules of Aspirin is completely under American control They wanted

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    Location Tag s Boarding Schools Cultural Assimilation Native Americans On December 14 1921 a worried mother wrote a letter to the Superintendent at the Tulalip Indian Agency In the letter she addressed her concern for her son Robert s failing health and asked the Superintendent to let Robert return home for the holiday season Six days later she received the Superintendent s typed response denying her request He stated that none of the school s students would Parents learn their child has died Date s 1907 Location Tag s Health Care Cultural Assimilation Boarding Schools Native Americans In 1907 the parents of a Native American child Lizzie received a heartbreaking letter The letter was from the superintendent of the Flandreau Boarding School where Lizzie attended The Superintendent wrote that Lizzie had died from slow tuberculosis days before the letter was written In the letter he claimed that he had been away at the time of Lizzie s death and was unable to write her mother Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment Examined by HEW Date s July 26 1972 Location Tag s African Americans Health Death Medicine Tuskegee Syphilis Study On July 26 1972 The Alton Evening Telegraph a newspaper in Alton Illinois released an article discussing The Department of Health Education and Welfare s investigation of the Tuskegee Syphilis experiment Although the experiment was conducted in Alabama the news was a national story Jean Heller the author of the article found this study so disturbing that she decided to report on it The experiment s Study Shows Rates of Syphilis Higher for Poor Individuals Date s October 11 1937 Location Tag s Health Death Minority poverty Investigation Study Syphilis The Charleston Gazette reported that poor individuals have higher instances of acquiring syphilis The author Westbrook Pegler states the syphilis death rate for

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    woman s suffrage In a letter dated April 9 1887 Isabella Maud Rittenhouse described a confrontation with her pastor Rittenhouse a teetotaler and member of the Temperance Movement had demanded to know whether communion wine contained alcohol to which her pastor dismissively replied that it amused him to hear these WCTU people talking about unfermented wine that there was no such thing in Christ s time The Convict Lease System in Alabama Date s 1909 to 1928 Location Tag s Birmingham Alabama convict lease https acrobat com d ZZMWZ19C VOVGrdmiX2CFA The picture above shows a group of men tearing up a Birmingham city street in 1909 At first glance this picture might seem innocent enough These men could very well be day laborers just trying to make enough money to get by However they are in fact prisoners who had been leased to a private company which Birmingham was paying to do road work The Ku Klux Klan in Alabama Date s 1865 to 1877 Location Tag s Reconstruction Ku Klux Klan This is an institution of chivalry humanity mercy and patriotism These are the words that the founders of the Ku Klux Klan used in describing the purpose of their organization This line comes from the founding document of the Ku Klux Klan Written in 1868 it outlines what they claim to believe their purpose as well as a litmus test for all potential new members It is impossible to More to the WCTU than Meets the Eye Date s 1883 Location Tag s Temperance Movement Temperance woman s suffrage In a letter to a temperance friend in the late 1800 s Francis Parkman a Temperance supporter called a woman who was part of the Women s Christian Temperance Union out on what he thought the Temperance Movement was

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    of the 20th century the Alabama Anti Saloon League published a brief flyer outlining the group s proposals The flyer is titled The Alabama Anti Saloon League and outlines four goals First To federate the Churches Sunday Schools Temperance Societies and other moral forces of the State in a conservative persistent and determined movement against the saloon Second African American Pastors Develop the Black Temperance Movement Date s August 14 1910 Location Tag s Church Religious Activity Temperance Movement Prohibition african americans Race Relations A flyer stating Colored Citizens Mass Meeting describes the movement of African American pastors to change the view of the Negro Race The flyer describes the place and time that congregations would meet and the objectives of the meeting The meeting was called in an attempt to protest against colored women visiting barrooms and barroom premises and also against children visiting Killer Disease Fighter Date s September 1937 to 1937 Location Tag s Medicine Medicine Health But to realize that six human beings all of them my patients one of them my best friend are dead because they took medicine that I prescribed for them innocently well that realization has given me such days and nights of mental and spiritual agony as I did not believe a human being could undergo and survive In a letter written by Dr A S Calhoun in 1937 he describes his feelings toward Separate and Unequal Date s January 1 1940 to January 1 1950 Location Tag s Mining alabama Coal Bessemer Bessemer Alabama In late 1947 Howard E Logan was attempting to get his job back at the Ensley Works in Bessemer Alabama by appealing to bosses and the union workers alike Logan was among the massive numbers of black men employed in Bessemer by the steel and coal

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    1954 alabama Arguably one of the most influential and groundbreaking decisions handed down by the Supreme Court is the landmark case of Brown v Board of Education 1954 Overturning the precedent previously set by Plessy v Ferguson 1896 the Court ruled that separate but equal was inherently unequal in the realm of public education This ruling came as quite a shock and was met with tremendous Fugitive Slave from Florida Rescued by Two Women Date s October 16 1854 to October 19 1854 Location Tag s abolitionists slavery runaway On October 16 1854 an unidentified slave was caught stealing a boat from the Franklin on his way to Bath Maine The slave managed to hide in Gray Head for a few days before Deputy Sheriff Lambert received a warrant for the slave s arrest for larceny Sheriff Lambert searched all day for the slave but to no avail He had not been informed that the slave could have been in the swamp so the idea Southerner Cassius M Clay Speaks Out Against Slavery Date s June 29 1855 Location Tag s Abolitionists Speeches Southern abolitionists On a Friday in June in 1855 Southern politician and abolitionist Cassius M Clay addressed the people of Mount Vernon at Brush Creek meeting house His main topic of concern was slavery He advertised that he was going to talk about the Kansas and Nebraska bill but little was actually said on the matter Instead he claimed that he was there to roll away the great stone of slavery because it Mistreatment of African American Soldiers Date s July 21 1943 Location Tag s Racism South soldiers WWII African Americans On July 16 1943 an African American soldier was on his way home to LaGrange Georgia to visit his wife and infant He was traveling

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