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  • General Textile Strike of 1934

    On July 12, 1934, workers at the Dwight cotton textile mill in Gadsden, Etowah County, walked out. Two...
  • Governor's Election of 1892

    The Alabama governor's election of 1892 was one of the state's most corrupt electoral contests....
  • Great Depression in Alabama

    The Great Depression was a sustained, national economic recession that shaped the lives of all Alabamians....
  • Great Migration From Alabama

    In what came to be called the Great Migration, an estimated five and a half million African Americans...
  • Grierson's Raid

    U.S. Army major general Benjamin H. Grierson's cavalry raid through Alabama in April 1865 was among the...