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B. B. Comer

Braxton Bragg Comer (November 7, 1848 – August 15, 1927) was a planter, businessman, and an American Democratic politician who was the 33rd Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911, and a United States Senator in 1920. [1]

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Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Anniston, Alabama

Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama.

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Athens, Georgia

Athens (formally known as Athens-Clarke County) is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state, comprising the former city of Athens proper (the county seat) and Clarke County.

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Auburn University

Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public university located in Auburn, Alabama, United States.

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Auburn, Alabama

Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States.

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B. B. Comer Memorial Library

The B.B. Comer Memorial Library is a library located in Sylacauga, Alabama.

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Barbour County, Alabama

Barbour County, Alabama is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.

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Chester, Pennsylvania

Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 33,972 at the 2010 census.

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Coffee County, Alabama

Coffee County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Comer Bridge

The B. B. Comer Bridge, is the two-lane, long, Warren truss bridge spanning the Tennessee River along Alabama State Route 35 in Scottsboro, Alabama.

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Covington County, Alabama

Covington County, Alabama (briefly Jones County), is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right.

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Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era

Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era deals with the efforts made by Southern states of the former Confederacy at the turn of the 20th century in the United States to prevent their black citizens from registering to vote and voting.

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Doffer

A doffer is someone who removes ("doffs") bobbins, pirns or spindles holding spun fiber such as cotton or wool from a spinning frame and replaces them with empty ones.

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Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, Alabama)

Elmwood Cemetery is a cemetery established in 1900 (as Elm Leaf Cemetery) in Birmingham, Alabama northwest of Homewood by a group of fraternal organizations.

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Emmet O'Neal

Emmet O'Neal (September 23, 1853 – September 7, 1922) was an American Democratic politician and lawyer who was the 34th Governor of Alabama from 1911 to 1915.

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Emory and Henry College

Emory and Henry College, known as E&H, Emory, or the College, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Emory, Virginia, United States.

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Freedman

A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.

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Geneva County, Alabama

Geneva County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Grandfather clause

A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.

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Henry B. Gray

Henry Bramlette Gray (February 8, 1867 – April 30, 1919) of Birmingham, Alabama was born in Calhoun County, Georgia.

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James Thomas Heflin

James Thomas Heflin (April 9, 1869 – April 22, 1951), nicknamed "Cotton Tom," was a leading proponent of white supremacy who served as a Democratic Congressman and United States Senator from Alabama.

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John H. Bankhead

John Hollis Bankhead (September 13, 1842March 1, 1920) was a Democratic U.S. Senator from the state of Alabama between 1907 and 1920.

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John T. Croxton

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat.

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Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), or simply "the Klan", is the name of three distinct past and present movements in the United States that have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically expressed through terrorism of groups or individuals they opposed.

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Lieutenant governor

A lieutenant governor, lieutenant-governor, or vice governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction, but is often the deputy or lieutenant to or ranking under a governor — a "second-in-command".

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List of Governors of Alabama

The Governor of Alabama is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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List of United States Senators from Alabama

Alabama was admitted to the Union on December 14, 1819, and elects senators to Class 2 and Class 3.

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Literacy test

A literacy test is a test of a person's understanding of a particular language.

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Lynching in the United States

Lynching, the practice of executing people by extrajudicial mob action, occurred in the United States chiefly from the late 18th century through the 1960s.

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Militia

A militia generally is an army or other fighting force that is composed of non-professional fighters; citizens of a nation or subjects of a state or government that can be called upon to enter a combat situation, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of the fighting nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).

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Normal school

A normal school is a school created to train high school graduates to be teachers.

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Oscar Underwood

Oscar Wilder Underwood (May 6, 1862 – January 25, 1929) was an American politician from Alabama and candidate for President of the United States.

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Paramilitary

A paramilitary is a semi-militarized force whose organizational structure, training, subculture, and (often) function are similar to those of a professional military, and which is not included as part of a state's formal armed forces.

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Penal labour

Penal labour is a generic term for various kinds of unfree labour which prisoners are required to perform, typically manual labour.

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Peon

Peonage (from Spanish peón) is a type of involuntary servitude of laborers (peons) having little control over their employment conditions.

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Phi Kappa Literary Society

The Phi Kappa Literary Society is a college literary society, located at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and is one of the few active literary societies left in America.

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Philander C. Knox

Philander Chase Knox (May 6, 1853October 12, 1921) was an American lawyer, bank director and politician who served as United States Attorney General (1901–1904), a Senator from Pennsylvania (1904–1909, 1917–1921) and Secretary of State (1909–1913).

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Plantation

A plantation is a large piece of land (or water) usually in a tropical or semitropical area where one crop is specifically planted for widespread commercial sale and usually tended by resident laborers.

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Politician

A politician (from Classical Greek πόλις, "polis") is a person holding or seeking an office within a government, usually by means of an election, voted for either by people or by a definitive group in the government.

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Poll tax (United States)

In the United States, payment of a poll tax was a prerequisite to the registration for voting in a number of states.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Russell McWhortor Cunningham

Russell McWhortor Cunningham (August 25, 1855 – June 6, 1921) was an American Democratic politician who was the acting Governor of Alabama from April 25, 1904 to March 5, 1905.

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Scottsboro, Alabama

Scottsboro is a city in the Jackson County, Alabama, United States.

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Shelby County, Alabama

Shelby County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Slavery in the United States

Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel slavery that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries after it gained independence and before the end of the American Civil War.

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Socialist Party of America

The Socialist Party of America (SPA) was a multi-tendency democratic-socialist political party in the United States, formed in 1901 by a merger between the three-year-old Social Democratic Party of America and disaffected elements of the Socialist Labor Party which had split from the main organization in 1899.

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Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior, including its origins, development, organization, and institutions.

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Spring Hill, Barbour County, Alabama

Spring Hill is an unincorporated community in Barbour County, Alabama, United States.

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Springfield race riot of 1908

The Springfield race riot of 1908 was a mass civil disturbance in Springfield, Illinois, USA on August 14 and 15, 1908, sparked by the arrest of two African Americans as suspects in violent crimes against whites.

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Sylacauga, Alabama

Sylacauga is a city in Talladega County, Alabama, United States.

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Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company

The Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company (1852–1952), also known as TCI and the Tennessee Company, was a major American steel manufacturer with interests in coal and iron ore mining and railroad operations.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.

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Thomas Kilby

Thomas Erby Kilby, Sr. (July 9, 1865 – October 22, 1943) was an American politician.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, MTB, or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, or consumption, is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.

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University of Alabama

The University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System.

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University of Georgia

The University of Georgia, founded in 1785, and commonly referred to as UGA or simply Georgia, is an American land-grant and sea grant research university.

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University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo is a four-year public university located in Montevallo, Alabama, United States.

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Virginia

Virginia (U.S.:, U.K.), officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

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White League

The White League, also known as the White Man's League, was an American white supremacist paramilitary terrorist organization started in 1874 to turn Republicans out of office and intimidate freedmen from voting and political organizing.

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William D. Jelks

William Dorsey Jelks (November 7, 1855 – December 13, 1931) was an American Democratic politician who was the 32nd Governor of Alabama from 1901 to 1907; he had been a newspaper publisher and editor.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._B._Comer

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