Administrative files, 1962-1978.
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in the executive branch as an independent agency pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1970, effective December 2, 1970. The EPA was created to permit coordinated and effective governmental action on behalf of the environment. The EPA endeavors to abate and control pollution systematically, by proper integration of a variety of research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement activities. As a complement to its other...
A plank road or puncheon is a dirt path or road covered with a series of planks, similar to the wooden sidewalks one would see in a Western movie. Plank roads were very popular in Ontario, the U.S. Northeast and U.S. Midwest in the first half of the 19th century. From the guide to the Alabama Legislature petition MSS. 0039., 1849, (W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama) Authorities: Alabama Legislature. Acts of Alabama. Pl...
Created in 1959 to promote a comprehensive Civil War Centennial commemorative program in Alabama. From the description of Records, 1959-1964. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 21181742 ...
Huey Pierce Long was born on August 30, 1893, in Winnfield, La. He briefly attended the University of Oklahoma School of Law in Norman, Okla., and later Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, La. He practiced law in Winnfield and later in Shreveport, La. Long was a member of the Louisiana Railroad Commission (later the Louisiana Public Service Commission) (1918-1928), governor of Louisiana (1928-1932), and U.S. Senator from Louisiana (1932-1935). Charismatic and immensely popular for his s...
The Ku Klux Klan was formally incorporated under the laws of the state of Georgia on Dec. 4, 1915. The incorporated organization is a continuance of the earlier post Civil War Reconstruction Era unincorporated Ku Klux Klan and of the Knights of the White Camellia. Women of the Ku Klux Klan was incorporated at a late date as a separate entity. The stated purpose of the KKK was to promote an all White, Protestant United States, excluding all other races and religions. From the descript...
Authorities: Alabama Government Manual, 1982. 1819 Alabama Constitution, Art. IV, Sec. 1-15, 16, 18. Acts 1933, No. 177, p. 189. Alabama Official and Statistical Register, 1979. Code of Alabama 1876. Code of Alabama 1975. 1901 Alabama Constitution, Art. V, Sec. 116, 126-128, Amendment 282. The Governor is the chief executive of the State. He sees that laws are faithfully and equitably exe...
Authorities: Alabama. Board of Pardons and Paroles. Annual Report, 1939-1940, 1983-1984. Alabama Government Manual, 1982. Code 1975, 15:22:20-55. The Board of Pardons and Paroles was created through constitutional authority by the Legislature to provide for the issuance of pardons and paroles, the restoration of civil and political rights, and the remission of fines and forfeitures. It provides investigative and supervisory services to...