200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

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Montgomery Daily Advertiser Masthead

For several days, the Advertiser's pages were festooned with images of the rooster, which was a symbol of the Democratic party and the Redeemer government. This was their way of trumpeting the fact that the Radical Republican government of Reconstruction had been defeated.

Creator: The Montgomery Advertiser
Date: 1874 November 5
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper

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