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Some of the oldest living inhabitants of Greensboro, Alabama in 1908

OLDEST LIVING INHABITANTS OF GREENSBORO IN 19081 PART I (Published 1908) This chapter is devoted to short sketches of those citizens of Greensboro who…

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A former African-American slave who became a pastor reveals how he felt when he first acquired his freedom

Excerpt from The Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama – Their Leaders and Their Work copyright 1896 – In this transcribed excerpt, a…

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No fee was charged for medical treatment for the first pioneers of Jackson County, Alabama

(Transcribed excerpt from HISTORY OF JACKSON COUNTY, ALABAMA by John Robert Kennamer, Decatur, Al 1935: Condensed by Josephine Lindsay Bass on July 26, 1996…

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Did you know that in 1869 there was a dramatic club made up of only men in Greensboro, Alabama?

The Greensboro Dramatic Association1 (This transcribed article was published in 1908) Nearly forty years ago—to be exact, in 1869—there existed in Greensboro an organization known as “The…

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FRIDAY FEATURE – Great Alabama history book for genealogist and historian

Great book for genealogist as a reference books as well—from Alabama's first historian! Pickett's History of Alabama: And Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi from the…