Household hints from the past – These are still good!
“When lining dresser drawers or cupboard shelves, cut 3 layers of paper. Place all at once. When the top one is soiled, slip off the top one and there’s a clean one ready.”
“It’s easy to remember anniversaries and special days with a greeting if you select all your cards at one time. Address the envelopes and and index them according to the date they should be mailed.”
“Onions will not make the eyes water if scalding water is poured over them before they are peeled.”
ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Pioneers: A Collection of Lost & Forgotten Stories They felt the lure of the frontier and struck out for unknown territory that would become Alabama, bringing with them only very few implements to survive. From Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and many other states they came to settle in the newly opened Mississippi Territory. Alabama Footprints Pioneers continues the series with lost and forgotten stories of the earliest Alabama pioneers.
ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Pioneers includes the following stories
- The Yazoo land fraud
- Daily life as an Alabama pioneer
- The capture and arrest of Vice-president Aaron Burr
- The early life of William Barrett Travis, hero of the Alamo
- Description of Native Americans of early Alabama including the visit by Tecumseh
- Treaties and building the first roads in Alabama.