Days Gone By - stories from the past

This is what once stood at 1st Avenue and 19th street in Birmingham [vintage pictures & film]

A parking deck at 1st Avenue and 19th street now stands on the site of where the magnificent Morris Hotel stood. The Morris Hotel…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Alabama signed a tentative agreement to purchase West Florida for $1,000,000 – this is what happened next

Alabama tried to annex and purchase West Florida many times. Here is what happened when they tried. The land to West Florida, located under…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, oldest college in Alabama and oldest Catholic College in Southeast [film & pics]

SPRING HILL COLLEGE Mobile, Alabama Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast is also the third oldest…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

East Lake Atheneum was girl’s school, an orphanage, Catholic offices & now a school again [old pics]

EAST LAKE ATHENEUM Private School for Young Ladies East Lake Atheneum in Birmingham, Alabama was a former private seminary of learning for young ladies. East…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

In 1943, a Prisoner of War camp which housed 6,000 prisoners was built in Aliceville, Alabama [pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…