Tag: 1910’s

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The Iron Bowl – Did you know that the Alabama & Auburn game was suspended for 41 years

[Here's an interesting news article from 1910 pleading for the football rivalry between Alabama and Auburn to continue in Birmingham after being suspended.] Alabama…

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The city of Enterprise, Alabama dedicated a monument to an insect on Dec. 11, 1919

The people of Enterprise, Alabama have erected the only monument in the world to an agricultural pest. In 1919, the people of Coffee County…

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News from August 27, 1911 – University of Alabama enrolls 400, Alabama fair, Y. M. C. A. and party in Pensacola

New from Tuscaloosa News August 27, 1911 ENROLLMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY WILL SHOW INCREASE J. C. Persons, bursar-registrar of the University of Alabama returned…

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Alabama sent many volunteer soldiers in search of Pancho Villa after he attacked a town in New Mexico in 1916 [photographs]

[These remarkable vintage photographs show downtown Birmingham in the summer of 1916 when citizens came out to support their military troops who were going…

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Did you know the father of Veterans Day was from Birmingham, Alabama? Parade starts on November 11th at 1:30

{National Veterans Day Parade will take place in Birmingham, Alabama -  November 11th, 2016  Free public event} The National Holiday known today as Veterans…

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One hundred years ago, the mother of co-education in Alabama woman passed away in Birmingham

One hundred years ago, on March 24, 1916, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler passed away in Birmingham, Alabama. Julia Strudwick Tutwiler Education and Reform Tutwiler was a…

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Interesting description of a group of people called Cajans around Mobile Alabama written before 1940 –

THE CAJANS OF SOUTH ALABAMA Occupying the pine and oak woods of Mobile County in southern Alabama are a group of people of mixed…

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There is a connection with this old plantation mansion and Auburn University. [old photographs film]

The beautiful plantation mansions of Glennville, Alabama have a connection with Auburn University. The town of Glennville which was originally a part of Barbour…

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Found! An amazing film of 1914 Montgomery was recovered from the Alabama state treasurer’s vault

Early film of Montgomery in 1914 was discovered in the Alabama State Treasurer's vault. Thankfully, it was turned over to the Alabama Department of Archives and…