Tag: 1920’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

THROWBACK THURSDAY: No Spirituous Drinking or Dancing Parties – not in the 1920s

No Spirituous Drinking or Dancing Parties… by Jean Butterworth “No Venomous Spirituous Drinking or Dancing Parties,” I read as I quickly scanned the papers…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The first speech given in the South by a sitting president which called for racial equality was given in Birmingham, Alabama in 1921. [vintage photographs]

Founded in 1871, Birmingham was a model city at this time – railroads, blast furnaces and steel mills marked its landscape.  It was a…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[1926 film and vintage pics] Many people say this California/ University of Alabama football game changed the south forever

The game that inspired the University of Alabama fight song, "Yea Alabama," was also Alabama's first national championship. The 1926 Rose Bowl Game held on…