Tag: 1930’s

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Patron+ I Can’t be Beat – the life story of Myrtle Morris Adams written in 1939

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Days Gone By - stories from the past

The faces in these 1937 photographs of Coal Miners in and around Birmingham, Alabama reflect the difficulty of their job

These coal miners from Birmingham and Walker County, Alabama had no idea that when they went to work one cold morning in February of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Old Tooth Pullers – when you’re desperate – this is what you had to do

The “Old Tooth Pullers” by Hylott L. Armstrong, Jr. Sometime in the 1920’s my Grandfather, William Henry (“Bill Henry”) Crawford, moved from Edgewater (a…

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Patron+ Did you know that in 1932 the Birmingham Municipal Airport was the only airport in the South that received an A-T-A rating [vintage photographs]

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This man from Springville, Alabama became head of one of the largest programs in the United States and most people don’t know his name.

Did you or your parents participate in this program? Share your experiences in the comments below. June 26, 1935 was an important day for…