Tag: GENEALOGY

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Patron – Land claims of some early settlers in Bessemer, Alabama

Patron member story NOTICES FOR PUBLICATION (Transcribed extracts from the Herald-Journal (Bessemer, Alabama) Dec. 20, 1888) Scroll down for this Patron member story   If…

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Patron – On December 15, 1894, Back from Texas, Moonshiners, Debate and J. L. Allen left his bride behind

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Gadsden – City of Champions was an exciting place Christmas of 1940- [vintage photos from Christmas 1940 & film]

The first substantial white settlement in what is now Gadsden was a village called "Double Springs".This was begun by a mixed American Indian and…

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – Moving details about the State of Alabama’s government moving to Montgomery

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Spectacular newsreel of a woman being blown out of a cardboard casket with dynamite & pilot crashing plane in Birmingham

Extreme sports are not new.  There were many stuntmen, often called 'death dodgers' that put on shows at state fairs throughout the country in the…

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Patron+ Part 2 – Alabama in the Mexican War – personal letter about Wm. T. Sherman and chicken raid

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