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Happy Birthday William Christopher Handy born November 16, 1873!

William Christopher Handy was born November 16, 1873 in Florence, Alabama to parents Elizabeth Brewer and Charles Barnard Handy. His father was the pastor…

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Society notes and weddings mentioned in news abstracts From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama

SOCIETY NOTES From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama Lauderdale County, Alabama Miss Sadie Martin of Nashville arrived in the…

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Citizens of Florence mentioned in the following stories From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama

Transcribed stories From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama NEW MANUFACTURE FOR FLORENCE Railway Supply and Manufacturing Company Organized The…

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

Stories Transcribed from the Times Daily December 15, 1894 BACK FROM TEXAS About a year ago about thirty Lauderdale people – men, women and…

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TBT: News from November 17, 1931 reveals the difficulties Alabamians had during the Great Depression

TBT: News from the Times Daily, Florence, Alabama November 17, 1931 In the midst of the Great Depression, with unemployment everywhere, the hope of…

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Oct. 6, 1905- Stories From the Florence Times which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama

Stories From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama County Singing Association The Lauderdale County Singing Association met…

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August 4, 1894 – Newspaper Personals and Stories from Hope and Rhodesville, Lauderdale County, Alabama

PERSONALS FROM HOPE AND RHODESVILLE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA THE TIMES DAILY, August 4, 1894, Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama.   Hope Happenings Hope, Alabama, July…

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TBT: Throwback Thursday – 1894 News – Prisoners lonely, mill burned, and horse throws Mr. C. Smith

New from the Times Daily – Florence, Alabama June 2, 1894 TWENTY-SIX PRISONERS LONELY There are twenty-six prisoners in the Huntsville Jail, and the…

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Forks of Cypress -1822 mansion in Florence, Alabama, had an air-conditioned basement [see pics & films]

(Updated with a new film) Five miles north of Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama was a wonderful example of a temple type mansion, popularized by…

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TBT:THROWBACK THURSDAY – The Wilson Dam Schools of 1920 [includes a vintage film of the school and children]

(The Wilson Dam Schools had some very innovative programs as can be seen by this historic vintage film) The Wilson Dam School From Times…