Tag: United States History

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A day of infamy – [vintage film] Take time today to remember those who sacrificed so much by sending a letter for free

On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory killing more than 2,300 Americans. The U.S.S.…

News - from the past & the present

Amazing prediction made in 1931 that a woman who would be elected to executive office would be from Arkansas – see news article.

While searching for something else, I frequently run across another interesting story. This is the case with this news abstract.  The initial sentence of…

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TBT: Throwback Thursday – July 7, 1943 – rationing newspapers – was there a conspiracy?

TBT: Throwback Thursday July 7, 1943– What do you think? Was their censorship or simply shortages which caused rationing of newsprint in WWII? Share…

News - from the past & the present

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know a senator from Alabama has a cross-country highway named after him? Here is why

A senator from Alabama was instrumental in enacting the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which became the first federal highway funding legislation. The cross-country…