Tag: United States History

Days Gone By - stories from the past

RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Three popular fish recipes from the 1920s

Recipe Wednesday -- from the 1920s Salt-Codfish Salad Soak one pound of salt cod in cold water overnight. Drain water, put more cold water…

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…

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…