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Searching for Nannie B: Connecting Three Generations of Southern Women

FEATURED BOOK - Searching for Nannie B: Connecting Three Generations of Southern Women by Nancy Owen Nelson How would you be affected if your…

Genealogy InformationNews - from the past & the present

New genealogy book includes names from the early days of Birmingham, Alabama

I started something new specifically for those interested in family research and genealogy in Alabama. Collected genealogy information As I conducted research for interesting…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST- On November 24, 1941 – Fire Department in Tuscumbia asks for old toys to repair for needy childr

SECOND APPEAL FOR TOYS MADE BY FIRE CHIEF Contributions Will Be Given To Poor Families During Christmas Season With Christmas Eve but a month…

News - from the past & the present

Shelby County once had the reputation as being the “moonshingest” county in the state of Alabama.

Interesting transcription of a story about Birmingham Moonshining From the Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C.– April 9, 1935 by Robert H. Brown, Central Press Writer Birmingham,…