Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Have you ever had beef tea? Here is the 1903 recipe plus more

FROM: THE PERFECT WOMAN 1903 by K. T. Boland “The majority of mankind believe animal food to be a necessary constituent of the diet. We…

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FORGOTTEN PHOTOS: Baseball in Alabama – Do you know the names or anything about these people?

Here are some interesting photographs at the Alabama Department of Archives and History of some baseball player,  probably from around Alabama. Do you know…

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Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States!

Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States! This really provides insight into the state of…

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Great description of town and people of Decatur, Alabama before it was burned during the Civil War

RECOLLECTIONS OF CAROLINE LEADINGHAM (Written June 8, 1895) Our home and the place of my birth was near Mooresville, Limestone county, Ala. In the…

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Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery had many descendants in Alabama!

Discover Samuel Lowery's descendants in Some Alabama Descendants of SAMUEL LOWERY Revolutionary War Soldier Revolutionary War( usembassy.gov) Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery was believed to…

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FORGOTTEN PHOTOS: Vintage photographs of soldiers in the Confederacy with links to the source of photographs found at the ADAH

FORGOTTEN PHOTOS: Vintage photographs of soldiers in the Confederacy with links to the source of photographs found at the ADAH Do you have additional…

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Wonderful video of Civil War veterans! Includes actual words from Blue and Gray veterans as well as Black veterans who served with their masters

It will bring tears to your eyes Sometimes we discover films and videos on YouTube that are remarkable. This video is one of them.…

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Cattle thief, Intelligent farmer, Eccentric lawyers, and a General who opposed secession represented Walker County, Alabama

Early Representatives of Walker County, Alabama (from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886) by Hon. E. A.…

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Living conditions were difficult in early steel days – this film & vintage photographs tell the tale

[These photographs of Birmingham, Alabama were taken in 1936.] Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. Most of the original settlers were of English…