Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A personal letter written from Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama on October 21, 1918 about the Flu Pandemic

In the following transcribed letter, Lucy describes her work to her son in the influenza ward at the Camp Sheridan hospital. Transcribed letter from…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Stories and ghostly tales from the 1930s of how Shades Valley in Jefferson County, Alabama was named

Stories and ghostly tales from the 1930s of how Shades Valley in Jefferson County, Alabama was named (WPA Alabama Writer's Project) There are at…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

One hundred years ago, the mother of co-education in Alabama woman passed away in Birmingham

One hundred years ago, on March 24, 1916, Julia Strudwick Tutwiler passed away in Birmingham, Alabama. Julia Strudwick Tutwiler Education and Reform Tutwiler was a…