Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A woman is considered old at forty and no longer wears colors

During the 1930s, Great Depression era, many writers were employed to interview people around the United States, so their experiences and life history could…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that in 1896 Alabama had three sets of Republican delegates to the National convention?

AN ALABAMA CONTEST The United States presidential election of 1896 was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896. It was…

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This article from 1861 describes what volunteers for service in the Confederacy had to furnish from home

During the War Between the States, men who volunteered for service from the South had to furnish their own clothing and equipment while in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST & FILM -Forks of Cypress -1822 mansion in Florence, Alabama, had an air-conditioned basement

(Updated with a new film and Podcast) Five miles north of Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama was a wonderful example of a temple type mansion,…

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No other place in the United States has street names like those in the city of Mobile, Alabama

MOBILE STREETS' NAMES DATE FROM IMPORTANT PAGES WORLD'S HISTORY By Benjamin D. Baker Federal Writers' Project Council Chamber, City Hall Mobile, Alabama November 20,…