While doing research for stories, I frequently run across many photographs of people, (identified and unidentified) like the ones below which may be of interest to descendants and researchers and post them on the website with any information recorded and links to the source.
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Boys’ basketball team at Ensley High School in Ensley, Alabama 1910 Q5516
“Straightening the paths for the Iron Horse” at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Ensley, Alabama. Here workmen at the Ensley Rail Mill straighten a steel rail, which presently will become a portion of track for some southern railroad. ca. 1949 photographer Roy T. Carter, Sr. Birmingham News-Age-Herald Q46227
Children and adults in the back of a wagon, ready for the “Annual Kindergarten Picnic” in Ensley ca. 1900-1910 – The Wagon is decorated with American flags. Q5517
Young African American boy, possibly Tillie Brooks of Ensley, Alabama. ca. 1910 The photograph was taken in Bessemer. Tintype is 2.24 x 3.25 inches and is enclosed in cardboard sleeve. Q49338
Discordance: The Cottinghams – a novel of Colonial America (Volume 1)
Louisa Thomas of Uniontown, Alabama ca. 1900 photographer Russell Brothers, Ensley, Alabama Q49370
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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Confrontation:: Lost & Forgotten Stories
Prior to statehood, Alabama was a vast wilderness with a large Native American population. It is only natural that when new immigrants from other states arrived, conflicts over the land would arise. Soon, these small conflicts exploded into war.
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- Threat of Starvation Men Turn To Mutiny
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I enjoy every thing you put on the internet. My family is from Alabama. Wish my dad could have lived to see some of the pictures etc. you have .
I’m glad you enjoy the stories. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Donna
Thank you so very much for sharing these Ensley, AL photos! My brick wall is my great grandfather whose last known whereabouts was in Ensley.
That’s me, the scrawny fellow on the back row. I was only 14 in 1900!
Do you have any pictures from Awin or Pineapple, AL/Moore Academy (1944-46)? I would love to see my mother is any of them. Thank you.
I have a picture of a sailor from Oct 25 1943, marked Aloia Studios, Easley Alabama. It was among my mom’s possessions when she passed away. If I can find the family, and the relationship they had with my mother, I would gladly give them the picture.