Tag: 1870’s

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PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS- Teaching in Alabama in the 1870s was quite an experience!

  EXCERPT FROM REFLECTIONS OF AN ALABAMA TEACHER, 1875-1950 by Julia L. Willard (Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol 38, No. 04, Winter…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Madame Wooster cared for the sick in Birmingham & had a romance with John Wilkes Booth is honored at UAB

[The Lou Wooster Public Health Award at the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Public Health is presented annually by the University of…

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PATRON – The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874, when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

Read about more events that happened on this date in ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume 1 at Amazon.com The first edition of the Birmingham Iron…

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PATRON – Transcribed excerpts from the Birmingham Iron Age published on March 19, 1874, about people and events

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PATRON – Jurors transcribed from the April 2, 1874 edition of The Birmingham Iron Age newspaper, Birmingham, Alabama

This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: List of Jurors Drawn for the Spring Term 1874…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Actress Lillian Russell discovered the anguish of chigger bites in Alabama – funny story

Jackson Hotel at Blount Springs ca. 1900  Blount Springs - summer resort in rural setting “Blount Springs's mineral springs and rural setting made it…

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Part VIII – Excerpt from Hugh Cardon’s History of Cherokee County written in 1936

First Confederate Cannon was made from iron in Cherokee County, Alabama HUGH CARDON'S HISTORY OF CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA  Part VIII Mr. Hugh Cardon wrote…