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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Thanksgiving day was once observed quietly in Birmingham on November 26, 1874

In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly, but not universally, traced to a sparsely documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in…

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PATRON – On April 9, 1874 – Three street cars for Montgomery passed down the road on a freight train in Tuscaloosa

Patron member story - This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: News from around the State…

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PATRON – Transcribed excerpts of articles about local people in the Birmingham Iron Age from March 26, 1874.

This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: Below are some excerpts of articles and stories about local…

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PATRON – Transcriptions of personals notes from around the State of Alabama in the 2nd edition of the Birmingham Iron Age Newspaper published February 19, 1874.

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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…