Tag: 1900’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

GOOD OLE DAYS: Do you remember trying to diaper a squirming baby using diaper pins?

I discovered these old photographs from Auburn University while doing some research.  If you have more information about them, click on the link at…

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Do you have ancestors from Southeast, Alabama? Maybe they are in this book.

The Dothan Eagle, Houston County, Alabama 1908 Newspaper Abstracts  Find your Southeast Alabama ancestor in this great KINDLE Book. Immediate download! Use your SEARCH…

News - from the past & the present

On May 25 the first-night airplane flight in the world took place in Alabama [see the vintage film]

On May 25, 1910,  the first-ever night-time airplane flight was made at Orville Wright's flying school near Montgomery, Alabama. Glinting now and then in the moonlight…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Mobile, Alabama, a colony of France, Britain and Spain – this {film and old photographs} reveals its mixed heritage

 First Capital of Colonial French Louisiana "On January 20, 1702, French colonists, led by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, establish Fort Louis de la Mobile on a…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Did you know that a woman from Birmingham, Alabama patented the first workable windshield wiper?

Mary Anderson was born in Greene County, Alabama in 1866. She moved with her widowed mother and sister to the booming town of Birmingham, Alabama…