Tag: 1930’s

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AUTHOR SUNDAY: Tuscaloosa & University of Alabama memories 1935-1942 [old pictures]

Originally, I’m from Tuscaloosa by Jean Butterworth Early Tuscaloosa Memories 1935-1942 How many times in conversation with strangers or friends do I say, “Originally…

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Amazing find – 1932 film of the Alabama aftermath of a massive tornado outbreak that killed possibly 300 people in Alabama on March 21, 1932

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PATRON – Vintage 1939 photographs of the progress in education and schools at Gee’s Bend, Wilcox County, Alabama

During 1937, the  Federal Resettlement agency (a part of Roosevelt's New Deal program) purchased the old Pettway plantation and two adjacent farms in the…

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The faces in the 33 photos of Coal Miners in and around Birmingham, Alabama in 1937 reflect the difficulty of their job (Updated)

These coal miners from Birmingham and Walker County, Alabama had no idea that when they went to work one cold morning in February of…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Why hasn’t the State of Alabama recognized this wonderful lady for her major accomplishments?

I had the wonderful opportunity of interviewing an extraordinary lady who grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, attended Ramsey High School, and went on to…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -An inspiring true-life story about the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930 – Part II

(Continued from Part I) An inspiring unedited true story from the author of History of Eufaula, published in 1930  SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE . .…