Tag: 1930’s

News - from the past & the present

The 15th cause of death in Alabama on June 22, 1937, was malaria

It is hard to imagine now, but in 1937 Alabamians feared death from malaria during the summer. Transcribed From the Tuscaloosa News June 22, 1937…

News - from the past & the present

This man from Springville, Alabama became head of one of the largest programs in the United States and most people don’t know his name.

Did you or your parents participate in this program? Share your experiences in the comments below. June 26, 1935 was an important day for…


PATRON + Shelby County once had the reputation as being the “moonshingest” county in the state of Alabama.

Interesting transcription of a story about Birmingham Moonshining From the Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C.– April 9, 1935 by Robert H. Brown, Central Press Writer Birmingham,…