Tag: 1940’s 1950’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Meet Under the Clock in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1950s – Do you remember these days?

(I remember dressing up in hats and gloves to go to downtown Birmingham and watch the double feature at the movies while my parents…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST [see films, story, pics] On the 1st day of January 1953, Hank Williams died at the young age of twenty-nine

He was born September 17, 1923, in Mount Olive, Butler County, Alabama and was regarded as one of the most significant and influential musicians of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

My Grandparents life on Shades Mountain in 1940 was very different from today [vintage pictures]

Life on Shades Mountain in 1940 was very different from today. Shades Mountain is part of Hoover, Alabama.  My Grandparents on Shades Mountain by…