Tag: 1940’s 1950’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

This is a Great Place to Visit in Birmingham, Alabama to pay respect to Veterans

A few months ago, I stopped at the Veteran's Memorial at the Liberty Park Exit of Interstate 459 to look again for relatives who…

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…