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Don’t miss out on the sale –Over half-price off this paperback!

Click here to see the paperback version of Alabama Footprints Confrontation is on sale for $5.49 (List price $12.97) just in time for Christmas…

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PATRON – Sheriff sale of lands owned by Cowan, Seaman, Green, Post, and many others in Mobile 1840

(Transcribed from Advertiser and Register, Mobile, Alabama, March 13, 1840) SHERIFF SALE Planters' & Merchants' Bank of Mobile vs. fi fa Robert Cowan and…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST -A simple missile stands on a corner in Huntsville, a symbol of the space race with Russia in October 1957 & January 1958

In October 1957, Sputnik was launched by the Russians, but the US scientist in the then small town of Huntsville, Alabama were not far…

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PATRON – Winston County, Alabama – Newspaper accounts from 1890 reveal much about politics in Alabama before & after the War Between the States

Winston County, Alabama's opposition to the Confederacy is briefly mentioned in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird   and Paper Moon: A Novel (formerly Addie Pray) Tap…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Nobles brothers built the first locomotive built south of the Mason and Dixon line

A WAR TIME FOUNDRY A Story of a Confederate Foundry at the present Anniston By Kate Quintard Noble Roberts1 My Grandfather, James Noble, left…

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PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS – (Photos) Here is the way young women attending college dressed around 1900 when they went on an outing

The photographs below were made between 1890- 1910 and are probably of young women attending the Alabama Girls' Industrial School in Montevallo, Alabama which is…