Tag: Early Alabama

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Perhaps this is why many people left Alabama in 1837

Many people left Alabama for greener pastures during this financial panic. (continued below) FLUSH TIMES IN ALABAMA (transcribed from History of Alabama and Dictionary…

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – Imagine having to dye all your clothes like our ancestors did – Here are some of their recipes

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Patron+ Gen. Woodward tells of coming to Alabama Governor’s aid during a fist fight in this letter written Nov. 1858

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Patron+ Did you know that in 1932 the Birmingham Municipal Airport was the only airport in the South that received an A-T-A rating [vintage photographs]

Patron+ member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. The Birmingham Airport opened in 1931. At the time…

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Spanish, French and English immigrants move to Alabama – natives threatened [pictures & film]

IMMIGRANTS ARRIVE IN ALABAMA SLOWLY (The following was transcribed as written from: Alabama, Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men: From 1540 to…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[film] Did you know the first Alabama radio broadcast made to Thomas Edison from Auburn University?

First Radio in Alabama The state of Alabama did not have a licensed radio station until 1922. The first Alabama's radio broadcast was made to Thomas…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know about these Alabama firsts? [see pics]- Skeleton of pre-historic man found in cave, 1st trolley & 1st human rocket

Did you know......? "The world's first Electric Trolley System was introduced in Montgomery in 1886." Below: A busy street in Montgomery in the mid-1880s.…

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Stafford Hotel in Tuscaloosa sits on land of female college dating back to 1830 [old pics]

Stafford Plaza in 2009 stands on old site of first Alabama Female Academy in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ALABAMA FEMALE INSTITUTE (First called  Alabama Female Academy…