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The Slick Law ruled in the early day of Cherokee County and it was vicious

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By Rev. J. D. Anthony Part VI A clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed from The…

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PATRON + Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14-year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…

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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…

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How a system of education was developed in early Alabama Part III – written by the first Superintendent

(Continued from Part II How a system of Public education developed in early Alabama Part III -The author Gen. William F. Perry was the first…

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How a system of education was developed in early Alabama Part IV -written by the first Superintendent

(Continued from Part III - The author Gen. William F. Perry was the first superintendent of education in Alabama) THE GENESIS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION…