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PATRON + The Wayside Cottage – what life was like for a sharecropper in Lowndes Co. in 1935

This unedited story has been transcribed from WPA (Works Project Administration) stories on Lowndes County from 1935. THE WAYSIDE COTTAGE Mr. & Mrs. C.…

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Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…