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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Happy Birthday Vulcan!

Today, June 7th,  Vulcan, the largest cast iron statue in the world located in Birmingham, Alabama, is having a birthday. He is the centerpiece of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know that the University Club in Tuscaloosa was once the Governor’s Mansion? [vintage pictures]

The history of the beautiful University Club in Tuscaloosa dates back to the very beginning of the state of Alabama. Captain James H. Dearing,…

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – The Legislature donated the Old Capitol building to the State University in Tuscaloosa.

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – Moving details about the State of Alabama’s government moving to Montgomery

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Patron+ Simpson Manuscript – Gen. Clanton killed with shotgun by an attorney and stolen portrait of Vice-President William Rufus King

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Patron+ USA national debt – In 1894 speech Hon. Jos. Wheeler of Alabama cited statistics when and why it started

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Many Alabama Representatives stayed home in 1837 rather than risk voting on controversial legislation

LEGISLATIVE LABORS in 1837 written by William Garrett1 In those days, afternoon sessions were generally resorted to the second week, and business proceeded with…