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Days Gone By - stories from the past

Seventh Alabama Governor’s wife writes about her life in early Alabama

EXCERPT FROM JOURNAL OF MRS. GOVERNOR JOHN GAYLE 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh Governor, left a journal which her descendants…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Alabama was the 1st home for two programs that helped married men during the depression

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families…

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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…