Tag: JEFFERSON COUNTY

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John T. Milner Bridge – dedication of bridge in 1929

DEDICATION OF THE JOHN T. MILNER BRIDGE December 12, 1929 Address by General R. E. Steiner As a boy, I lived in Greenville, Alabama,…

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Amazing! 1887 descriptions of early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama

The following excerpt describing early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama is from the book, BIRMINGHAM & JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA HISTORICAL & BIOGRAPHICAL by Teeple &…

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New genealogy book includes names from the early days of Birmingham, Alabama

I started something new specifically for those interested in family research and genealogy in Alabama. Collected genealogy information As I conducted research for interesting…

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Remarkable 1876 letter from Texas to Alabama mentions how former resident Walker K. Baylor died in Texas in 1845

Letter from Tyler, Texas March 2, 1876 printed in the Birmingham Iron Age March 23, 1876 -from Thomas Smith to Frank Grace. This is…

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Unidentified photographic treasures at the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Frequently, I run across interesting unidentified photographic treasures. Here are a few I found at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. If you…