Tag: Politics

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PATRON – Political candidates from Chambers County announce their candidacy in 1916

SCROLL DOWN TO READ STORY (Excerpts transcribed from The Valley Daily Times-News, Lanett, Alabama, February 17, 1916) ANNOUNCEMENTS (Political Advertisements) FOR TAX COLLECTOR We…

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Early pictures from Bibb County, Alabama includes photograph of courthouse before it was razed in 1890 to build current one

Do you know anything about these photographs?   Brown Bros. Saw Mill No 2 near Randolph Ala ca. 1900 Collection of Duke and Weeks…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – She was alone in the wilderness with her seven children when she met Andrew Jackson in 1818 – guess what happened next

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

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – There was once a question of rebuilding the capitol building in Montgomery after the disastrous fire.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…