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Many colonists escaped the Revolutionary War by settling in Alabama

Prior to 1800, many colonists loyal to the throne of Britain immigrated to north and south Alabama to escape involvement in the Revolutionary War…

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Has fatherhood changed much since 1881? See these rules from an 1881 newspaper

From an 1881 newspaper: Father's Rules for Governing children: Cultivate a love of giving fair play. Everyone, of course, likes to receive fair play,…

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News from August 27, 1911 – University of Alabama enrolls 400, Alabama fair, Y. M. C. A. and party in Pensacola

New from Tuscaloosa News August 27, 1911 ENROLLMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY WILL SHOW INCREASE J. C. Persons, bursar-registrar of the University of Alabama returned…

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Actual newspaper account of a sad tragedy in Selma between two well-known families published on July 4, 1877

(This is the actual 1877 newspaper account of a murder that took place between two respected families in Selma, Alabama. What a tragedy over…

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PATRON – Details of a shootout on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama on May 21 one hundred and thirty years ago

(Men sometimes settled their differences with guns in early Alabama as this story reveals) From The Weekly Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama 5/21/1885 BY ONE BALL…