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PATRON + RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Three popular fish recipes from the 1920s

Recipe Wednesday -- from the 1920s Salt-Codfish Salad Soak one pound of salt cod in cold water overnight. Drain water, put more cold water…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A day of infamy – [vintage film] Take time today to remember those who sacrificed so much by sending a letter for free

On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory killing more than 2,300 Americans. The U.S.S.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know a senator from Alabama has a cross-country highway named after him? Here is why

A senator from Alabama was instrumental in enacting the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which became the first federal highway funding legislation. The cross-country…

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This man from Springville, Alabama became head of one of the largest programs in the United States and most people don’t know his name.

Did you or your parents participate in this program? Share your experiences in the comments below. June 26, 1935 was an important day for…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Sheffield, Alabama has a historic village laid out in the form of the Liberty Bell [films & pics]

WWI need for nitrates During 1916 as the United States was drawing closer to involvement in the war in Europe, it became apparent to…