Tag: United States History


PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS – Ice was precious to southerners, here is a way they kept it in 1879 before refrigeration

  HOW TO KEEP ICE IN THE SICK ROOM (from July 2, 1879 edition of the Birmingham Iron Age) For those who have an…

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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…