Tag Archive: Alabama

Newspapers and their dates – Alabama

While working with the Google News Archive collection you will have to be careful to pay attention to the date that appears on the scan title and the date that appears on actual… Continue reading

The Blind Slave Girl

This morning, Friday, February 17, 2017 as I lay in bed waiting for the sun rays to shine through the window and announce a new day, my thoughts turned to the blind girl… Continue reading

Coosa River Project

William Patrick Lay & Alabama Power Company A story that I find in an old newspaper will often lead to another more interesting story. That is the case with the William Patrick Lay… Continue reading

To Drink or Not to Drink

Prohibition in the United States 1920 to 1933 Although the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and the Volstead Act were enacted in 1920 there was a vigorous campaign for prohibition many years… Continue reading