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    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 Vick Clark is among the clerical force at the Racket Store. Ed Daniel has opened a restaurant in the old Speegle...

    Files from yesteryear: 1918, 1938

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    From the files of 1918 Mrs. John Lewis and children, of Birmingham, are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Linton. Colonel and Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1955

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    From the files of 1955 Fred Harbison won the Grand Championship at the Beef Show with a shorthorn steer. Mary Wood won Reserve Champion with...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936 The Cullman County High School was closed on April 1, 1936, due to lack of funds. Mrs. Oldacre spoke to...

    Files from yesteryear: 1951

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    From the files of 1951 North Walter News Mr. and Mrs. Leak Hosey, of Akron, Ohio, were the Wednesday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1951

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    From the files of 1951 New Harmony News Charley Benefield was buried at New Home last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Carmon Maze spent last week with relatives...

    Files from yesteryear: 1951

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    From the files of 1951 Mr. and Mrs. Collidge Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hughes visited Mr. and Mrs. T.E. Woodard, in Haleyville on...

    Files from yesteryear: 1902, 1932

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    From the files of 1902 Since the new bell, recently presented to the M.E. Church South, has been properly hung, its volume and tone are...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937, 1954

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    From the files of 1937 Miss Jeanette Green returned Wednesday from Roswell, New Mexico, where she has been since January. Her many friends are glad...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 Marriages: August 26, S.S. Abbott, 59, to Mollie Murray, 50. August 27, Otice L. Jones, 20, to Sarah Tankersley, 21. August 28, Meredith...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 The State of Alabama owns 4,221 buildings. The appraised value of these buildings, including  contents, is $36,079,850. This property is...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937, 1954

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    From the files of 1937 On Tuesday, August 17, the W.C. Griffith Gin at Hanceville had the privilege of processing Cullman County’s first bale of...

    Files from yesteryear: 1950

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    From the files of 1950 Arthur Jack Hyatt, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Hyatt of Cullman graduated with honors from Florence State Teachers College. Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1937, 1994

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    From the files of 1937 Doctor R.B. Dodson is Commander of the American Legion. Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Kirtt, who formerly lived at West Point, have...

    Files from yesteryear: 1933, 1952

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    From the files of 1933 Mrs. J.E. Pierce and son, Leroy of Cullman, spent the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Nesmith at...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936

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    From the files of 1936 Ralph H. Sanders is the new minister at the First Christian Church in Cullman. He is a native of Savannah,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1951

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    From the files of 1951 Oak Level News Reverend J.S. Shults filled his appointment here on Sunday and Sunday night. Mrs. Loy Hinkle, Freida and Frances, attended...

    Files from yesteryear: 1901, 1954

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    From the files of 1901 W.F. Reese, of Joppa, killed two snakes in his hay field last week. One was 5 feet, 5 inches long, with...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936 The dry season threatens the water supply in Cullman and Cullman County. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crouen are visiting relatives here,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1933, 1952

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    From the files of 1933 Mrs. J.E. Pierce and son, Leroy of Cullman, spent the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Nesmith at...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936

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    From the files of 1936 Ralph H. Sanders is the new minister at the First Christian Church in Cullman. He is a native of Savannah,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930

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    From the files of 1900 Miss Fannie Watts of Etha is attending music school at Holly Pond. D.E. Jones is postmaster at Jones Chapel.                     The sixth annual...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900   M. Dickerman has purchased the sawmill, belonging to W. Turney, near Vinemont.   Doctor W.A. Barclift of Hartselle is having a cottage...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936 Joe C. Sapp spent Monday in Birmingham. Coroner J. Grady Moss has a sprained ankle. Professor and Mrs. Joe Ray, of Hanceville,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1916, 1920

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    From the files of  1916 W. Tom Vandiver spent Monday in Birmingham. The Honorable George Parker spent Wednesday at Brilliant. A dance was enjoyed at the Growlers...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954 Mrs. Cecil Looney, of Geraldine, was the guest last week of Mrs. Lois Weeks. Mrs. Weeks returned home with her...

    Files from yesteryear: 1904, 1954

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    From the files of 1904 Miss Annie McConnell has returned to her studies in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Joseph Rudder returned Wednesday from an extended visit in Knoxville. Captain...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936 Mr. G.W. Tingle passed away on October 10. There were 12 children born to this union. Burial was at Mars...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936

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    From the files of 1936 Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Ray attended the funeral of their cousin, Mrs. Sam Bradford, at Bethsadia, on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936 This dry season threatens the water supply in Cullman and Cullman County. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crouen are visiting relatives here,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    George Markland has bought a lot on Highlands, with the view of building a nice residence. Some very naughty boys cut the German Society flags...

    Files from yesteryear: 1917, 1937

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    From the files of 1917 Mrs. O. Kinney, Mrs. G.W. Johnson, Honorable and Mrs. A.A. Griffith have returned from a ten day stay in Dawson...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 Mr. Bill Clapp and Geraldine Mugrove surprised their friends by getting married last Thursday. They are residing with Mr. and...

    Files from yesteryear: 1930, 1936

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    From the files of 1930 The County Board of Education has moved into its newly remodeled building, which is one of the finest in the...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930

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    From the files of 1900 R.W. Riley of Joppa was here on Monday. A.J. York attended the sheriff’s convention, in Montgomery, this week. Doctor J.S.O. Whitson, of...

    Files from yesteryear: 1920, 1930

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    From the files of 1920 The new sheriff of Cullman County appointed by Governor Thomas E. Kilby is Mr. J.W. Lambert of the Welti Community....

    Files from yesteryear: 1930

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    From the files of 1930 Presidents of the various organizations on the Cullman County High School campus are Boys Council – Juel Lee, Girls Council...

    Files from yesteryear: 1950

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    From the files of 1950 Funeral services were held on Friday, at Hopewell for Mrs. Ruby Dial McNeal, who died in Birmingham, on November 16. Reverend...

    Files from yesteryear: 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1930 The bodies of two Cullman County soldiers arrived home, Emory McConnell and Ulyses Yeager. Mr. Jessie Smith is erecting a cotton...

    Files from yesteryear 1930

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    From the files of 1930 Presidents of the various organizations on the Cullman County High School campus are Boys Council – Juel Lee, Girls Council...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930

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    From the files of 1900 Arthur and Walter Oden are at the bedside of their father, Captain E.J. Oden. Reverend Anson West has about recovered from...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1936

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    From the files of 1900 George Patrick of Ryan’s Cross Roads was here yesterday. C.N. Peek, of Eddy, was in Cullman on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. R.E....

    Files from yesteryear: 1936

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    From the files of 1936 The Vinemont 4-H Club elected officers at the school on Wednesday. President-Marie Drake, Vice-President- Dorothy Lawrence, Secretary-Daisy Edge, Cheer Leader-Myron...

    Files from yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    From the files of 1904 C.F.J. Hartung, M.D., came home from Chattanooga this week. Louis Owen, Esquire and Frank Johnson, of Bremen, were in town this...

    Files from yesteryear: 1932, 1952

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    From the files of 1932 Inez and Bertie Young spent Saturday night with their sister, Mrs. H.J. Mize. Attending the quilting at Mrs. Henry Mobley’s on...

    Files from yesteryear: 1908, 1932, 1933

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    From the files of 1908 The county teachers institute was held at Joppa with County Superintendent D.V. Smith presiding. Cullman has secured the county high school, ...

    Files from yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    From the files of 1904 Warm, dry weather continues. Arthur Sanderman is behind the counter at Vinemont Grocery Company. Indications point to a victory for the Democratic...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 Teachers Hanceville – J.R. Edmondson, Principal, James Cooper, Frances Fraser, Joe Ray, Dixie Christian, Beatrice Alexander, Mrs. Lucille Rowell, Beulah Caudell,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 County Board of Education: R.E. Moore, Superintendent; Doctor J.G. Daves, President; T.F. Gladney, Vice- President; Judge Tankersley; A. Pinkerton and...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    From the files of 1904 Warm, dry weather continues. Arthur Sanderman is behind the counter at Vinemont Grocery Company. Indications point to a victory for the Democratic...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937, 1954

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    From the files of 1937 October is here -the month of witches, black cats and spooks. Already at Fairview High we are looking forward to...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 We are in receipt of a copy of E.T. Paul’s latest and greatest March entitled, “Dawn of the Century March.” Fifteen...

    Files from yesteryear: 1920, 1930

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    From the files of 1920 The new sheriff of Cullman County appointed by Governor Thomas E. Kilby is Mr. J.W. Lambert of the Welti Community....

    Files from yesteryear: 1936

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    The Vinemont 4-H Club elected officers at the school on Wednesday. President-Marie Drake, Vice-President- Dorothy Lawrence, Secretary-Daisy Edge, Cheer Leader-Myron Nesmith and Song Leader-Naomi...

    Files from yesteryear 1916, 1930

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    From the files of 1916 Electric washing machines are advertised by  C.A. Stiefelmeyer for $44.00 for one model and $52.50 for the other model. Doctor Sidney...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 Married at Vinemont on November 21 were W.H. Fowler and Mrs. Nancy C. Petts of Chicago. The ceremony was performed...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937, 1954

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    From the files of 1937 October is here -the month of witches, black cats and spooks. Already at Fairview High we are looking forward to...

    Files from yesteryear: 1898, 1937, 1957

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    The first open cotton boll of the season that we have seen was brought in on August 17th, by James Trapp. Fire at early dawn...

    Files from yesteryear: 1939

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    Mr. John Ivey visited Mr. Hiram Ivey, of Joppa, on Sunday evening. Misses Jennie Miller and Ruth and Ruby Johnson were the Saturday evening callers...

    Files from yesteryear: 1957

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    From the files of 1957  Hanceville Happenings  Holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clate Hamrick were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hamrick, Mr. and Mrs. Quinnon Holmes...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936  This dry season threatens the water supply in Cullman and Cullman County.  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crouen are visiting relatives here,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1930, 1936

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    From the files of 1930  The County Board of Education has moved into its newly remodeled building, which is one of the finest in the...

    Files form yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900  Married at Vinemont on November 21 were W.H. Fowler and Mrs. Nancy C. Petts of Chicago. The ceremony was performed...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954  Sergeant First Class Taylor Weldon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Weldon, spent a few days at home last week...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1900  M. Dickerman has purchased the sawmill, belonging to W. Turney, near Vinemont.  Doctor W.A. Barclift, of Hartselle, is having a cottage...

    Files from yesteryear: 1916, 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1916 W. Tom Vandiver spent Monday in Birmingham. The Honorable George Parker spent Wednesday at Brilliant. Doctor P.M. Allison has returned home from...

    Files from yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964   Mrs. Clemons Father Dies Here Sunday  Robert Woods Blair, age 62, father of Mrs. L.H. Clemmons, died at the Cullman Hospital,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964  W.F. Looney Dies  Funeral services were held on January 22nd, at the Corinth West Church, for William Frazer Looney, age 73,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1905, 1935

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    From the files of 1905  The Ladies Symphony and a number of friends met at the M.L. Robertson home on the 27th.   Presenting the program of...

    Files from yesteryear: 1903, 1933

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    From the files of 1903  Fred Betz is building two cottages for rent.  Reverend C.E. Sheibe and John Engel left on Tuesday, to a conference in...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1900  Vick Clark is among the clerical force at the Racket Store.  Ed Daniel has opened a restaurant in the old Speegle...

    Files from yesteryear: 1918, 1938

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    From the files of 1918  Mrs. John Lewis and children, of Birmingham, are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Linton.  Colonel and Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1934, 1937

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    From the files of 1934    Little Mary Landel Carr has been quite ill at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Carr.   Doctor and...

    Files from yesteryear: 1904, 1934, 1954

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    From the files of 1904  Fresh Michigan celery at Mages every Saturday. – Adv.   To regulate the price of cotton, producers are going to hold one...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954  The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Jones was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday.   Bobby McClendon, son of Mr. and...

    Files from yesteryear: 1918, 1955

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    From the files of 1918   Marvin Scott, who is on the USS Pennsylvania, will arrive Sunday to spend a few days with his mother, Mrs....

    Files from yesteryear: 1905, 1935

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    From the files of 1905 The Ladies Symphony and a number of friends met at the M.L. Robertson home on the 27th. Presenting the program...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1950

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    From the files of 1936  Congressman-elect, Luther Patrick, of Birmingham, will speak at the Cullman County Courthouse on Saturday afternoon at two o’clock. It is...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1930, 1950

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    From the files of 1900  M. Dickerman has purchased the sawmill, belonging to W. Turney, near Vinemont.   Doctor W.A. Barclift, of Hartselle, is having a cottage...

    Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1950

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    From the files of 1900 The Polytechnic College will close Friday and the scholars will picnic at Blue Hole on Saturday. Mrs. Judge Fuller and pretty...

    Files from yesteryear: 1936, 1900

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    From The Files Of 1936 The senior class of the Cullman County High School will enjoy a picnic at the George Stiefelmeyer Camp on Friday. Miss...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954 Mrs. Cecil Looney, of Geraldine, was the guest last week of Mrs. Lois Weeks. Mrs. Weeks returned home with her...

    Files from yesteryear: 1954

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    From the files of 1954 Shaw Breaks Leg Ronald Shaw, 16, member of the Hanceville football squad, received a broken leg in the third quarter of...

    Files from yesteryear: 1917, 1937

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    From the files of 1917 Mrs. O. Kinney, Mrs. G.W. Johnson, Honorable and Mrs. A.A. Griffith have returned from a ten day stay in Dawson...

    Files from yesteryear: 1937

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    From the files of 1937 Mr. Bill Clapp and Geraldine Mugrove surprised their friends by getting married last Thursday. They are residing with Mr. and...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964 Mrs. Clemmons’ Father Dies Here Sunday. Robert Woods Blair, age 62, father of Mrs. L.H. Clemmons, died at the Cullman Hospital,...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1964

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    From the files of 1964 W.F. Looney Dies Funeral services were held on January 22nd, at the Corinth West Church, for William Frazer Looney, age 73,...

    Files from yesteryear: 1920, 1934

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    From the files of 1920 Mr. Conrad Howard spent Saturday night with Professor J.D. Knight. Mrs. Ella Doss and children spent Sunday with Mrs. James Sargent. Mr....

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1934

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    From the files of 1904 Nathan Kelley will leave next week for the West. Get your schoolbooks at C.A. Stiefelmeyer’s. Adv. Mr. and Mrs. John Reese have...

    Files from Yesteryear: 1904, 1954

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    From the files of 1904 Miss Annie McConnell has returned to her studies in Tuscaloosa. Mrs. Joseph Rudder returned Wednesday from an extended visit in Knoxville. Captain...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1937 and 1954

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    From the files of 1937: Miss Jeanette Green returned Wednesday from Roswell, New Mexico, where she has been since January. Her many friends are glad...

    Files from yesterday: 1937

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    From The Files Of 1937:  Marriages:  August 26  S.S. Abbott, 59, to Mollie Murray, 50  August 27  Otice L. Jones, 20, to Sarah Tankersley, 21  August 28  Meredith McKleroy, 18, to...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1937

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    From The Files Of 1937: The State of Alabama owns 4,221 buildings. The appraised value of these buildings, including contents, is $36,079,850. This property is...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1954 and 1937

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    From the files of 1954: Births for July: Eighty-three babies were born in Cullman County during July. Boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. C. S....

    Flies from yesteryear: from the files of 1954 and 1937

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    From the files of 1954: Marie Peinhardt was chosen Cullman County’s first Dairy Maid, in the contest held Friday at Klein’s creamery. She is the...

    Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1934 and 1954

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    From the files of 1934: Mrs. Johnnie Drake, of Route One, Lacon is ill with typhoid fever in the Cullman Hospital. Miss Clara Werdt is expected...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1904 and 1934

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    From the files of 1904: Professor J.L. Gibson has moved to Falkville, where he is in charge of the college there. Miss Dora E. Schneider and...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1920

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    Miss Audrey Chandler spent Sunday in Hanceville with friends. Horace Quattlebaum of Akron, Ohio is spending a few days in Cullman. Mr. Talmadge Bland has accepted...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1952

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    Memorial services will be held at Bethlehem West on May 14, beginning at 10o’clock. Jimmy Rogers of Berlin was run over and badly injured by...

    Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1932 and 1952

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    From the files of 1932: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Wachter announce the birth of a daughter on April 27, whom they have named Dorothy Clair. Mr....