George Huebner

My great-uncle George lived here up to World War II. He later went on to fight on the Western front of the war.

Alabama Clubwoman

Various Contributors. “Alabama Clubwoman.” November-December 1935.

This newsletter is filled with information and stories about life in Alabama during the Great Depression for women. Looking it as a piece of history, it did a lot to outline the club’s members and their roles during this time period, it serves as an interesting view of the world back then. It’s basically a piece of

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Monopoly: From the Landlord’s game to the Great Depression to the Modern Age

Imagine the year is 1935, and your father has come home with something odd he found at the store. It’s a board game you’ve never seen before, something new from a company called Parker Brothers called Monopoly. The game is interesting, albeit a bit complicated, but you and your family find it fun and it

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Band of Brothers

“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers, for he who sheds his blood with me on this day shall be my brother.”

William Shakespeare wrote that as part of his famous St. Crispin’s Day speech in Henry V. This kind of mentality exists throughout military history, even sometimes crossing battle lines. Put yourself back in the 1940s. You are in the middle of a battle in a faraway country where you have never been to before.

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