Tag: 1950’s

A Valentine story – Endless Love – this will bring tears to your eyes

An Endless Love by Christie Seiler Boeke Bob, thinking back on our life together, it is impossible for me to remember a time when you were not a part of me. Bob and Christie 1949 I know I am who … Read More

About Christie Seiler Boeke

Christie was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from North Georgia College and Emory University, Christie pursued her career further as a Microbiologist/Toxicologist in a contact lenses and solutions company in Atlanta as manager of Toxicology. After a long and full career, she is now retired in the Villages, Florida where she belongs to several writing groups, including the Florida Writers Association. She also enjoys genealogy, watercolor painting and her grandchildren.
Growing up in Atlanta, Christie was always interested in the history of that city. Her mother was an avid storyteller, and Christie’s historical fiction novels are based on many of the stories of her families’ rich heritage.

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It Smells like a Polecat – How could you mistake it?

It Smells Like A Polecat by Inez McCollum How could any animal be more beautiful than a skunk! Nature dictates that a “red flag” come up whenever you see one. I recently saw the first skunk I had seen in … Read More

About Inez McCollum

Inez McCollum - grew up in Etowah County.  Married Mack McCollum, a BI-vocational minister.  Moved to Birmingham to work while he worked and went to Howard College/Samford University.  Inez and Mack had three sons, Jay, Joe and John.  They bought their first home in what is now Hoover.  Inez continues to be active in Shades Mountain Baptist Church and some of the civic organizations in Hoover.  Inez also enjoys reading, travel and spending time with friends.

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[old pics & films] Fired from her second film, she later became a famous actress in the 1940s and 1950s. Do you know her name?

She began her film career at the age of twelve, with the encouragement of her mother. After the film, her mother gave her a make-over, bleached her hair platinum blonde, then she used false identification, and she got a film contract for her … Read More

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Listening to the Radio while Grandpop whittled – those were the good old days!

THE “WHATNOT” AND THE RADIO by Becki McAnnally August 24, 2011 Our grandparents and great-grandparents would surely marvel and declare that our modern communications systems were from the devil… sometimes I wonder if they aren’t myself. He was not fat … Read More

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The commercial at the bottom [film] seems for dangerous for the actress – I wonder if she had health issues later

These television commercials from the 1950s and 60s provide a glimpse of life in those days.   Do you remember this Dinah Shore commercial? It really sold cars for Chevrolet. Commercials From The 50s, 60s, and 70s DVD And of … Read More

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Are Old Time Tent Revivals and Brush Arbor Meetings Still Around?

Are Old Time Tent Revivals Still Around? by Jean Butterworth Who remembers those old time tent revivals? It takes hot summer heat, a very large tent set up on a vacant lot, lots of saw dust on the ground and … Read More

About Jean Butterworth

Jean Champion Butterworth is originally from Tuscaloosa County, graduating from Tuscaloosa County High School, Druid City Hospital School of Nursing and The University of Alabama. She is a retired nurse. Working 27 years at The Children’s Hospital as Department Director, Specialty Clinics. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, The Middle East, and Eastern Europe. She can be contacted at jeanbutterworth1@gmail.com

She also has a Kindle book entitled, Chinaberries and Other Memories of Alabama

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