Tag: American history

[vintage pics and story] Did you know that Vermont has the 1st written constitution abolishing slavery

The picturesque state of Vermont, land of maple syrup and beautiful fall foliage can also claim to have the first written constitution in North America to provide for the the abolition of slavery, suffrage for men who did not own … Read More

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When did you first start wearing lipstick?

LIPSTICK BY INEZ MCCOLLUM When I first began wearing lipstick, Mother would only permit natural colored which would be much like lip gloss which is so popular today.  I finally made it to my all time favorite color of bright … 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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