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Disciples of Christians/ Disciples of Christ

Disciples of Christ was a branch of the general body of Disciples or Christians, and sometimes called Christian churches, or churches of Christ (Disciples). This denomination traces its origin to the religious revival movement during the early years of the … Read More

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A Special Reunion – a family reunited

  A SPECIAL REUNION by FRED HARVEY WILLIAMS   My name is Fred Harvey Williams and my GGGGrandfather George French came to Alabama from Greenville, SC in about 1843.   My parents divorced when I was less than a year old and I … Read More

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Unusual Weights and Measures from 1880s

Household hints from the past: “A delicious whipped cream substitute is easily made by adding a sliced banana to the whites of one beaten egg and beating until stiff. The banana will completely dissolve.” “Place pieces of white bread in … Read More

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Neither rain, nor snow, nor texting

“Neither rain, nor snow, nor … texting” by Steve A. Maze Arab, Alabama For the most part, today’s modern post office consists of nice buildings, a counter full of computers, digital scales … and a long line of customers. The … Read More