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Things That Go Bump in the Night

“Things that go bump in the night” is a much used term from a now infamous trial. That was a new expression to me; but I have found it to describe several events in my life. When soft drink makers … Read More

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Make sure she’s dead

Malaria Outbreak My grandparents lived in Mount Creek, Alabama. There had been a malaria outbreak, which was very common during this time frame, and my Grandmother Leloa came down with the disease. After a week of being sick she stopped … Read More

Bryce Hospital Staff and Four New Graduate Nurses ed 1930

Will this Historic Site be preserved?

Bryce Hospital Memories by Jean Butterworth   Bryce Hospital was built in Tuscaloosa, Alabama at the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. Thomas Kirkbride who was considered an early pioneer of hospital design, designed the hospital. It is an … Read More