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On this day 96 years ago the New York Yankees won their 1st World Series against the New York Giants, 4 games to 2 in the Polo Grounds.
“Should there be a stipulation on who has the right to tell certain stories? Is it dependent on the role certain groups play within the historical event landscape? Episode 95 will tackle this difficult topic.”
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Mr. Reuben Sims is the only documented lynching victim in Baldwin County, Alabama between 1877 to 1950.
Since he was the “only one” I wanted to try to find out a little more about the circumstances surrounding his lynching. Mr. Reuben Sims’ lynching made it in to newspapers across the country.
Below are some articles I found relating to Mr. Reuben Sims’ murder.
Babe Ruth frequented Leewood Golf Club so much there was a “special tunnel dug out under the railroad tracks so Babe Ruth could have quick access to Yankee Stadium without going 1/2 hr out of the way to hit a parkway that would take him there.” (baberuthcentral.com)
Trinity Chapel A.M.E. Church is located in Bay Minette, AL. According to the little cement block on the front, the church was founded in 1883. My Great Grandfather Scott Cox was a member of the Trinity Chapel A.M.E.
“I want the great masses of my people to take a greater pride in their personal appearance and to give their hair proper attention.” Madam C.J. Walker
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“Visiting our ancestral locations is a deeply transformative experience. In this episode, learn the ins and outs of planning a trip, what to expect, and how to incorporate the experience into your genealogy project.”