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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Easter

HISTORY: Things associated with Easter

Christians across the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at quotes about foolishness

HISTORY: April Fool’s Day and more

Many historians believe April Fool’s Day dates as far back as 1582.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at 100 years of Marches | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: In March 1922, the first radio station in the South began broadcasting from Atlanta from WSB-AM (Welcome South, Brother).

See what was in the news during March across the years.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at the color green | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: The color green plays a big role in everyday life.

Wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day is traditional but many other things are also associated with that color.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back 104 years ago

HISTORY: Read all about it, March 1901

Even Albanians who could afford the luxury of electricity often found themselves powerless.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at February 121 years ago

HISTORY: See what was making the news in The Albany Daily Herald in February 1894.

The Exchange Bank of Albany had a paid-up capital totaling $60,000 in february 1894.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at animated love stories

HISTORY: Three family-safe love stories for Valentines Day

Feb. 15 will mark 65 years since the release of Walt Disney’s “Cinderella”

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at February 1934 Albany area news

HISTORY: Albany's President';s Ball raised a total of $527.30 for the Warm Springs Foundation

Fifty-eight dogs participated in the opening event of the Southern Amateur Field Trials in Albany.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at January 1940 news

HISTORY: In January 1940, a five-room apartment could be rented for $30 per month.

From sugar sacks to socks, business was brisk in Albany.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at quotes from MLK.

HISTORY: MLK shared his heart with all who would listen.

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Prohibition

HISTORY: Americans had a full year to stock up on intoxicating beverages before the era of prohibition became the law of the land.

From the 18th Amendment: “After one year from the ratification of this article, the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.”

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at some firsts

HISTORY: In honor of the upcoming first day of a new year, here is a look back at other firsts in history.

The first Coca-Cola cans were made in 1955 for shipment to Japan and the Pacific for consumption by military personel.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Christmas

HISTORY: True or false Christmas statements

It is true that, in 1925, Albany’s postmaster announced that, for the first time in the history of the U.S. Postal Service, there would be no mail delivered on Christmas Day.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back 75 years to 'Gone With The Wind'

HISTORY: 'Gone With The Wind' premiered at Atlanta's Loew's Grand on Dec. 15, 1939.

For the events centered around the premiere of “Gone With The Wind”, Georgia Gov. E.D. Rivers declared a three-day holiday for Dec. 13-15, 1939.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Albany 119 years ago

HISTORY: Businesses were growing in Albany, Georgia during December 1895.

Christmas was coming and news was plentiful during the holiday season 119 years ago.

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