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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Albany in 1908

HISTORY COLUMN: In November 1908, presidential election results were updated during the evening at the Dougherty County courthouse.

Among the odd events that occurred 105 years ago in November were the discovery of an old 50-cent piece in a cow, a six-fingered fugitive and a couple of wild performers at the carnival.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at John F. Kennedy

HISTORY: This week is a look back at the life and assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who died 50 years ago.

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell writes about interesting events, places and people from the past.


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