April 30, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff
This edition of Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly column examines the life and times of Wiregrass doctor Curtis Espy around the turn of the 20th century.
Life in early-twentieth-century rural communities was very different – and far more informally personal – than life today. We can see this when we compare our business activities with those of Dr. Curtis Espy of Midland City, Alabama.
Dr. Espy was a well-known physician and business owner. He was born in Abbeville in 1876, graduated…