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  • Vine and Olive Colony

    The Vine and Olive Colony was an early settlement of French expatriates located near present-day Demopolis...
  • Howell Hubert Vines

    Howell Vines (1899-1981) is best characterized as a local-color author who drew his inspiration from...
  • Joseph F. Volker

    Joseph F. Volker (1913-1989) was a dentist, noted scientist, educator, and college administrator in his...
  • James Voss

    Alabamian James Shelton "Jim" Voss (1949- ) flew on five Space Shuttle missions,...
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Alabama

    The Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) was an effort by the U.S. Congress to outlaw voting regulations and procedures in …
  • Mary Elizabeth Vroman

    Mary Elizabeth Vroman (1924?-1967) was a young Alabama schoolteacher when she published her first story,...
  • Vulcan Materials Company

    Birmingham-based Vulcan Materials Company is the leading U.S. producer of construction aggregates, crushed...
  • Vulcan Statue and Vulcan Park

    The statue of Vulcan looks down over the city of Birmingham from a height of almost 600 feet, watching...
  • Wernher von Braun

    Wernher von Braun (1912-1977) was a German-born rocket engineer who headed up the U.S. space program...

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