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  • Benjamin Lloyd's Primitive Hymns

    The Primitive Hymns , a hymnbook first published in 1841 in Wetumpka, Elmore County, is still in use by...
  • Prince Hall Masons in Alabama

    The Prince Hall Masons, an African American fraternity, was established in 1775 in Boston,…
  • Progressivism

    In response to numerous social, political, and economic developments at the end of the nineteenth century,...
  • Prohibition in Alabama

    Alabama enacted Prohibition in 1907, well before the federal era of nationwide Prohibition (1919-1933). Throughout …
  • Protective Life Corporation

    Protective Life Corporation was founded in 1907 in Birmingham. By 1928, one year after a merger with...
  • Providence

    Providence is located in central Marengo County in the southwestern part of the state.
  • Luke Pryor

    Lawyer, planter, and politician Luke Pryor (1820-1900) served briefly in the U.S. Senate and is little...
  • Pterosaurs

    The order Pterosauria includes almost 200 species of flying reptiles that co-existed with the dinosaurs...
  • Public Education During the Civil War and Reconstruction Era

    Public education in Alabama virtually ceased during the long Civil War. In the early days of the conflict,...
  • Public Education in Alabama After Desegregation

    The end of segregated schools in the South, and in Alabama, was supposed to take place in 1954 with the...

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