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  • World War II POW Camps in Alabama

    During World War II, the state of Alabama was home to approximately 16,000 German prisoners of war (POWs)...
  • World War II and Alabama

    World War II and its aftermath changed the face of American culture, and this was equally true in Alabama...
  • Wright Brothers Flying School

    In the spring of 1910, aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright opened the nation's first civilian...
  • Wyatt v. Stickney

    Wyatt v. Stickney , filed in the federal United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama...
  • John Allan Wyeth

    John Allan Wyeth (1845-1922) served in the Confederate Army as a youth and would go on to become a leading...
  • William Lowndes Yancey

    Alabama political leader William Lowndes Yancey (1814-1863) was a preeminent figure in the secession...
  • York

    York is located in Sumter County in west-central Alabama very near the Mississippi border. It has a mayor/council...
  • Nathan B. Young

    Educator Nathan B. Young (1862-1933) was a key proponent of improving academic standards and liberal...
  • Rosa Young

    Known as the "mother of Black Lutheranism in central Alabama" and a strong advocate of education for...
  • Samuel Younge Jr.

    Tuskegee Institute student Samuel Younge Jr. (1944-1966) was the first black college student to be killed...

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