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Author Index

  • Samuel L. Webb
    John J. Sparkman

    John Sparkman (1899-1985) represented Alabama for 42 years in the U. S. Congress, first in the House...
  • Robert S. Weddle
    European Exploration and Colonial Period

    In 1540, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto and his forces first set foot in what is now Alabama. His...
  • Ellen Weiss
    Robert Robinson Taylor

    Robert Robinson Taylor (1868-1942) had a prolific and wide-ranging career. He was the nation's first...
  • Elizabeth Crabtree Wells
    Judson College

    Alabama's only college specifically for women, Judson College was founded by Baptists in 1838 to...
  • Audrea Westfall
    Dromaeosaurs

    Dromaeosaurs are dinosaurs of the family Dromaeosauridae, coming from the Greek dromeus meaning "runner"...
  • Aundrea Westfall
    Pterosaurs

    The order Pterosauria includes almost 200 species of flying reptiles that co-existed with the dinosaurs...
  • Aundrea Westfall
    Ornithomimids

    The ornithomimids were a large and diverse group of dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous Period...
  • Charles R. Westmoreland
    Wallace v. Jaffree (1985)

    In the 1985 case Wallace v. Jaffree , the United States Supreme Court struck down sections of an Alabama...
  • Charles R. Westmoreland
    Charles Barkley

    Former basketball player and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley (1963- ) is one of Alabama's most recognizable...
  • Steve Wheat
    Forts Morgan and Gaines

    Forts Morgan and Gaines, located on opposite sides of the Mobile Channel at the entrance to Mobile Bay,...

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