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Author Index

  • Elbert L. Watson
    George Spencer

    Native New Yorker and former Union officer George Eliphaz Spencer (1836-1893) served two terms as a U.S....
  • Bill Weaver
    Bryce Hospital (Alabama Insane Hospital)

    Founded in Tuscaloosa in 1859 as the Alabama Insane Hospital (AIH), Bryce Hospital is one of the oldest...
  • Bill Weaver
    Peter Bryce

    Peter Bryce (1834-92) was a pioneering figure in the field of mental health. Practicing in the post–...
  • Bill Weaver
    Wayne and Sara Finley

    Wayne House Finley (1927- ) and Sara Crews Finley (1930–2013) were pioneers in the field of medical...
  • Rip Weaver
    Aldridge Gardens

    Aldridge Gardens is a 30-acre public garden located in Hoover, Jefferson County. Best known for its multitude...
  • Samuel L. Webb
    Don Siegelman (1999-2003)

    In November 1998 Don Siegelman (1946- ) won a landslide victory over incumbent Republican Forrest "Fob...
  • 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...

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