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  • Matthew L. Downs
    Great Depression in Alabama

    The Great Depression was a sustained, national economic recession that shaped the lives of all Alabamians....
  • Matthew L. Downs
    Edward Berton Almon

    Edward Berton Almon (1860-1933) was an attorney, judge, and politician from Tuscumbia, Colbert County...
  • Matthew L. Downs
    Massive Resistance

    Massive Resistance, a term originally taken from Virginia senator Harry Byrd's call for "massive...
  • Matthew L. Downs
    New Deal in Alabama

    The "New Deal" is the name given to the program of socioeconomic reforms initiated by Pres. Franklin...
  • Alan Draper
    Alabama AFL-CIO

    The Alabama AFL-CIO promotes the political interests of local union branches that belong to larger national...
  • Ralph Draughon
    William Lowndes Yancey

    Alabama political leader William Lowndes Yancey (1814-1863) was a preeminent figure in the secession...
  • Tina Spencer Dreisbach
    Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton

    Willie Mae Thornton (1926-1984) was an influential African American blues singer and songwriter whose...
  • Tina Spencer Dreisbach
    Nat "King" Cole

    Nat "King" Cole (1919-1965) was a leading figure in American popular music in the 1940s and 1950s. A...
  • Noah D. Drezner
    Miles College

    Miles College, located in Fairfield, Jefferson County, was founded by the Colored Methodist Episcopal...
  • John DuPree
    William Henry Sheppard

    William Henry Sheppard Jr. (1865-1927) was a pastor and missionary, social worker, explorer, ...

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