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People Index

  • Nell Carter

    Birmingham native Nell Carter (1948-2003) first came to public attention as a Broadway performer, but ...
  • George Washington Carver

    Probably one of the most recognized names in agricultural research, George Washington Carver (ca. 1865-1943) overcame numerous obstacles to achieve
  • John L. Cashin Jr.

    John Logan Cashin Jr. (1928-2011) played a key role in the civil rights movement in Huntsville, …
  • Clarence Cason

    Coming of age in the turbulent South of the early twentieth century, Clarence Cason (1896-1935) saw firsthand...
  • Henry Chambers

    Henry H. Chambers (1790-1826) was a physician, planter, and politician allied with the Huntsville-based...
  • Jennifer Chandler

    Alabama native Jennifer Kay Chandler (1959- ) won the gold medal for springboard diving in the 1976 Montreal...
  • Reuben Chapman (1847-49)

    Reuben Chapman (1799-1882) was the 13th governor of Alabama, serving from 1847 to 1849. A state legislator...
  • Jean-Simon Chaudron

    Jean-Simon Chaudron (1758-1846), poet, silversmith, and orator, was one of the founders of the ill-fated...
  • James Saxon Childers

    Educator, newspaperman, author, and publisher, James Saxon Childers (1899-1965) was a prolific writer...
  • Mark Childress

    Alabama-born writer Mark Childress (1957- ) focuses on writing novels and screenplays that reflect southern...

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