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People Index

  • Edward O. Wilson

    Edward Osborne Wilson (1929- )—naturalist, environmentalist, ecologist, entomologist, humanist—is...
  • Kathryn Tucker Windham

    Kathryn Tucker Windham (1918-2011) is best known for her series of ghost story collections, beginning...
  • John A. Winston (1853-57)

    John A. Winston (1812-1871) was Alabama's first native-born governor. After his election to the...
  • Tobias Wolff

    Author and educator Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (1945- ) is best known for his short stories and memoirs,...
  • Helen Smith Woodruff

    Helen Smith Woodruff (1888-1924) was an author of young adult and children's books that were popular...
  • Louise Wooster

    Louise Catherine Wooster (1842-1913) was the madam of an exclusive house of prostitution in Birmingham...
  • Monroe Nathan Work

    Civil rights activist and sociologist Monroe Nathan Work (1866–1945) is often described by scholars...
  • 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...
  • Nathan B. Young

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

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