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B : 86 Authors Found

    James R. Barth
    Banking Industry in Alabama
    Alabama's banking industry includes nearly 150 different banks with more than 1,300 branches located...
    Jack Bass
    Frank M. Johnson Jr.
    As a federal judge, Frank M. Johnson Jr. (1918-1999) played a crucial role in shaping civil-rights law...
    Richard T. Rives
    Alabama native Richard Taylor Rives (1895-1982) left his mark on history as a judge on the Fifth Circuit...
    S. Jonathan Bass
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Minister, philosopher, and social activist Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was America's most...
    Letter from Birmingham Jail
    Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" is the most important written document of the...
    Seth Gordon Persons (1951-55)
    Alabama's little-remembered 42nd governor Gordon Persons (1902-1965) is typically overshadowed by...
    Jerry Bassett
    Legislative Reference Service
    The Legislative Reference Service (LRS) is a state agency that performs multiple tasks, including drafting...
    Beverly Bates
    Aldridge Gardens
    Aldridge Gardens is a 30-acre public garden located in Hoover, Jefferson County. Best known for its multitude...
    Kelsey Scouten Bates
    Yolande Betbeze
    In 1950, the Miss America Pageant crowned 21-year-old Mobile native Yolande Betbeze (1929- ) as "Miss...
    Snake Handling
    Snake (or serpent) handling in Alabama is practiced primarily by the members of the Church of God with...
    John Bealle
    Traditional Music
    Alabama has long been considered by folksong collectors as a state rich in traditional music. This is...
    Phillip L. Beard
    Joe Namath
    Joe "Joe Willie" Namath (1943- ) was the quarterback of the University of Alabama football team from...
    Sandra Bearden
    Redstone Arsenal
    Located in Huntsville, Madison County, Redstone Arsenal was born of the war effort in World War II. It...
    Trussville
    Trussville is a suburban community located about 15 miles northeast of downtown Birmingham in Jefferson...
    Carole Ottaway Beasley
    H. E. Francis
    H. E. Francis (1924- ) is an author, teacher, translator, and traveler whose works transcend the traditional...
    Paul Hemphill
    Journalist and novelist Paul Hemphill (1936-2009) wrote both fiction and nonfiction. His wide-ranging...
    Rheta Grimsley Johnson
    Rheta Grimsley Johnson (1953- ) is an award-winning reporter, columnist, and travelogue and memoir writer...