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B : 85 Authors Found

    Lewis Bowling
    Frank Thomas
    A former player under legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne, Francis William Thomas (1898-1954) was...
    Wallace Wade
    Wallace Wade (1892-1986) is considered one of the greatest coaches in the history of college football....
    Eric E. Bowne
    Games of the Southeastern Indians
    Like people in societies everywhere, southeastern Indians enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, a variety of...
    Green Corn Ceremony
    The Green Corn Ceremony, also known as the busk (from the Creek word poskita, "to fast"), was the most important...
    Joey Brackner
    Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC)
    The Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC) is a division of the Montgomery-based Alabama State...
    Decoration Day
    Decoration Day is an annual observance at many privately owned southern graveyards during which families...
    Folk Pottery of Alabama
    Up until the early twentieth century, hundreds of folk potters worked throughout the state of Alabama...
    Miller's Pottery
    Miller's Pottery, located in Brent, Bibb County, is one of the few remaining traditional potteries...
    Eve Brantley
    Water Resources in Alabama
    Freshwater is one of Alabama's greatest assets. The state's many rivers and streams and abundant...
    Kathryn E. Holland Braund
    James Adair
    James Adair (ca. 1709-ca. 1775) authored what is arguably the most significant eighteenth-century work...
    Battle of Holy Ground
    The Battle of Holy Ground, which took place on December 23, 1813, was a major battle in Creek War of...
    Creek War of 1813-14
    The Creek War of 1813-14 began as a civil war, largely centered among the Upper Creeks, whose towns were...
    Bernard Romans
    Surveyor, artist, naturalist, and author Bernard Romans (ca. 1720-ca. 1783) recorded Alabama's coastline...
    William Weatherford
    William Weatherford (ca. 1781-1824), arguably the best known Red Stick war leader in the Creek War of...
    Michael A. Breedlove
    Thomas E. Kilby (1919-23)
    Perhaps remembered most for having his name placed on an Alabama prison, Thomas Kilby (1865-1943) was...
    Donald Comer
    Donald Comer (1877-1963) was long-time president and chairman of the board of Avondale Mills, operated...
    Albert P. Brewer
    Home Rule
    Home Rule is the power and authority of local governments to run their own affairs. In Alabama, the grant...
    Barbara Broach
    W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum, and Library
    The W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library, in Florence, Lauderdale County, was established to celebrate...
    Daniel Fate Brooks
    William Rufus King
    Politician, statesman, and U.S. vice president William Rufus King (1786-1853) was a complex figure who...
    F. Erik Brooks
    Alabama State University (ASU)
    Alabama State University (ASU) is a historically black university located in Montgomery. In its early...
    Richard Arrington Jr.
    Richard Arrington Jr. (1934- ) was the first African American mayor of Birmingham, Jefferson County,...
    Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
    The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery is one of the most recognized churches in...
    John Lewis
    Pike County native John Lewis (1940- ) is a Democratic Congressman of the Fifth Congressional District...
    E. D. Nixon
    E. D. Nixon (1899-1987) was a long-time leader of the civil rights movement in Alabama. He worked tirelessly...
    Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
    Located in Birmingham, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was the first house of worship for African...
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
    In January 1957, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and a group of African American clergymen...
    Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) is probably best known as the founder of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial...