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D : 51 Authors Found

    Rich Donnell
    Ralph "Shug" Jordan
    Ralph "Shug" Jordan (1910-1980) coached the Auburn University football team from 1951 until his retirement...
    Gregory Michael Dorr
    Eugenics in Alabama
    Although the theory of eugenics-improving humanity through controlled breeding-originated in Great Britain,...
    Faye L. Doss
    Bessemer
    Founded in 1886 by industrialist Henry Fairfield DeBardeleben, Bessemer is the third largest city in...
    Hoover
    Hoover, which lies in both Jefferson and Shelby counties, is the second largest city in Jefferson County...
    Harriet E. Amos Doss
    Octavia Walton Le Vert
    Almost forgotten today, Octavia Walton Le Vert (1810-1877) was a famous socialite and writer during the...
    Gabriel Moore (1829-31)
    An affluent attorney, small-scale planter, U.S. congressman, and Alabama governor, Gabriel Moore (ca....
    Scott L. Douglass
    Alabama's Coastline
    Alabama's coastline, home to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, is an important part of the quality...
    G. Wayne Dowdy
    William B. Bankhead
    William Bankhead (1874-1940) was a member of one of Alabama's most important political families...
    Matthew L. Downs
    Edward Berton Almon
    Edward Berton Almon (1860-1933) was an attorney, judge, and politician from Tuscumbia, Colbert County...
    Great Depression in Alabama
    The Great Depression was a sustained, national economic recession that shaped the lives of all Alabamians....
    Massive Resistance
    Massive Resistance, a term originally taken from Virginia senator Harry Byrd's call for "massive...
    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
    Nat "King" Cole
    Nat "King" Cole (1919-1965) was a leading figure in American popular music in the 1940s and 1950s. A...
    Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
    Willie Mae Thornton (1926-1984) was an influential African American blues singer and songwriter whose...