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F : 31 Authors Found

    Robin Fabel
    British West Florida
    In the Seven Years' War (1754, 1756-63) British forces soundly defeated those of the Spanish and...
    Jean-Simon Chaudron
    Jean-Simon Chaudron (1758-1846), poet, silversmith, and orator, was one of the founders of the ill-fated...
    Elias Durnford
    Colonial administrator, planter, artist, and British army officer Elias Durnford (1739-1794) played important...
    Glenn B. Fain
    Ornamental Nursery Crops Production
    The production of ornamental nursery crops in Alabama dates back to 1852, when C. C. Langdon first began...
    Bryan K. Fair
    U. W. Clemon
    U. W. Clemon (1943- ), Alabama's first black federal judge, also served as chief judge of the United...
    John D. Fair
    Alabama Peach Industry
    With roots going back to the mid-nineteenth century, the peach industry has provided Alabama growers...
    Willie Davenport
    Willie Davenport (1943-2002) was an Olympian who garnered international recognition between 1964 and...
    George Denny
    George Hutcheson "Mike" Denny (1870-1955) is best known for his 25-year tenure as president of the University...
    Chris Dickerson
    Chris Dickerson (1939- ) is an African American bodybuilder from Alabama who earned widespread recognition...
    Diversified Products
    Until its demise in 1998, Diversified Products Corporation (DP) of Opelika was an important component...
    Rowdy Gaines
    Rowdy Gaines (1959- ) gained international fame while a student at Auburn University as one of the fastest...
    Bill Kazmaier
    Bill Kazmaier (1953- ) is a powerlifter, strongman, businessman, and sports commentator who attained...
    Julia Smith Oliver
    Julia Smith Oliver (1926-2006) gained recognition throughout the state and nation as a social worker...
    Priester's Pecans
    In 1935, Lee C. Priester started selling paper-shell pecans at his Texaco service station in Fort Deposit...
    Stockham Valves and Fittings
    For nearly a century, Stockham Valves and Fittings, a family-owned and -operated corporation, was an...
    Rhonda S. Fair
    Stomp Dance
    Both a form of dance and an event, the Stomp Dance is practiced by many of the Native American peoples...
    Wilson Fallin Jr.
    Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College
    Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College traces its origin to 1904, when two African American ministers,...
    Black Baptists in Alabama
    Black Baptists in Alabama have their roots in the days of slavery. Spiritual leaders among black Baptists...
    Penny Savings Bank of Birmingham
    The Penny Savings Bank, founded by Reverend William Reuben Pettiford in Birmingham in 1890, was the first...
    Selma University
    Selma University opened its doors on January 1, 1878, with the goal of instructing black Baptist ministers...
    Glenn Feldman
    Benjamin Meek Miller (1931-35)
    Benjamin Meek Miller (1864-1944) served as governor of Alabama during the worst years of the Great Depression....
    Frank M. Dixon (1939-43)
    Frank M. Dixon (1892-1965) provided executive leadership for the state of Alabama during the early watershed...
    James E. Fickle
    Forest Products Industry in Alabama
    Because Alabama is one of the most heavily forested states in the nation, the forestry products industry...
    Angie Ayers Finley
    Jacksonville State University (JSU)
    From its origins as a two-year state normal school established to train teachers, Jacksonville State...
    Alston Fitts
    Bloody Sunday
    "Bloody Sunday" refers to the March 7, 1965, civil rights march that was supposed to go from Selma to...
    Edmundite Southern Missions
    The Edmundite Southern Missions is a Catholic organization founded in Selma in 1937 to work among African...