Author Index - J

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J : 23 Authors Found

    Edgar B. Jackson
    David Satcher
    Anniston native David Satcher (1941- ) is noted for serving as Surgeon General of the United States and...
    Harvey H. Jackson
    Alabama Bourbons
    The term Bourbon was used nationally to describe conservative Democrats active in the late nineteenth and...
    Chauncey Sparks (1943-47)
    Chauncey Sparks (1884-1968) became governor during the height of World War II. He inherited full employment...
    Jason Baird Jackson
    Stomp Dance
    Both a form of dance and an event, the Stomp Dance is practiced by many of the Native American peoples...
    Yuchis in Alabama
    The Yuchi are a Native American tribe who resided in present-day Alabama until the early 1830s, when...
    Kathy Dunn Jackson
    Mary Elizabeth Vroman
    Mary Elizabeth Vroman (1924?-1967) was a young Alabama schoolteacher when she published her first story,...
    Steven Leonard Jacobs
    Mobile's Jewish Community
    Mobile boasts the oldest Jewish community in the state of Alabama. The city's present-day community...
    John S. Jahera Jr.
    BBVA Compass Bank
    Founded as Compass Bank in Birmingham in the 1960s, BBVA Compass is an Alabama-based banking organization...
    Banking Industry in Alabama
    Alabama's banking industry includes nearly 150 different banks with more than 1,300 branches located...
    Robert "Jeff" Jakeman
    Tuskegee Flight Training Program
    In late 1939, after World War II had begun in Europe, Tuskegee Institute in Macon County inaugurated...
    Hasan Kwame Jeffries
    Modern Civil Rights Movement in Alabama
    The modern civil rights movement in Alabama burst into public consciousness with a single act of civil...
    Ove Jensen
    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    On the morning of March 27, 1814, in what is now Tallapoosa County, General Andrew Jackson and an army...
    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park was established to preserve the site of the Battle of Horseshoe...
    Ellin Sterne Jimmerson
    Olin King
    Olin Berry King (1934- ) is co-founder, former chairman of the board, and former chief executive officer...
    SCI Systems, Inc.
    Founded in a basement in Huntsville, Madison County, basement in 1961 by engineers Olin B. King, Bill...
    Louise Wooster
    Louise Catherine Wooster (1842-1913) was the madam of an exclusive house of prostitution in Birmingham...