Author Index - K

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K : 22 Authors Found

    Mike Kensler
    Water Resources in Alabama
    Freshwater is one of Alabama's greatest assets. The state's many rivers and streams and abundant...
    J. Raymond Kessler
    Greenhouse and Floral Production in Alabama
    Greenhouse production in Alabama began during the first half of the twentieth century by individuals...
    Barclay Key
    Alabama Coalition for Equity
    The Alabama Coalition for Equity (ACE) is a nonprofit corporation that formed in early 1990 to force...
    Fred Gray
    Fred Gray (1930- ) is a prominent Alabama civil rights attorney whose clients have included Martin Luther...
    Jessica Fordham Kidd
    Herman Blount (Sun Ra)
    Herman Blount (1914-1993), who later became known as Sun Ra, was a Birmingham native and visionary musician...
    Caves
    Alabama is home to a wealth of caves. In fact, northeast Alabama is considered a cave "hotspot" in the...
    Russell Cave
    Russell Cave is located in northeast Alabama near the town of Bridgeport in Jackson County. It is a significant...
    Michael Tuomey
    Michael Tuomey (1805-1857) was Alabama's first state geologist, and his appointment to the position...
    David T. King Jr.
     Appalachiosaurus montgomeriensis 
     Appalachiosaurus mont gomeriensis  was a small tyrannosaurid dinosaur that was indigenous to...
    Wetumpka Crater
    About 83 million years ago, a cosmic object (an asteroid or comet estimated to have been about 1,250...
    Pam Kingsbury
    Rick Bragg
    Rick Bragg (1959- ) is a noted journalist and writer who won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for...
    Fannie Flagg
    Fannie Flagg (1944- ) is an actress, comedienne, producer, and bestselling author whose fiction focuses...
    Eugene Walter
    Eugene Ferdinand Walter Jr. (1921-1998) was a writer, editor, set and costume designer, musician, and...
    Jan Willis
    Jefferson County native Jan Willis (1948- ) is an author, professor, and internationally recognized scholar...
    Scotty E. Kirkland
    Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company (ADDSCO)
    The Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company (ADDSCO) was an important component of Mobile's economy...
    Boswell Amendment
    The Boswell Amendment was a short-lived amendment to the Alabama Constitution, enacted in 1946, that...
    Joe Cain
    Joe Cain (1832-1904) is regarded as the founder of Mobile's modern-day Mardi Gras celebration. In...
    Dothan
    Established in 1885, Dothan is a center of industry and commerce in Alabama's Wiregrass region in...
    Joseph Langan
    Joseph N. Langan (1912-2004) was a longtime Mobile politician. As a state senator, he worked for voting...
    John LeFlore
    Mobile native John L. LeFlore's (1903-1976) career as a community leader and civil rights activist...
    Gessner T. McCorvey
    Gessner Tutwiler McCorvey (1882-1965) was a prominent attorney who practiced in Mobile, Mobile County...
    Mobile
    Founded by the French in 1702, Mobile is Alabama's oldest city and a major port facility for the...
    Mobile Bread Riot
    The Mobile Bread Riot, which occurred on September 4, 1863, during the Civil War, was the result of rising...
    Mobile's Mardi Gras
    Mobile's Mardi Gras celebration was the first in America and remains an important part of Alabama's...
    Neighborhood Organized Workers of Mobile (NOW)
    The Neighborhood Organized Workers (NOW) was a civil and economic rights organization founded in Mobile...
    Port of Mobile
    Situated between the confluence of the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, Mobile's...
     The Southern Courier 
    The Southern Courier was an Alabama-based newspaper established in 1964 by journalism students from Massachusetts...
    University of South Alabama (USA)
    A former extension campus of the University of Alabama, the University of South Alabama (USA) was established...
    Waterman Steamship Corporation
    The Waterman Steamship Corporation was established in Mobile in 1919 and grew into one of the nation's...
    Eve Engle Kneeland
    Frank L. Engle
    Frank L. Engle (1916-2002) was an internationally known sculptor, designer, painter, glass artisan, ceramicist,...
    Stephen Knowlton
    Fred Allison
    Fred C. Allison (1882-1974) is best known for his research on the effect of applied magnetic fields on...
    Joel Kobzeff
    Gerald Barrax
    Gerald William Barrax (1933- ) is a poet, writer, editor, and educator. His early work is closely associated...
    Daniel Wallace
    Daniel Wallace (1959- ) is an author who is best known for his novel Big Fish (1998), a national bestseller...