Author Index - R

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R : 28 Authors Found

    Ford Risley
    Civil War Journalism in Alabama
    By the time of the Civil War, newspapers in Alabama had come to occupy an important role as providers...
    David M. Robb
    Zachariah Cox
    As a surveyor and land speculator, Zachariah Cox (ca. 1765-1838) played a short-lived but major role...
    Historic Origins of Alabama's Boundaries
    Alabama's complex boundaries reflect the rich history of the state. Diverse events from 1663 to...
    Frances Osborn Robb
    Tallulah Bankhead
    Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) was a talented actress and comedian, a popular public personality, and...
    Denson Brothers
    Seaborn McDaniel Denson (1854-1936) and Thomas Jackson Denson (1863-1935) were born in Arbacoochee in...
    Mary Morgan Keipp
    Mary Morgan Keipp (1875-1961), a native of Selma, Dallas County, was an important figure in the art photography...
    Olan Mills Studios in Alabama
    Olan Mills Inc., was established in Tuscaloosa, in Tuscaloosa County, by Olan and Mary Stephenson Mills...
    Kathryn Tucker Windham
    Kathryn Tucker Windham (1918-2011) is best known for her series of ghost story collections, beginning...
    Charles Kenneth Roberts
    Blind Boys of Alabama
    The Blind Boys of Alabama, also billed as The Five Blind Boys of Alabama or Clarence Fountain and the...
    James G. "Jim" Clark Jr.
    James G. "Jim" Clark Jr. (1922–2007) was the sheriff of Dallas County from 1955 to 1966. He, along...
    Carl Elliott
    Carl Atwood Elliott (1913-1999) was an attorney and a seven-term congressman who lived most of his life...
    Office of the Governor
    The governor of Alabama is the head of the executive branch of the state government. The governor can...
     Patterson v. Alabama 
     Patterson v. Alabama  (294 U.S. 600) was a 1935 U.S. Supreme Court decision resulting from the controversial...
    Janet Roberts
    Cotton
    Cotton, perhaps more than anything else, was the driving economic force in the creation of Alabama. The...
    Ben P. Robertson
    Jay Higginbotham
    Prieur Jay Higginbotham (1937- ) is an author, historian, and activist whose major accomplishments include...
    Lewis Sewall
    Lewis Sewall (1760-1833) was a minor government functionary in the early nineteenth century in the section...
    Jontyle Theresa Robinson
    Legacy Museum of Tuskegee University
    The Legacy Museum, housed at Tuskegee University (a national historic site) in Tuskegee, Macon County...
    Robert J. Robinson
    Richard Arrington Jr.
    Richard Arrington Jr. (1934- ) was the first African American mayor of Birmingham, Jefferson County,...
    Stuart Rockoff
    Montgomery's Jewish Community
    The Jewish community of Montgomery arose several decades after the city's founding in 1819. By...
    Donn Rodekohr
    Water Resources in Alabama
    Freshwater is one of Alabama's greatest assets. The state's many rivers and streams and abundant...