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W : 50 Authors Found

    Ellen Weiss
    Robert Robinson Taylor
    Robert Robinson Taylor (1868-1942) had a prolific and wide-ranging career. He was the nation's first...
    Elizabeth Crabtree Wells
    Judson College
    Alabama's only college specifically for women, Judson College was founded by Baptists in 1838 to...
    Charles R. Westmoreland
    Charles Barkley
    Former basketball player and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley (1963- ) is one of Alabama's most recognizable...
     Wallace v. Jaffree (1985)
    In the 1985 case Wallace v. Jaffree, the United States Supreme Court struck down sections of an Alabama...
    Steve Wheat
    Forts Morgan and Gaines
    Forts Morgan and Gaines, located on opposite sides of the Mobile Channel at the entrance to Mobile Bay,...
    Cynthia Quinn White
    Dennis Covington
    Dennis Covington (1948- ) is an award-winning author from Alabama known for his ability to delve into...
    Charles Ghigna
    Known as "Father Goose," poet Charles Ghigna (1946- ) is the author of more than 5,000 poems and has...
    Johnson Jones Hooper
    Johnson Jones Hooper (1815-1862) was a southern humorist known for his stories about the archetypal trickster...
    Robert R. McCammon
    Alabama native Robert Rick McCammon (1952- ) is an award-winning and bestselling author whose body of...
    D. Jonathan White
    States' Rights
    The question of which powers belong to the states and which powers belong to the federal government,...
    Leroy Pope Walker
    Leroy Pope Walker (1817-1884) was a member of one of the most politically powerful families in early...
    J. Mark White
    Oscar William Adams Jr.
    Oscar William Adams Jr. (1925-1997) was the first African American Supreme Court Justice appointed in...
    Kim Whitehead
    Minnie Bruce Pratt
    Minnie Bruce Pratt (1946- ), one of Alabama's best-known contemporary poets, is also widely recognized...
    Gregory N. Whitis
    Inland Shrimp Culture in Alabama
    The Alabama shrimp farming industry, centered in west-central Greene County, began in 1999. As of 2007,...
    Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins
    John Gayle (1831-35)
    John Gayle (1792-1859) was Alabama's seventh governor and also served as a U.S. congressman, state...
    Lewis Eliphalet Parsons (1865)
    Lewis Eliphalet Parsons (1817-1895) was an attorney, state legislator, and provisional governor of Alabama...
    David P. Lewis (1872-74)
    David P. Lewis (ca. 1820-1884) was Alabama's governor from 1872-74. Lewis represented Alabama Unionists...
    Josiah Gorgas
    Josiah Gorgas (1818-1883), a career army officer and chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance, was...
    William Crawford Gorgas
    William Crawford Gorgas (1854-1920) was a pioneer in the field of public health and tropical medicine....