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W : 51 Authors Found

    Blake Wilhelm
    Election Riots of 1874
    On November 3, 1874, during statewide elections in Alabama, deadly riots occurred in the Barbour County...
    Henry Willett
    Arlin Moon
    Cullman County native Arlin Moon (1917-2008) was a nationally known and celebrated stringed instrument...
    Benjamin Buford Williams
    Daniel Hundley
    Lawyer and author Daniel Robinson Alexander Campbell Hundley (1832-1899) is best known for his widely...
    Alexander B. Meek
    Alexander Beaufort Meek (1814-1865) was a poet, historian, orator, attorney, public official, and journalist,...
    Samuel Peck
    Samuel Minturn Peck (1854-1938) was Alabama's first poet laureate. He published seven collections...
    Julian Lee Rayford
    Julian Lee Rayford (1908-1980), known to his friends as "Judy," was a novelist and poet and also wrote...
    William Russell Smith
    William Russell Smith (1815-1896) established the state's first literary magazine and wrote the...
    Elouise Wilkins Williams
    Alabama Men's Hall of Fame
    The Alabama Men's Hall of Fame (AMHOF) was established in 1987 to honor Alabama men whose lives...
    James W. Williams
    Fort Rucker
    Fort Rucker, a 64,000-acre base in Coffee and Dale counties, is Alabama's largest military installation...
    Michael E. Williams
    Isaac Taylor Tichenor
    Isaac Taylor Tichenor (1825-1902) was a Southern Baptist pastor, Confederate chaplain, pioneering mining...
    Melissa Williford
    Alabama Animal Hall of Fame (AAHOF)
    The Alabama Animal Hall of Fame (AAHOF), located in Montgomery, Montgomery County, was established in...
    Claire M. Wilson
    Abbeville
    Abbeville is the county seat of Henry County. It is located in southeastern Alabama in the Wiregrass...
    Alabama Department of Mental Health
    The Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is the state agency charged with providing care, treatment,...
    Alabama Historical Association (AHA)
    The Alabama Historical Association (AHA) is an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes exploration...
    Attalla
    The city of Attalla is located in Etowah County west of the city of Gadsden. The town was a major rail...
    Battle of Autossee
    The Battle of Autossee took place on November 29, 1813, at a Creek town near present-day Shorter, Macon...
    Blountsville
    Blountsville is located in Blount County in the northeastern portion of the state between the cities...
    Brewton
    Brewton is the county seat of Escambia County. It is located on the southern border of Alabama just north...
    Brookwood
    Brookwood is located in eastern Tuscaloosa County in the west-central region of the state. It has a mayor/city...
    Rube Burrow
    Like the more famous Jesse James, outlaw and Lamar County native Rube Burrow (ca. 1856-1890) headed a...
    Pat Buttram
    Pat Buttram (1915-1994) is one of Alabama's most recognized actors. He is best known for his roles,...
    Camp Hill
    Camp Hill is located in Tallapoosa County in the east-central section of the state. It has a mayor/city...
    Carbon Hill
    Carbon Hill is located in western Walker County in the northwest corner of the state. It has a mayor/city...
    Nell Carter
    Birmingham native Nell Carter (1948-2003) first came to public attention as a Broadway performer, but...
    Cedar Bluff
    Cedar Bluff is a town in Cherokee County, in the northeastern part of the state. It was the site of a...
    Cherokee
    Cherokee is located in Colbert County in the northwest corner of the state. It has a mayor/city council...
    Cleveland
    Cleveland is located in Blount County in the northeastern portion of the state. It has a mayor/city council...
    Coaling
    Coaling is located in eastern Tuscaloosa County in the west-central region of the state. It has a mayor/city...
    Crossville
    Crossville is located in DeKalb County in the northeast corner of the state. It has a mayor/city council...
    Enterprise
    Enterprise is located in Coffee County in the Wiregrass region of southeastern Alabama. It is a center...
    Eutaw
    Eutaw is the county seat of Greene County and is located in west-central Alabama in the Black Belt region....
    Fayette
    Fayette is the seat of Fayette County and was originally named LaFayette in honor of Revolutionary War...
    Frank Fleming
    Alabama sculptor Frank Fleming (1940- ) is internationally known for his fanciful sculptures in ceramic...
    Fyffe
    Fyffe is located in DeKalb County in the northeast corner of the state. It is noted for alleged mass...
    Gadsden
    Gadsden, in the northeastern corner of Alabama, is the county seat of Etowah County. Gadsden is located...
    Gardendale
    Gardendale is located in Jefferson County in the north-central part of the state to the north of Birmingham....
    Geneva
    Located in the Wiregrass region of south-central Alabama just north of the Florida panhandle, Geneva...
    Georgiana
    Georgiana is located in Butler County in southern part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form...
    Glencoe
    Glencoe is located in southern Etowah and northern Calhoun counties in the northeast section of the ...
    Greensboro
    Greensboro is the county seat of Hale County and is located in west-central Alabama in the Black Belt...
    Hobson City
    Hobson City is located in Calhoun County just south of the city of Anniston. At its founding in 1899,...
    Hollywood
    Hollywood is located in central Jackson County in the northeast corner of the state. It has a mayor/council...
    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
    Horseshoe Bend National Military Park was established to preserve the site of the Battle of Horseshoe...
    Irondale
    The city of Irondale is located in Jefferson County just east of Birmingham. The hometown of author ...
    Kate Jackson
    Kate Jackson (1948- ) came to national attention for her starring role in the hugely popular television...
    Dean Jones
    Film and television actor Dean Jones (1931- ) of Decatur, Morgan County, was one of the signature faces...
    Kudzu
    Kudzu, known popularly as the "vine that ate the South," has become one of the most recognizable symbols...
    Level Plains
    Level Plains is located in Dale County in the southeastern corner of the state between Fort Rucker and...
    George Lindsey
    Veteran character actor and north Alabama native George Lindsey (1928-2012) achieved his most lasting...
    Lineville
    Lineville is located in east-central Alabama in Clay County; it is the largest city in the county. Lineville...
    Littleville
    Littleville is located in Colbert County in the Shoals region of the northwest corner of the state. It...
    McCurdy Plantation Horse
    The McCurdy Plantation Horse is a gaited breed of horse developed by the McCurdy family of Lowndes County...
    Abraham Mordecai
    Abraham Mordecai (1755-1850) was among the earliest white residents, and likely the first Jewish resident,...
    Jim Nabors
    Best known for playing the appealing but dimwitted Gomer Pyle on television's Andy Griffith Show...
    Northport
    The city of Northport is located in Tuscaloosa County in the west-central part of the state on the Black...
    Ozark
    Ozark is the seat of Dale County and is located in the southeast corner of Alabama in the region of the...
    Wayne Rogers
    Birmingham native Wayne Rogers (1933- ) is best known for his role as "Trapper" John McIntyre on the...
    Russellville
    Russellville is the county seat of Franklin County and is located in the northwest corner of the state....
    Glenn Shadix
    Best known as a fixture in the movies of director Tim Burton since his role as Otho in Beetlejuice, actor...
    Tallassee
    Tallassee is located on the Tallapoosa River in both Tallapoosa and Elmore counties in east-central ...
    Tarrant
    Tarrant is located in east-central Jefferson County in the central part of the state. It has a mayor/city...
    Vernon
    Vernon is the county seat of Lamar County and is located on the western border of the state. Songwriter...
    Vestavia Hills
    Vestavia Hills is located primarily in Jefferson County, but portions of the city also lie within Shelby...
    Jimmy Wales
    Huntsville native Jimmy Wales (1966- ) is the founder of the Internet Web site Wikipedia, a groundbreaking...
    Woodstock
    Woodstock is located in both Bibb and Tuscaloosa counties in the central part of the state, between the...
    Eugene M. Wilson
    Folk Buildings
    Folk buildings—constructed from local materials—are the oldest types of structures still...
    James Wilson
    J. F. Ingram State Technical College
    J. F. Ingram State Technical College, located in Deatsville, Elmore County, was established by the Alabama...