Glossary

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  • Dixie Bibb Graves
    Dixie Bibb Graves (1882-1965) served in the U.S. Senate for five months from 1937 to 1938, a position...
  • Fred Gray
    Fred Gray (1930- ) is a prominent Alabama civil rights attorney whose clients have included Martin Luther...
  • Graysville
    Graysville is located in northwestern Jefferson County in the central part of the state. It has a mayor/council...
  • Great Depression in Alabama
    The Great Depression was a sustained, national economic recession that shaped the lives of all Alabamians....
  • Great Migration From Alabama
    In what came to be called the Great Migration, an estimated five and a half million African Americans...
  • Greek Orthodox Church in Alabama
    The Greek Orthodox Church in Alabama today has approximately 2,800 members in five parishes. The first...
  • Green Corn Ceremony
    The Green Corn Ceremony, also known as the busk (from the Creek word poskita, "to fast"), was the most important...
  • Hubert Green
    Hubert Green (1946- ) is a well-known golfer from Alabama who won more than 70 amateur and 19 Professional...
  • Greenbackism in Alabama
    The Greenback movement, also referred to as Greenbackism, was a short-lived coalition of farmers and...
  • Greene County
    Located in west-central Alabama in the Black Belt, Greene County is home to an impressive 39 historic...