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  • Rosenwald Schools in Alabama
    Rosenwald schools refer to a group of educational institutions established in the South for African Americans...
  • John Ross
    John Ross (1790-1866) was the most important Cherokee political leader of the nineteenth century. He...
  • Gary Thomas Rowe Jr.
    Gary Thomas Rowe Jr. (1933-1998) is one of the most controversial figures of the civil rights movement...
  • Ruffner Mountain Nature Center
    Located in eastern Jefferson County, straddling the border between Birmingham and Irondale, Ruffner Mountain...
  • Runaway Slaves
    As many as 435,000 slaves lived in Alabama in 1860, comprising about 45 percent of the state's total...
  • Rural Studio
    The Rural Studio, a program of Auburn University's College of Architecture, Design and Construction,...
  • Russell Cave
    Russell Cave is located in northeast Alabama near the town of Bridgeport in Jackson County. It is a significant...
  • Russell Corporation
    Russell Corporation, today one the world's largest manufacturers of athletic uniforms, activewear,...
  • Russell County
    Located in the southeastern part of the state, Russell County is known as "The County of Forts," because...
  • Russellville
    Russellville is the county seat of Franklin County and is located in the northwest corner of the state....