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  • Woodstock
    Woodstock is located in both Bibb and Tuscaloosa counties in the central part of the state, between the...
  • Woodville
    Woodville is located in Jackson County in northeastern Alabama. It has a mayor-council form of government....
  • Louise Wooster
    Louise Catherine Wooster (1842-1913) was the madam of an exclusive house of prostitution in Birmingham...
  • World War I and Alabama
    Alabama's involvement with the United States' participation in World War I in many ways reflected...
  • World War II POW Camps in Alabama
    During World War II, the state of Alabama was home to approximately 16,000 German prisoners of war (POWs)...
  • World War II and Alabama
    World War II and its aftermath changed the face of American culture, and this was equally true in Alabama...
  • Wright Brothers Flying School
    In the spring of 1910, aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright opened the nation's first civilian...
  •  Wyatt v. Stickney 
     Wyatt v. Stickney, filed in the federal United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama...
  • John Allan Wyeth
    John Allan Wyeth (1845-1922) served in the Confederate Army as a youth and would go on to become a leading...