People Index - R

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R : 22 Articles Found

  • Railroad Bill
    The legend of Railroad Bill arose in the winter of 1895, along the Louisville and Nashville (L&N)...
  • Howell Raines
    Journalist Howell Raines's (1943- ) career took him from a position as a local Birmingham reporter...
  • Erskine Ramsay
    Erskine Ramsay (1864-1953) was a mining engineer, inventor, industrialist, and philanthropist. Although...
  • James T. Rapier
    James Thomas Rapier (1837-1883) was one of three African American Republican congressmen from Alabama...
  • Louise Crenshaw Ray
    Poet Louise Crenshaw Ray (1890-1956) was born and lived her entire life in Alabama, publishing four volumes...
  • Julian Lee Rayford
    Julian Lee Rayford (1908-1980), known to his friends as "Judy," was a novelist and poet and also wrote...
  • James Reeb
    A social worker and Unitarian Universalist minister, Reverend James Reeb (1927-1965) was severely beaten...
  • J. J. D. Renfroe
    J. J. D. Renfroe (1830-1888), a mostly self-educated Southern Baptist minister, rose to prominence in...
  • Condoleezza Rice
    Birmingham native Condoleezza Rice (1954-) is a foreign policy expert who served as provost of Stanford...
  • William Richardson
    William Richardson (1839-1914) represented the 8th Congressional District of Alabama from 1900 to 1914,...