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W : 35 Articles Found

  • Lurleen B. Wallace (1967-68)
    Lurleen Burns Wallace (1926-1968) died from cancer a mere 16 months after taking office as governor of...
  • Eugene Walter
    Eugene Ferdinand Walter Jr. (1921-1998) was a writer, editor, set and costume designer, musician, and...
  • Horace Ware
    Horace Ware (1812-1890) built Alabama's first permanent ironworks and the first rolling mill, which...
  • Willard Warner
    Willard Warner (1826-1906) was an entrepreneur, politician, soldier, and sometime gold prospector who...
  • Lella Warren
    During a writing career that spanned more than half of the twentieth century, Lella Warren (1899-1982)...
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) is probably best known as the founder of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial...
  • Thomas Hill Watts (1863-65)
    Thomas Hill Watts (1819-1892) was Alabama's eighteenth governor. His career in Alabama politics...
  • William Weatherford
    William Weatherford (ca. 1781-1824), arguably the best known Red Stick war leader in the Creek War of...
  • Maria Howard Weeden
    Maria Howard Weeden (1846-1905), known as Howard, was an Alabama artist who gained international recognition...
  • Myrtice West
    Myrtice Snead West (1923-2010) is among the category of artists who are best described as self-taught....