Alabama Interest

Madison Park: A Place of Hope Eric Motley

MADISON PARK: A PLACE OF HOPE is the incredible story of Eric Motley and the town he grew up in: Madison Park. The town was...

Saving America's Amazon Ben Raines

SAVING AMERICA'S AMAZON is a call to preserve the nation's most diverse ecosystem: the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, which spreads across over 260,000 square miles of south Alabama. This area is home to 126 species of fish, 46 mammals, 69 reptiles, 30 amphibians, and at least 300 species of birds, leading famed biologist...

Larger Than Life: Memories of Carl Martin Hames Carolyn Sloss Ratliff

LARGER THAN LIFE: MEMORIES OF CARL MARTIN HAMES explains, examines and cherishes the life and achievements of one of the most successful private school headmasters in the country. Many of his former students who have published books have added their praise and experiences to the mix.

 

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When Winning was Everything: Alabama Football Players in World War II Delbert Reed

WHEN WINNING WAS EVERYTHING is a collection of the many stories of the Alabama Crimson Tide football players who served during World War II, including six players who joined up at halftime during a game and even the late, great Paul "Bear" Bryant. 

 

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All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II Delbert Reed

ALL OF US FOUGHT THE WAR relates the stories and sacrifices of some of the nearly 10,000 men and women with ties to the University of Alabama who served in the United States military during World War II. Some 350 of them died during the war, and many more were wounded or were detained in prisoner of war camps as well...

From Power to Service: The Story of Lawyers in Alabama Pat Boyd Rumore

FROM POWER TO SERVICE: THE STORY OF LAWYERS IN ALABAMA follows the history of the law and lawyers in Alabama prior to the territory becoming a state, up to publication of the book. Included are many of the outstanding jurists who helped write Alabama's legal code and ethics, as well as rare photographs of scenes and...

The Redstone Club Centennial History Carolyn Green Satterfield

THE REDSTONE CLUB CENTENNIAL HISTORY chronicles the life of Birmingham's prestigious private organization from its founding in 1908 through its one-hundredth year in 2008. Included are photographs of the club's important events as well as early leaders and members.

 

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No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...

Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s...

Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s Earl Tilford

TURNING THE TIDE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN THE 1960s documents the period when a small number of students and faculty joined with the president to transform the university during the racial turmoil of the times.

 

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