Alabama History Films

Preserving Justice

May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1963, African-Americans in Birmingham, Alabama protested discrimination with daily demonstrations in public facilities and sit-ins at lunch counters. According to [...]

Boom Town

February 19, 2011 | 8 Comments

By all indications, Childersburg is, and always has been, a quiet little town. But that is not the case. During the 1940s Childersburg experienced explosive growth when the US Army decided to locate an ammunition plant there. Thousands of people from across the nation came to work on the massive construction project spreading over 13,500 acres. [...]

Gambling Debate Is Not New To Alabama

March 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

Present discussions regarding gambling here in Alabama are reminiscent of a time in the state’s past when Phenix City allowed many forms of gambling and state [...]
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