October 15-20, 2007 is Alabama Archives Week. Alabama joins the rest of the nation to celebrate the documents that tell our history. Fourth grade students from across the state were invited to pick an event in Alabama history and draw it to help us celebrate Archives week. Below are some of the winners.

No Name -- "Oscar Adams"
Yaci Arano -- "Ku Klux Klan, 1870
Kylie Asselin -- "Alabama/Auburn football game, Feb. 22, 1893"
Andie Attia -- "1920 Alabama Women Got to Vote"
Victoria Black -- "Summer 1972 Alabama's Shakespeare event and still going"
Riley Bock -- "The Wright brothers first flight in Alabama"
Courtney Brodgen -- "1559 Spanish explorer Don Tristan landed in Mobile Bay"
Cate Clem -- "Miss America 1995"
Everett Connor -- "Nov. 30th 1962 Bo Jackson was born."
Rheana Cook -- "Red Eagle surrenders to General Jackson"
Savannah Cowen -- "1854 - Alabama public school system created"
Eric Crittenden -- "1861 Jefferson Davis being elected Confederate States President"
Drew Dauphin -- "Battle of Horseshoe Bend"
Keith DuBose -- "U.S.S. Maine blown up, April 1898"
Dustin Edwards -- "Fort Conde 1711"
Cameron Ellison -- "1813 Canoe Fight"
Michael Ferguson -- "Hank Aaron -- born 1934 Mobile, Alabama"
Tydreanna Fomby -- "Alexander McGillivray"
Steven Ford -- "2001 Honda production begins"
Savannah Garner -- "First White House of the Confederacy, 1861, where Jefferson Davis lived"
Courtney Gee -- "Harper Lee"
Jared Gentilcore -- "1851 New Capitol"
Evan Gove -- "Vulcan, 1904"
Anna Page Gray -- "1864 Battle of Mobile Bay"
Abraham Hausman-Weiss -- "Tuskegee Airmen WWII"
Courtney Hayhurst -- "July 26, 1813 Battle of Fort Mims"
Tovah Hickman -- "Jesse Owens 1939 Olympics"
Ashley Hillis -- "Sept. 15th, 1963 -- Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was bombed in Birmingham"
Kelsi Hobbs -- "1540 DeSoto and his men come into Alabama from northwestern Georgia"
Justin Howard -- "1969 Space Center opened"
Hunter Howie -- "1819 - William Wyatt Bibb -- 1st Governor of Alabama"
Brittney Hudson -- "Kathryn Thornton"
Maegan Huebner -- "Wynton Blount"
Dementrius Huitt -- "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Champion"
Maliha Islam -- "Oct. 12, 1896, Alabama Girls' Industrial School"
Hannah James -- "The Trail of Tears, 1836"
Armeda Jennings -- "George Washington Carver taught at Tuskegee 1896-1943"
Tara Johnson -- "April 1863, Slaves' Life"
Cody Jones -- "1950-1953, the Korean War"
Kimberly Jones -- "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."
Kaitlyn Lawrence -- "Battle of Maubila in the year of 1540"
Michelle Lee -- "Mrs. Lurleen Wallace"
Javonte' Lewis -- "Bus Boycott; Rosa Parks 1955"
Kaleb Lewis -- "World War 2, 1942"
Angelicka Lyublinskiya -- "Tallulah Bankhead, Huntsville, Alabama -- actress, 1902-1968"
Shaquara McCall -- "Emma Sansom"
Kelsi McClure -- "Martin Luther King, Jr. -- 1960's Civil Rights Movement"
Sharon McCombs -- "Attacking a bison, 10,000 years ago"
Alex Maynard -- "When stars fell on Alabama, Leonid meteor shower, Nov. 12, 1833"
Tyler Miller -- "James T. Rapier, 1867, 1st African American to serve in public office"
Sidney Mims -- "December 1, 1955"
Haleigh Mitchell -- "1858 Institute for Deaf and Blind"
Kassidey Mitchell -- "Capitol Building on fire, 1849"
Kiara Moncrief -- "1954, U.S. Supreme Court rules segregated schools unconstitutional"
Courtney Moore -- "January 26, 2005 -- Condoleeza Rice is sworn in as Secretary of State"
Davonee Morris -- "The 1901 constitution disfranchised most black voters in Alabama."
Meredith Nelson -- "Coal Mining, 1880s"
Caroline Norris -- "Helen Keller finishes the Braille alphabet"
Sarah Papp -- "Alabama became the 22 state on Dec. 14, 1819"
Trey Pardue -- "The Confederate headquarters of Battery, Battle of Blakely"
Guadalupe Pena -- "Vonetta Flowers wins the first medal"
Monica Penny -- "Booker T. Washington"
Tamia Perdum -- "Slaves brought to Alabama"
Victoria Richmond -- "1892 Julia Tutwiler petitions to have women allowed at the University of Alabama"
Madison_Riggins -- "Bloody Sunday March 7, 1965"
Spencer Rowe -- "1929 Mobile during the Great Depression"
Gloria Schiffer -- "Archaic Indians on a hunt 10,000 to 3,500 years ago"
Tarrance L. Scott -- "Huntsville Space Center"
Matt Shisler -- "1969 -- Talladega Super Speedway opens"
Catherine Smith -- "Hyundai opened in 2005"
Sami Sneed -- "The Tennessee-Tombigbee rivers were connected"
Bianca Stanford -- "June 11, 1963 Vivian Malone entering U. of A."
Chatari Stricklin -- "First people took shelter in Russell Cave, Jackson County, 9,000 years ago"
Molly Strickland -- "James Monroe made Alabama a state on Dec. 14, 1819"
Claudia Stroud -- "4th Alabama Infantry homecoming -- Spring of 1919"
Kaitlynn Taylor -- "Coach Bear Bryant -- begins coaching at University of Alabama"
Reagan Tetreault -- "People arrive in Alabama, 1500"
Cameron Thomas -- "Creek Indian warrior 1600's to 1700's"
Daniel Thomas -- "C.S.S. Alabama"
Derrick Thomas -- "Railroad 1800's"
Cymone Thompson -- "Mississippian Culture -- Moundville"
Chace Tucker -- "French signing Alabama to England"
Savannah Vinson -- "Dr. James Hardy, first heart/lung transplant -- June 11, 1963"
Kacey Walton -- "Alabama State Capitol"
Nick Whitfield -- "Civil War, 1861-1865"
Colt Whitman -- "C.S.S. Hunley"
Gabe Wiggins -- "Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin"
Brittaney Wise -- "1704 When cassette girls once came to marry"
Faye Yang -- "Boll weevil monument, 1919"

Updated: October 12, 2007
http://www.archives.alabama.gov/Archive_week_art/main.html
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435
E-Mail:Debbie.Pendleton@archives.alabama.gov