ArchiTreats: Food for Thought

2009 is the Year of Alabama History.

The Alabama Department of Archives and History's lecture series: ArchiTreats: Food for Thought, continues on the third Thursday of each month in the Alabama Power Auditorium. Beginning at 12:05 PM, the public is invited to bring a sack lunch and to participate in these hour-long sessions on various aspects of Alabama history. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alabama Archives, the lectures and refreshments are provided free to the public. Please call (334) 353-4712 for more information.


Click on the camera icon camera image beside each entry to view a video presentation of that ArchiTreats program.



DateTopicPresenterVideo available
January 15, 2009The Land of AlabamaJohn Hall camera image
February 19, 2009The First Alabamians Craig Sheldoncamera image
March 19, 2009The Creek Indians in Alabama Kathryn Braundcamera image
April 16, 2009The Cotton State Mills Thorntoncamera image
May 21, 2009


The Civil War in Alabama
Robert B. Bradleycamera image
June 18, 2009


Reconstruction in Alabama
Richard Baileycamera image
Bonus ArchiTreats
July 9, 2009



The South' s New Racial Politics: Inside the Race Game of Southern History
Glenn Browder



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July 16, 2009  

The New South: A Social and Economic View
Marlene Rikardcamera image
Bonus ArchiTreats
August 6, 2009

Spit, Scarey Ann and Sweat Bees: One Thing Leads to Another
Kathryn Tucker Windhamcamera image
August 20, 2009 

The New South: A Political View
Samuel L. Webbcamera image
September 17, 2009 


Shaking the Foundations: Alabama in the '30s & '40s
Leah Rawls Atkinscamera image
October 15, 2009 

The Civil Rights Movement in Alabama
Odessa Woolfolkcamera image


November 19, 2009


Modern Alabama


Harvey H. Jackson
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December 17, 2009 

Reflections on My Life in Alabama History
Wayne Flyntcamera image




Updated: January 12, 2010