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News and Announcements   

ArchiTreats, July 17th, Dr. Lonnie Burnett presents "Civil War Mobile."

 

Find Your Story at My History Day, Saturday, July 12

 

Take a Guided Tour of the Museum of Alabama Daily at 1pm.

 

June 19, 2014 ArchiTreat: Steve Goodson presents "'A Blessed Work in a Somber World': Selections from the Hank Williams Reader."

 

May ArchiTreats: Joseph Bagley presents “Now a Single Shot Can Do It”: Lee v. Macon and School Desegregation in Alabama.

 

April ArchiTreats: Dan Puckett presents The Resettlement of Jewish Refugees in Alabama, 1938 – 1941.

 

ADAH Presents, Find Your Story: A Genealogy Course for Beginners. Open Registration Begins March 3rd

 

ArchiTreats March 20, 2014: Ove Jensen presents "Horseshoe Bend"

 

Alabama Voices Grand Opening, February 15, 2014

 

Cultural Crossroads Symposium, February 8, 2014

 

ArchiTreats, Feb. 20, 2014: Barbara S. Shores presents "The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill: The Untold Story of Arthur Shores and His Family’s Fight for Civil Rights"

 

ArchiTreats, January 16, 2014: Kenneth Noe presents "Alabama's Civil War Revisited"

 

2014 ArchiTreats schedule

 

Celebrate Alabama Day, Dec. 14, 2013

 

ArchiTreats, Dec. 19, 2013: James C. Giesen presents "Alabama’s Got the Boll Weevil Blues" 

 

ArchiTreats, Nov. 21, 2013: James S. Day presents Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama’s Cahaba Coal Field

 

ArchiTreats, Oct. 17, 2013: "Alabama and the War of 1812," by Jeannie and David Heidler

 

ArchiTreats, Sept. 19, 2013: "While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Remembers," by Carolyn McKinstry

 

August 15, 2013 ArchiTreat: Dr. Gregory Waselkov presents "White Paths, Red Paths: Fort Mims and the Alabama Frontier."

 

ArchiTreats, July 18, 2013: "Cars Fell on Alabama: The Automotive Industry Comes to Alabama," by Bill Taylor and Archie Craft

 

ADAH Announces Construction of Alabama Voices Exhibition

 

ArchiTreats, June 20, 2013: "The Emancipation Proclamation in Wartime Alabama," by John Kvach

 

ArchiTreats, May 16, 2013: "Longleaf Pine: The Tree That Made Alabama," by Bill Finch

 

Book Talk: Alan and Karen Jabbour discuss Decoration Day and the Shaping of Rural Southern Cemeteries, April 30, 2013

 

Book Talk: Deborah Martinson's Virginia Durr and Lillian Hellman: Two Uncompromising Women and Their Alabama Families, April 19, 2013

 

ArchiTreats, April 18, 2013: "Streight's Raid and the Making of a Confederate Heroine," by Keith S. Hebert

 

ArchiTreats, March 21, 2013: "The Rise and Fall of Alabama's Textile Industry," by David Seagraves

 

February 28, 2013 ArchiTreats: Fred D. Gray presents "The Civil Rights World in Alabama, 1961-1963"

 

January 17, 2013 ArchiTreats: Dan Carter presents “'Segregation Forever': The Speech that Launched George Wallace’s National Career"

 

2013 ArchiTreats schedule

 

January 12, 2013: Cultural Crossroads returns to ADAH

 

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Fund Repayable Scholarship

 

December 20, 2012 -- ArchiTreats: "Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Alabama in the Civil War," by Ben Severance

 

November 15, 2012 -- ArchiTreats: "Lord Remember Me: Archiving Alabama's Folklife," by Kevin Nutt

 

October 18, 2012 -- ArchiTreats: "The Space Race in Alabama in the 1950s and 1960s," by Andrew J. Dunar

 

September 20, 2012 -- ArchiTreats: Jun Ebersole presents "Sloths, Mammoths, and Sabre-toothed Cats: The Ice Age Mammals of Alabama"

 

August 22, 2012 -- Archives announces new Director

 

August 16, 2012 ArchiTreats: The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera, by Hardy Jackson

 

July 19, 2012 ArchiTreats: Alabama and the War of 1812: After the Horseshoe, by Jim Parker

 

June 14, 2012 Book Talk and Signing: Storming the State House, by Ala. House Speaker Mike Hubbard

 

June 21, 2012 ArchiTreats: History of License Plates in Alabama, by Ross Sloan

 

May 17, 2012 ArchiTreats: William Bartram in Alabama, by John Hall

 

April 19, 2012 ArchiTreats: Incidents of War: The Civil War of Mary Jane Chadick, by Nancy M. Rohr

 

April 20, 2012 Book signing and talk: The National Anthem of Secession: Dixie, Alabama, and the Confederacy, by Christian McWhirter

 

March 15, 2012 AchiTreats: Hank Hung the Moon...And Warmed Our Cold, Cold Hearts, by Rheta Grimsley Johnson

 

February 23, 2012 Book signing and talk: George Wallace, The Man You Never Knew By The Man Who Knew Him Best, by George Wallace Jr.

 

2012 ArchiTreats schedule

 

February 16, 2012 ArchiTreats

 

January 19, 2012 ArchiTreats

 

December 8, 2011 -- Book signing and talk: Carolina Planters on the Alabama Frontier: The Spencer-Robeson-McKenzie Family Papers, by Edward Pattillo

 

December 15, 2011 ArchiTreats: "Southern Music of the Civil War Era," by the 33rd Alabama Campfire Players

 

November 3, 2011 -- Film screening of "The Jefferson County Sound: Alabama’s Black Gospel Quartets" by Robert Clem

 

November 17, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: "The Civil Rights World in Alabama, 1961-1962," by Fred D. Gray

 

October 13, 2011 --Book Talk and Signing, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives, by Wayne Flynt

 

October 6, 2011 -- Book signing and talk: My Work Is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver, by Mark Hersey

 

October 20, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: "The Legacy of Alabama African American Gospel Quartets," by Doug Seroff

 

September 15, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: "Tecumseh and Tuckabatchee, Fact and Fiction," by Kathryn Braund

 

Museum of Alabama now open every Saturday, 8:30 -- 4:30

 

September 1, 2011 -- Book Talk and Signing, Eugene Allen Smith’s Alabama: How a Geologist Shaped the State, by Aileen Henderson

 

August 18, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: "Race Relations in Alabama, 1965-1968: A Photojournalist’s Perspective," by Jim Peppler

 

July 28, 2011 --Book Talk and Signing, John James Audubon -- The Forgotten Manuscripts, by Daniel Patterson

 

July 14, 2011--Book Talk and Signing-- Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History,1939 - 1949, by Joe Caver and Daniel Haulman

 

July 21, 2011 ArchiTreats: "Alabama Stories: Food and Memory," by Scott Peacock

 

June 16, 2011 ArchiTreats: "Mobile Brass Band Traditions and Mardi Gras" by Kern Jackson

 

June 2, 2011 -- Book signing -- Alabama Getaway: The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie, by Allen Tullos

 

May 19, 2011 ArchiTreats: "The Freedom Riders Come to Alabama," by Mills Thornton

 

May 5, 2011-- Book talk, A Government of Our Own: The Making of the Confederacy, by William C. Davis

 

April 21, 2011-- ArchiTreats: "To Kill a Mockingbird: Successes and Myths," by Nancy Anderson

 

April 19, 2011 -- Book signing: Warren Trest and Former Governor John Patterson present Wings of Denial: The Alabama Air National Guard’s Covert Role at the Bay of Pigs

 

April 9, 2011 -- Lecture on Tallulah Bankhead and screening of her film The Devil and the Deep, by Frances and David Robb

 

March 17, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: "The Civil War Pharmacy," by Michael Flannery

 

March 12, 2011 -- Family History Research Workshop at ADAH

 

February 16, 2011 -- "The Man and the Hour Have Met:" Lecture and Reception at the ADAH

 

February 17, 2011 -- ArchiTreats: Jett Williams, "My Father, Hank Williams"

 

January 31, 2011 -- Temporary Exhibit: The Formation of the Confederate Government

 

January 27, 2011 -- Book Talk and Signing: Dr. Ethel Hall, "My Journey: A Memoir of the First African American to Preside over the Alabama Board of Education"

 

January 6, 2011 -- New Museum Exhibits Planned at State Archives

 

January 21, 2011 ArchiTreats--Robert B. Bradley: The Road to War: January--April 1861

 

December 14, 2010 -- 2011 ArchiTreats schedule

 

December 6, 2010 -- Historical Records Advisory Board Announces Regrant Awards to Alabama Local Governments and Historical Repositories

 

December 16, 2010 -- ArchiTreats: "The Coming of the Creek War," by Greg Waselkov

 

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Fund Repayable Scholarship

 

October 25, 2010 -- Limited Saturday Service on the Second Saturday of Each Month

 

Records Commissions Honor Department of Transportation, Marshall County Preservation Society, and the Mobile County Probate Office for their Care and Preservation of Government Records

 

Bring your sack lunch to the Alabama Department of Archives and History and join us each third Thursday at 12:05 pm to hear interesting topics of historical interest. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alabama Archives, coffee and tea are provided free of charge.

 

"The Everyday Faces of Alabama" Black History online exhibit and writing exercises

 

"The Women of Alabama" online exhibit and writing exercises

 

History at Home Activities for kids

 

Bronze map on Archives lawn

 

More names added to Civil War Soldiers database

 

Flag of 1st Alabama Infantry returns to Alabama

 

Prattville Dragoons Camp, SCV donate to flag fund

 

33rd Alabama Infantry donates to flag fund

 

The Meteor, patient-produced newspaper of the Alabama Insane Hospital

 

Civil Rights era mug shots

 

Hurricane recovery assistance

 

 

Updated: June 26, 2014

 

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