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The Woods at Barlow Bend woods at barlow bend, jodie cain smith, barlow bend, monroe county, frisco city, black belt, book
The Woods at Barlow Bend Price: $12.95
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One shot fired deep in the pine forests of her youth was all it took to change Hattie's life forever. At the age of fourteen, Hattie learns that her mother, Addie, is dead, and her father, Hubbard, stands accused of Addie's murder, along with countless other shocking betrayals. Overnight, Hattie becomes mother to her three siblings while still very much a child herself. The life she had dreamt of now seems impossible to achieve. How will Hattie break away from the father who prevents her from...

This Bright Light of Ours by Maria Gitin Bright, Light, Maria, Gitin, Voting, Rights, Books, Stories,
This Bright Light of Ours by Maria Gitin Price: $34.86
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This Bright Light of Ours offers a tightly focused insider’s view of the community-based activism that was the heart of the civil rights movement. A celebration of grassroots heroes, this book details through first-person accounts the contributions of ordinary people who formed the nonviolent army that won the fight for voting rights.Combining memoir and oral history, Maria Gitin fills a vital gap in civil rights history by focusing on the neglected Freedom Summer of 1965 when hundreds of...

Through a Womans Eye Through, woman, eye, photographs, book, early twentieth century, Edith Morgan,
Through a Woman's Eye Price: $29.95
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The photographs created by Edith Morgan in Camden depict a multifaceted view of her hometown and time. The photographs include portraits, genre works, landscapes, still life, and documentary studies. Through a Woman's Eye explores both the reminiscent and precient aspects of her work.

Through Others Eyes
Through Others' Eyes Price: $24.95
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Through Others' Eyes includes descriptions of traveling to and from Montgomery, but it focuses on the travelers' descriptions of Montgomery itself. The twenty-eight published accounts between 1825 and 1861 were written by Americans and Europeans with a variety of backgrounds. A few are as objective as can reasonably be expected considering the short durations of the writers' visits. Some are prone to display their preconceptions and prejudices. Most exaggerate-they had to make their books...

Twice Blessed Twice, Blessed, Kathryn, Tucker, Windham
Twice Blessed Price: $20.00
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Kathryn Tucker Windham was a pioneering female journalist in the South. By the close of the Civil Rights era, her hometown newspaper in Selma, Alabama, had been taken over by corporate owners, and she sensed it was time to move on. She launched a new career as part social worker, part roving documentarian, photographing and writing about the people and places that fascinated her. She was one of Alabama’s best known citizens, widely honored, yet she still kept a busy schedule of public...

Visions of the Black Belt: A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama
Visions of the Black Belt: A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama Price: $39.95
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Robin McDonald & Valerie Pope Burns Item #: 8128 -

In Visions of the Black Belt, Robin McDonald and Valerie Pope Burnes offer a richly illustrated tour of the Black Belt, the fertile arc that represents the cultural efflorescence of Alabama’s heartland. Like knowledgeable friends, McDonald and Burnes guide readers through the Black Belt’s towns and architecture and introduce the region’s great panoply of citizens, farmers, craftspeople, cooks, writers, and musicians.A constellation of Black Belt towns arose during Alabama’s territorial...

When the Dinner Bell Rings at the Governors Mansion
When the Dinner Bell Rings at the Governor's Mansion Price: $20.00
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When The Dinner Bell Rings is a delightful collection of recipes and personal stories from Alabama's First Family and friends.Join Alabama's top hostess Patsy Riley as she presents recipes served during grand dinners at the Governor's Mansion. She's also collected recipes from the other state's executive residences. Proceeds from the sale of this cookbook will help maintain the Governor's Mansion as well as benefit the 1910 Farley-Hill House, a "sister" home next door to the mansion. ...

Wings of Opportunity history, alabama history
Wings of Opportunity Price: $19.95
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In 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first American civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. The Wright brothers hoped to find a climate warmer and more hospitable to flying than their company base of snowy Dayton, Ohio. Forward-thinking Montgomerians welcomed the Wrights and heralded the school as a way to rise above the shadow of the Civil War. Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams chronicles the short life of this flight school as seen mainly through the eyes of the Alabama press,...