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  • Mary Anderson
    Alabama native Mary Anderson (1866-1953) is credited with inventing the first operational windshield...
  • Porter Anderson
    Microbiologist Porter W. Anderson Jr. (1937- ) is known for developing a vaccine to protect infants from...
  • George Andrews
    George William Andrews Jr. (1906-1971) was a Democratic representative to Congress from 1944 to 1965,...
  • Mother Angelica
    Mother Angelica (1923- ), a Franciscan nun, is the founder of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN),...
  • Anniston
    The city of Anniston emerged as a key industrial center in the mountainous northeastern section of Alabama...
  • Anniston Army Depot
    Anniston Army Depot was originally conceived as an ammunition storage site in the isolated northeast...
  • Anniston Museum of Natural History
    The Anniston Museum of Natural History in Anniston, Calhoun County, is home to displays that range from...
  • Antebellum Industrialization
    Manufacturing represented a small but expanding sector of Alabama's economy in the antebellum period....
  •  Appalachiosaurus montgomeriensis 
     Appalachiosaurus mont gomeriensis  was a small tyrannosaurid dinosaur that was indigenous to...
  • Arab
    Arab is located primarily in west-central Marshall County, although part of the city also is located...