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  • Thomas Kirkman
    Thomas Kirkman (1800-1864) was a wealthy merchant in Florence, Lauderdale County, who wrote two anonymously...
  • Charles Kleibacker
    Fashion designer, curator, and educator Charles Kleibacker (1921-2010) was renowned for his work in fashion...
  •  Knight v. State of Alabama 
     Knight v. State of Al abama  was a federal court case that lasted almost 30 years, challenging numerous policies...
  • Knights of Labor in Alabama (KOL)
    During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, as many as 3 million Americans joined the Noble and...
  • Know-Nothing Party
    The Know-Nothing Party, also known as the American Party, formed in Alabama in the 1850s, briefly attracted...
  • C. Harry Knowles
    Inventor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist C. Harry Knowles (1928- ) holds more than 400 U.S. patents...
  • Reuben F. Kolb
    Reuben Francis Kolb Sr. (1839-1918) was one of Alabama's leading agricultural spokesmen and planters....
  • Ku Klux Klan in Alabama during the Reconstruction Era
    The Ku Klux Klan was a secretive and violent organized group that first appeared in Alabama during Reconstruction...
  • Ku Klux Klan in Alabama from 1915-1930
    The Ku Klux Klan first appeared in Alabama following the Civil War, when many Confederate veterans and...
  • Ku Klux Klan in Contemporary Alabama
    The modern Ku Klux Klan, originally founded in 1867 during Reconstruction, is a white supremacist organization...