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  • Luke Pryor
    Lawyer, planter, and politician Luke Pryor (1820-1900) served briefly in the U.S. Senate and is little...
  • Public Education During the Civil War and Reconstruction Era
    Public education in Alabama virtually ceased during the long Civil War. In the early days of the conflict,...
  • Public Education in Alabama After Desegregation
    The end of segregated schools in the South, and in Alabama, was supposed to take place in 1954 with the...
  • Public Education in Antebellum Alabama
    Education during Alabama's antebellum era could best be described as haphazard, with a few notable...
  • Public Education in Colonial and Territorial Alabama
    Public education in Alabama has largely been a story of indifference, segregation, racism, and underfunding....
  • Public Education in the Early Twentieth Century
    As political power in Alabama returned to the hands of the white elite after Reconstruction, education...
  • James Pugh
    James Lawrence Pugh (1820-1907) served in the U.S. House of Representatives on the eve of the Civil War...
  • Pushmataha
    Pushmataha is perhaps the best-known Choctaw leader of the nineteenth century. He is most famous for...
  • André Pénigaut
    André Pénigaut (1680-?) is credited with being Alabama's first literary figure for his...