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  • Presidential Race of 1928
    The presidential election of 1928 was one of the most controversial in American history, providing a...
  • Presidential Reconstruction in Alabama
    Presidential Reconstruction is the general term for the political and societal changes that began taking...
  • Prichard
    Prichard is located in the southwest corner of Mobile County. It has a mayor/council form of government....
  • Priester's Pecans
    In 1935, Lee C. Priester started selling paper-shell pecans at his Texaco service station in Fort Deposit...
  • Benjamin Lloyd's Primitive Hymns 
     The Primitive Hymns, a hymnbook first published in 1841 in Wetumpka, Elmore County, is still in use by...
  • Protective Life Corporation
    Protective Life Corporation was founded in 1907 in Birmingham. By 1928, one year after a merger with...
  • 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...