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Take the June 2021 AlaBiz Quiz

Challenge yourself with the June 2021 Alabiz Quiz featuring Alabama business-related puzzlers from the past.

Lafayette’s expensive visit to Alabama

During eight spectacle-filled days in the spring of 1825, Alabamians welcomed to their soil a Frenchman of international renown. The Marquis de Lafayette was...

Alabama’s First Bank Robbery

This story appears in the April 2021 issue of Business Alabama Magazine.  The Bank of Mobile holds the distinction of being the first financial institution in Alabama to...

Printing Alabama’s First Constitution

This story appears in the March 2021 issue of Business Alabama magazine.  When delegates arrived in Huntsville in the summer of 1819 to write Alabama’s first...

Tuskegee Honors Civil Rights Struggles

The city of Tuskegee, Tuskegee University and state leaders marked civil rights sites throughout the city and the campus of Tuskegee University last week, erecting 13 markers to honor the contributions of individuals and groups and to highlight sites of notable significance during the Civil Rights era.

Historic Birmingham Church Awarded $500K by National Parks Service

St. Paul United Methodist Church of Birmingham will receive $500,000 from the National Park Service to preserve and highlight its unique contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.

New Historic Trail Honors Tuskegee Civil Rights Trailblazers

If you ask someone to name a famous person with ties to Tuskegee, chances are names like William Mitchell, Sammy Younge, Charles Gomillion or...

Houston, We Have Secured an Archivist

It may pale in comparison to NASA budgets, but the $18,775 grant recently landed by a researcher at the University of Alabama at Huntsville offers the space program a much needed assist in the archives department.

Meet Auburn’s Prolific Inventor

Miller Reese Hutchison led a life of continuous innovation and became one of the South’s most prolific inventors.

The Atomic Genius from Tuscaloosa

Get to know one of Alabama's more famous inventors.

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