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  • Robert Van de Graaff

    Robert Jemison Van de Graaff (1901-1967) was an Alabama-born physicist who developed an electrostatic generator, named for him, that accelerated subatomic particles for use in nuclear physics research.
  • Vance

    Vance, in west-central Alabama, is located primarily in Tuscaloosa County, except for a small portion...
  • Vernon

    Vernon is the county seat of Lamar County and is located on the western border of the state. Songwriter...
  • Vestavia Hills

    Vestavia Hills is located primarily in Jefferson County, but portions of the city also lie within Shelby...
  • Vincent

    Sections of Vincent are located in three counties: Shelby, St. Clair, and Talladega. The majority of...
  • Vine and Olive Colony

    The Vine and Olive Colony was an early settlement of French expatriates located near present-day Demopolis...
  • Howell Hubert Vines

    Howell Vines (1899-1981) is best characterized as a local-color author who drew his inspiration from...
  • Joseph F. Volker

    Joseph F. Volker (1913-1989) was a dentist, noted scientist, educator, and college administrator in his...
  • James Voss

    Alabamian James Shelton "Jim" Voss (1949- ) flew on five Space Shuttle missions,...
  • Mary Elizabeth Vroman

    Mary Elizabeth Vroman (1924?-1967) was a young Alabama schoolteacher when she published her first story,...

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