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Author Index

  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Shelby County

    Located near the geographic center of the state, Shelby County is home to some of Alabama's most ...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Daniel Pratt

    Daniel Pratt (1799-1873) was Alabama's first major industrialist and founded the present-day city...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Little Cahaba Iron Works

    In 1848 entrepreneur William Phineas Browne established the Little Cahaba Iron Works, which he named...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Madison County

    Located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley, Madison County hosted the state's constitutional convention,...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Horace Ware

    Horace Ware (1812-1890) built Alabama's first permanent ironworks and the first rolling mill, which...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    William Phineas Browne

    William Phineas Browne (1804-1869), a leading pioneer of Alabama's coal industry, operated the state's...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Protective Life Corporation

    Protective Life Corporation was founded in 1907 in Birmingham. By 1928, one year after a merger with...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Henry Hitchcock

    Henry Hitchcock (1792-1839) was a leading citizen of early Alabama who served as the first secretary...
  • W. David Lewis
    Birmingham Iron and Steel Companies

    Birmingham owes its 1871 founding to the geological uniqueness of the Jones Valley, the only place on...
  • W. David Lewis
    Sloss Furnaces

    Sloss Furnaces, a Birmingham-based iron-manufacturing complex, was established in 1881. The furnace and...

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