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  • 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
    Buffalo Rock Company

    The Buffalo Rock Company started out as a local grocery business in 1901 run by the Lee family and has...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Eufaula

    Located in Barbour County, along the border with Georgia, Eufaula was an important shipping and trade...
  • 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
    Lafayette's Visit to Alabama

    In 1825, Alabama was honored by a visit from Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Charles Tait

    Charles Tait (1768-1835), Alabama's first federal district court judge, played a significant role...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    John McKee

    John McKee (1771-1832), one of the first settlers of Tuscaloosa County, played an important role in transforming...
  • Herbert J. "Jim" Lewis
    Robert Farmar

    Robert Farmar (1717-1778), an American-born British army officer, served in the Caribbean and Europe...
  • W. David Lewis
    Sloss Furnaces

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

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