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  • Horace Ware

    Horace Ware (1812-1890) built Alabama's first permanent ironworks and the first rolling mill, which...
  • Willard Warner

    Willard Warner (1826-1906) was an entrepreneur, politician, soldier, and sometime gold prospector who...
  • Lella Warren

    During a writing career that spanned more than half of the twentieth century, Lella Warren (1899-1982)...
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) is probably best known as the founder of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial...
  • Dinah Washington

    Singer and pianist Dinah Washington (1924-1963) was one of the most popular African American recording artists of the 1950s and was often called the "Queen of the Blues."
  • Thomas Hill Watts (1863-65)

    Thomas Hill Watts (1819-1892) was Alabama's eighteenth governor. His career in Alabama politics...
  • William Weatherford

    William Weatherford (ca. 1781-1824), arguably the best known Red Stick war leader in the Creek War of...
  • Maria Howard Weeden

    Maria Howard Weeden (1846-1905), known as Howard, was an Alabama artist who gained international recognition...
  • Myrtice West

    Myrtice Snead West (1923-2010) is among the category of artists who are best described as self-taught....
  • John T. "Fess" Whatley

    John Tuggle "Fess" Whatley (c. 1895–1972) was one of the most influential and well-known educators...

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