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People Index

  • Tobias Wolff

    Author and educator Tobias Jonathan Ansell Wolff (1945- ) is best known for his short stories and memoirs,...
  • Helen Smith Woodruff

    Helen Smith Woodruff (1888-1924) was an author of young adult and children's books that were popular...
  • Louise Wooster

    Louise Catherine Wooster (1842-1913) was the madam of an exclusive house of prostitution in Birmingham...
  • Monroe Nathan Work

    Civil rights activist and sociologist Monroe Nathan Work (1866–1945) is often described by scholars...
  • John Allan Wyeth

    John Allan Wyeth (1845-1922) served in the Confederate Army as a youth and would go on to become a leading...
  • William Lowndes Yancey

    Alabama political leader William Lowndes Yancey (1814-1863) was a preeminent figure in the secession...
  • Nathan B. Young

    Educator Nathan B. Young (1862-1933) was a key proponent of improving academic standards and liberal...
  • Rosa Young

    Known as the "mother of Black Lutheranism in central Alabama" and a strong advocate of education for...
  • Samuel Younge Jr.

    Tuskegee Institute student Samuel Younge Jr. (1944-1966) was the first black college student to be killed...

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