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Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Food For Thought (formerly ArchiTreats) begins a year of exciting and interesting talks on Alabama history at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in January. The 2017 schedule offers a wide range of unique topics spanning centuries of Alabama history. Food for Thought is held at noon on the third Thursday of every month in the Archives’ Joseph M. Farley Alabama Power Auditorium. The public is invited to bring a brown bag lunch, complimentary beverages are provided. Admission is always free.


January 19: “Shug” Jordan & World War II: From North Africa to Okinawa by Leah Rawls Atkins Ralph 
February 16: Family Ties: Hidden Black-White Relationships in Antebellum Alabama by Sharony Green 
March 16: The Mount Ida Quilt Project: One Community, Two Quilts, Three Centuries by Sarah Bliss Wright
April 20: MaryStanton African American Masonry in Alabama: Birmingham’s Prince Hall Temple Grand Lodge
May 18: Alabama Fever in the Wake of the Treaty of Fort Jackson by Tom Kanon 
June 15: The Draft in Alabama during World War I by Sebastian Lukasik
July 20: Alabama Gold: A History of the South’s Last Mother Lode by Peggy Walls 
August 17: Thomas Goode Jones & the Quest for Racial Justice in the New South by Brent Aucoin 
September 21: Before Alabama: The Mississippi Territory by Clay Williams 
October 19: Creek Indian Removal from Alabama by Christopher Haveman
November 16: Anne Mae Beddow, Pioneering World War I Nurse Anesthetist by Anne Gibbons
December 21: Where Alabama Began: Archaeology at Old St. Stephens by George Shorter

For more information, call (334) 242-4435.

More Information on Website: www.archives.alabama.gov/press_release/FFT2017_schedule_pressrelease.pdf

Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130

Free Event

Category: History, Community

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