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  • Collection: People of Interest

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Dr. Cordell Wynn was president of Stillman College for 15 years beginning in 1982 and enrollment at the predominantly black liberal arts school almost doubled to more than 1,000 students under his leadership.

A native of Eatonton, Ga., Wynn…

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Dr. J. Barry Mason, born in Memphis, TN on March 24, 1941, and raised in Louisiana, was the seventh dean of The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana…

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Adolph Catlin Cade Jr.(born 1904) was president of the Allen & Jemison Company, retiring from that company in 1968. Cade had joined the company in 1926 as an order clerk, held various posts before becoming president of the company after his father's…

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A. S. Van de Graaff was the eldest son of Tuscaloosa attorney and Circuit Judge Adrian Sebastian "Bass" Van de Graaff Sr. and Minnie Cherokee Jemison Van de Graaff. Adrian was born in Tuscaloosa and attended local public schools before entering the…

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A. S. Van de Graaff was the eldest son of Tuscaloosa attorney and Circuit Judge Adrian Sebastian "Bass" Van de Graaff Sr. and Minnie Cherokee Jemison Van de Graaff. Adrian was born in Tuscaloosa and attended local public schools before entering the…

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This is a letter from Lieutenant Governor Jim Folsom Jr. to Dr. Barry Mason recommending Ward Wharton McFarland be inducted into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

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Amasa Ben Windham, son of famed Alabama storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham, was a longtime reporter and editor at The Tuscaloosa News.

After working as a DJ when a teenager in Selma, Windham attended Birmingham-Southern College where he wrote for…

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Andrew Fuller Prince, born Oct. 14, 1845, was a store owner and alderman in Tuscaloosa in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

He was a partner in a clothing store, Snow and Prince, with E.N.C. Snow, established in 1889. A few years later the name…

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Arlington L. Freeman Sr., known to most as A. L. Freeman, died in 2003 at 69.

Freeman was a Fayette County farm boy who dedicated his life to creating recreational opportunities for Tuscaloosa youths. For 37 years, until his 1996 retirement,…

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Aubrey Dominick was appointed Circuit Judge of Tuscaloosa County by Gov. Lurleen Wallace in 1967 after the resignation of veteran judge W.C. Warren. Dominick, a Greene County native, retired in 1976 after 47 years of work that included being a…
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