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The Way We Were – Winter 2007

Additional Winter 2007 Programs New Perspectives Looking at 20th Century Alabama Art Coming attraction! Fall “brown bag” series, Out of Our Past! We have some great presenters and topics—just for you! Winter 2007- Brown Bag Lecture Series B. B. Comer Memorial Library 12:00 Noon “The Way We Were” Stories From Our Past Wednesday, January 10, […]

Out of Our Past – Fall 2007

“Out of Our Past” B.B. Comer Memorial Library Brown Bag Series/Fall 2007 Programs begin at 12 noon Harry I Brown Auditorium September 19 Wayne Flynt “Singing Our Songs: From the Delmore Brothers to “My Home’s in Alabama”               September 26 Nancy Anderson “To Kill a Mockingbird: Successes and Myths: […]

Alabama Past and Present – Winter Spring 2006

Winter/Spring 2006 Brown Bag Lecture Series 12:00 Noon The refreshment room will open at 11:00 am with all programs beginning at 12:00 Noon. For more information call 249-0961. Alabama Past and Present Thursday, February 23, 2006 James R. Hansen “One Giant Step for History: An Alabama Author Chronicles the Life Of Neil Armstrong”     […]

Sweet Home Alabama – Fall 2006

Sweet Home Alabama B.B. Comer Memorial Library Brown Bag Programs Fall 2006 Schedule Refreshments open at 11:00 a.m. with all programs beginning at 12:00 noon October 4, 2006 Marianne Moates “Images of a Simpler Time: Monroeville’s Influence on Truman Capote’s Life and Writing.” Truman Capote’s Southern Years               October […]

Writing Our Lives – Fall 2005

“Writing Our Lives” “Brown Bag” Series…Coming in the fall of ’05… Refreshments at 11:00 and programs at 12:00 noon at the Comer Library! Hardy Jackson, Remembering the Great Depression, 9-21-05                 Alan Grady, The Tragedy That Helped Clean up a Town”, 9-28-05             […]

Highlights for Seniors – Fall 2003

B.B. Comer Library Presents Highlights for Seniors Remembering Southern History Join us for Highlights, an informative series of programs geared toward Seniors with a focus on Southern History. Sunday Morning at the Spring Creek Baptist Church: The Heritage of Southern Gospel Music October 2, 2003 12:30 P.M. West Coosa Senior Center Scholar: Dr. Allen Dennis, […]

Icons of the 20th Century – Fall 2002

Brown Bag Lunch History Programs Icons of the 20th Century October, 2002 Series Wednesday, October 2, 2002 12:00 Noon “Henri Matisse: Leader in the World of Art” Scholar: Dr. Michael DeMarsche, Director, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Auburn University Matisse, a French painter, is considered by many as one of three of the most […]

Potpourri -Spring 2001

“Potpourri” Spring Series at B. B. Comer Memorial Library (All programs are at 12:00 Noon) March 28, 2001: “The Korean War: Significant Aspects of the Air War.” Dr. Ken Werrell, Maxwell Air University (Dr. Werrell has indicated that his presentation will focus on the use of new technologies, specifically jet aircraft and helicopters. You may […]

The Herd Brothers

Presented by Bettye Lessley: Five Herd brothers came to America from Scotland. Their names were: George, the oldest; David, Alexander, John and Thomas, who said that they were “Lowlanders.” All of the Herds had served their apprenticeships in the marble business in Scotland. Thomas Herd returned to Scotland. Alexander, called “Sandy,” married and lived in […]

Rising Star Baptist Church

Presented by Bettye Lessley: On January 21, 1879, in consideration of $25.00, H. G. Darby sold to “the Rising Star Colored Baptist Church” three (3) acres of land, lying in the extreme north east corner of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter, Section #32, Township 21, Range 4 East in the Coosa Land District […]

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