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Once Upon a Time: Stories That Shaped Our Lives

Brown Bag Lecture Series – Fall 2010
B.B. Comer Library
11:00 Refreshments
12:00 Noon Program
Harry I Brown Auditorium

Sponsored by SouthFirst Bank

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Chris Phillips
“Jim Nabors: Living the Impossible Dream”

Chris Phillips is shown presenting Brown Bag Program "Jim Nabors: Living the Impossible Dream."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Henry Sledge
“My Father, Eugene Bondurant Sledge, and the War in the Pacific”

Henry Sledge is shown at Comer Library with picture of his father, Dr. Eugene Sledge to whom he paid tribute with a PowerPoint/lecture presentation, "My Father, Eugene Bondurant Sledge, and the War in the Pacific.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Linda Derry
“Old Cahawba: The Rise, Decline and Renewal
of Alabama’s ‘First’ State Capital”

Linda Derry, site director for Old Cahawba, is shown presenting her program "Old Cahawba: The Rise, Decline and Renewal of Alabama's 'First' State Capital."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Donna Cox Baker
“Alabama Fever: The Rush to Statehood”

Library Director, Shirley Spears, visits with Donna Cox Baker before her brown bag presentation "Alabama Fever: the Rush to Statehood."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Julie Hedgepeth Williams
“Orville & Wilbur in Montgomery:
The World’s First Flight School”

Comer Library's brown bag lecture audience shown enthralled with Julie Williams' story of the world's first flight school in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Dolores Hydock
“Batter Up: Stories From Outside the
Strike Zone”

Dolores Hydock presents her program "Batter Up"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Frances Robb
“The Great Depression in Alabama Photographs”

Dr. Ted Spears is shown introducing Frances Robb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Wayne Flynt
“The Revolt of the ‘Lint Heads’: How Alabama Textile Workers Carved
Out Their Own World”

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