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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 11, 2006

Faye Brown
“Putting Your Past Onto Paper With The Pot Likker Lady”
Pot Likker, Pulley Bones and Pea Vine Hay








October 18, 2006

Ruth Beaumont Cook
“Camp Aliceville: German Prisoner of War Camp, 1942-1945”
Guests Behind Barbed Wire








October 25, 2006

Harvey Jackson III (Hardy)
“Growing Up With Big Jim”
Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State







November 1, 2006

Julia Oliver
“Varina Anne Davis: Daughter of the Confederacy”
Devotion: A Novel








November 8, 2006

Samuel L. Webb
“Forged by Politics: Alabama Before and During 2006”
Two-Party Politics in the One-Party South








November 15, 2006

Aileen Henderson
“Indebted Forever: A Tribute to Eugene Allen Smith,
Alabama’s First State Geologist”

November 29, 2006

Leah Rawls Atkins
“Turning the Lights on in Alabama!”
“Developed for the Service of Alabama:” The Centennial History of the
Alabama Power Company


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