Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series
Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130
Category: History, Community
Food For Thought begins a year of exciting and interesting talks on Alabama history at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in January. The 2018 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 18 • Elizabeth Shores Finding Family History: The Secrets in an Antique Coverlet
February 15 • Richard Bailey Alabama’s First Reconstruction Legislature
March 15 • Scotty Kirkland and Meredith McDonough The Paper and the Preacher: The Southern Courier and Martin Luther King Jr.
April 19 • Susan Abram Forging a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War
May 17 • Bill Finch The True Story of Kudzu, the Vine That Never Truly Ate the South
June 21 • Steve Suitts Hugo Black of Alabama
July 19 • Melissa Blair Sorry about That, Gloria: Southern Living Encounters the Women’s Movement
August 16 • Ken Gaddy Paul “Bear” Bryant: An American Story
September 20 • Erik Peterson Nott, Our Doctor: How Medicine, Race, Religion, and Evolution Collide
October 18 • Martin T. Olliff The Girl the Wildcats left Behind: Irene Pierce and Tallassee’s Soldiers in World War I
November 15 • Rachel Stephens The Portrait that Created a President: Ralph E. W. Earl’s Andrew Jackson
December 20 • Diane Barnard Dressing for Statehood: Textiles of Early Alabama
For more information, call (334) 242-4435.