Downtown Montgomery Convention Center District


Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Food for Thought Lunchtime Lecture Series

Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130

Free Event

Category: History, Community

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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.