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November, 2018

Over There: Morgan County Recognizes WWI Soldiers Killed in France
Dates: Sunday, November 11, 2018 - Friday, November 30, 2018 02:00pm

This program will remember the eighteen soldiers from Morgan County, Alabama, killed in France in 1918 (during WWI) who were recognized by the French government. In 1920, two years after their deaths, His Excellency Raymond Landry Poincare, on behalf of the Republic of France, awarded a Memorial Certificate to the families of those eighteen soldiers. The French Government sent the awards to the United State of America War Department, who forwarded the awards to the Morgan County American Legion. Once in Decatur, the awards were segregated by race and two separate services were held: one for the white soldiers and ...
Contact: Rhonda or Stephanie, Decatur Public Library's Marketing and Outreach Office, [256] 353 2993, ext. 106 or stephrhonda@dec
Decatur Public Library

Decatur, AL


Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events

Remembering the Great War - Butler County
Dates: Monday, November 12, 2018

This traveling exhibit commemorates the centennial anniversary of Alabama's inolvement in WWI and enlivens an important period of history which often goes overlooked. Remembering the Great War tells the story of the war from the perspectives of Alabamians whose lives were shaped by the conflict.The exhibit was created by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University and the Alabama Department of Archives & History, with assistance from Industrial Design students in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction and Associate Professor Shu-Wen Tzeng.For more information on the exhibit, ...
Contact: Annie Crenshaw (334) 382-6959
Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce

Greenville, AL


Category: Museums and Exhibitions

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Georgia Ann Hudson
(334) 353-3312


  • Steve Murray, Director, Alabama Department of Archives and History
  • Maj. Gen. Sheryl E. Gordon, Adjutant General, Alabama National Guard

Honorary Chairman

  • Nimrod T. Frazer, Montgomery 

U.S. Commission Liaison

  • Monique Seefried, Atlanta

Committee Members

  • Greg Akers, Montgomery

  • Leah Rawls Atkins, Birmingham

  • Jim Baggett, Birmingham

  • Mike Bailey, Gulf Shores

  • Donna Baker, Tuscaloosa

  • Randy Bartlett, Auburn

  • Ken Bedsole, Abbeville

  • David Black, Florence

  • Berta Blackwell, Ozark 

  • Young Boozer, Montgomery

  • Borden Burr, Birmingham

  • Lt. Gen. Charles G. Cleveland, Montgomery 

  • Patrice Donnelly, Birmingham

  • Lydia R. Ellington-Joffray, Tuscaloosa

  • Stuart Foss, Birmingham

  • Gary Fuller, Opelika

  • Gen. Walter Givhan, Troy

  • Col. Joe Greene, Montgomery

  • Jan Gunter, Opelika

  • Laura Newland Hill, Auburn

  • Jeff Jakeman, Auburn

  • Gerald Johnson, Butler County

  • Tina Jones, Livingston

  • Mary Jones-Fitts, Faunsdale

  • Mortimer Jordan, Tuscaloosa

  • Jay Lamar, Montgomery

  • Ashley D. Ledbetter, Montgomery

  • Sebastian Lukasik, Montgomery

  • Clark Lundell, Auburn

  • Jo Screws McGowin, Montgomery

  • Shea McClean, Mobile

  • T.C. McLemore, Birmingham

  • Joel Mize, Tuscumbia

  • Darryn Moten, Montgomery

  • Graham Neeley, Montgomery

  • Glenn Nivens, Harpersville

  • Lt. Col. Larry Norred, Bessemer

  • Marty Olliff, Dothan

  • Michael Panhorst, Montgomery

  • Melvina Phillips, New Hope

  • Rob Riser, Livingston

  • John A. Screws, Birmingham

  • Betsy Simmons, Birmingham

  • Steve Trout, Mobile

  • Ruth Truss, Montevallo

  • David Tuck, Rockford

  • Ted Urquhart, Mary Esther, FL

  • Tom Walker, Montevallo

  • Johnny Waller, Montgomery

  • Mike Watson, Montgomery

  • Phil Williams, Gadsden

  • Mark Wilson, Auburn

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