Montgomery, Alabama

What is Montgomery, Alabama known for?


education liberal

Legislature in 1967. AUM offers programs of study leading to bachelor's (bachelor's degree), master's (master's degree), and specialist degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, and sciences. The university enrolls more than 5,500 students, with an additional 10,000 enrolled in continuing education programs. In January 2007, the university moved toward branding itself as Auburn Montgomery. '''The Montgomery Academy''' is a non-sectarian independent school


sports play

on April 12, 1919. He helped pay his way through law school at the University of Alabama by doing sports play-by-play and other announcing duties at Tuscaloosa's (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) WJRD-AM radio, a sideline that made him question his goals to become a lawyer. He practiced law for six months, but the lure of the microphone was too strong. He and a friend put up $12,500 each and launched a radio station in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Within a year, Bahakel bought out his partner and found


vocals life

in Montgomery, Alabama. The Blue squad recruiter was Don Faurot, who opposed Howard in the 1949 Gator Bowl. *Mobile (Mobile, Alabama) - WALA-TV 10 *Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama) - WCOV-TV 20 *Ozark (Ozark, Alabama) (Dothan (Dothan, Alabama)) - WDFX-TV 36 death_date origin Montgomery, Alabama, US (United States) instrument Guitar, Vocals Life and career Born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 14


run stage

of picking cotton and tilling the vegetable patch. On Saturday nights when the family gathered around the radio the Grand Ole Opry, Lum’s lifelong love of music was born. When he was 12, his older brother bought a guitar. Within a year, Lum had taught himself to play by listening to the radio. When his brother joined the army, Lum bought his guitar for fifty cents. Always interested in transportation, he had run stage coach line from Atlanta to Montgomery, Alabama, but after


year game

a capacity of 7,000. The '''Blue–Gray Football Classic''' was an annual American college football all-star game held in Alabama usually on Christmas Day. It was begun in 1939 and held annually through 2001 at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. The game was not contested in 2002 (2002 in sports) and was subsequently revived in 2003 (2003 in sports) in Troy, Alabama. However, the game was discontinued because it lacked a major sponsor after that year. Game results


political writing

of appreciation to Bob Martin, the editor of this newspaper, for finding a picture of gubernatorial candidate Loretta Nall to run with my column last week. I am sure it attracted a lot of readers. In 55 years of political writing, that was a first for me—a picture in my column of a woman displaying cleavage. I can only hope that my mother...and I know for a fact where she ended in the after life...didn’t see that column. She wouldn’t have approved of that picture.'' Ingram, Bob. "Mask's win a sign of things to come." ''Shelby Country Reporter''. 7 March 2006. "Jeno" James''' (born January 12, 1977 in Montgomery, Alabama ) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent in the NFL (National Football League). He most recently played for the Miami Dolphins, and collegiately (college football) at Auburn University. After a year of performing in West Virginia, Sovine moved to Shreveport, Louisiana, where the Bailes Brothers were performing on KWKH-AM (KWKH). Sovine's own early morning show wasn't very popular, but he gained greater exposure performing on the famed KWKH radio program, ''Louisiana Hayride''. One of his co-stars was Hank Williams, who steered Sovine toward a better time slot at WSFA in Montgomery, Alabama, and toward a contract (Recording contract) with MGM Records in 1949. That same year, Sovine replaced Williams on ''Louisiana Hayride'' when Williams jumped to the Grand Ole Opry. Over the next four years he recorded 28 singles, mostly following in Williams' honky tonk footsteps, that didn't make much of a dent on the charts but did establish him as a solid performer. - 1819 Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama) Alabama United States State capital, grew from the 1540 French settlement Fort Toulouse. - During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.


classic games

http: cfbdatawarehouse.com data bowls bowl_results.php?bowlid 35 title Blue-Gray All-Star Classic Games publisher College Football Data Warehouse accessdate September 2, 2008 In 2009, the city played host to the first annual Historical Black College and University (HBCU) All-Star Football Bowl played at Cramton Bowl. Beginning in 2014 Montgomery will be host to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football national championship, this will take place in Cramton Bowl

results 64 Blue–Gray Football Classics were played. Gray won 33 games, Blue won 29 games, and two games tied. All were played in Montgomery, Alabama, except the 2003 game, played in Troy, Alabama. File:Facilities2 full.jpg thumb 2011


member school

politicians. Hilliard finished in first place in the election, but he had not won a majority of the vote, so he again faced Davis in a run-off election. Davis won the run-off with 54% of the vote. '''Alabama State University''', founded 1867, is a historically black university (historically black colleges and universities) located in Montgomery, Alabama. ASU is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. '''B.A.M.A.''', an acronym meaning '''Boyz After Money Always''', is an American (United States) hip-hop (Hip hop music) group from Alabama. The group consists of two members- Rain and Taurus Caine. The members met in 1997 when the two (then both solo artists) were recording at Knight Crimes studio in Montgomery, Alabama. At the time, the only mission on their minds was recording anything so that people knew they existed. From that point, the two kindled a friendship that would eventually see Taurus Caine moving to the west coast and back to launch a "street worthy" solo career, Rain moving to Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama), and launching a successful "ghost writing" career, and both artists ending up back in Montgomery, Alabama with the same manager. It was that manager, Brian Miller, who saw the uniqueness in the two and convinced the "Boyz" to form what has become one of the largest music accomplishments to the state of Alabama. Reunion and ''Dreaming In Black and White'' (2007–present) On August 11, 2007, the four original members of the band - Palmer, Moates, Singleton, and Fukai - announced they were reuniting and planned two reunion shows in Montgomery, Alabama and that they will be writing and recording a new album for release sometime in 2008. On November 9, 2007 the band headlined what would be considered a reunion show at Seville Quarter in Pensacola, FL. During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.


making difficult

gratification' to blind us from making difficult decisions to effect future generations." *1957 Red Against White (Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA). *1958 ''Composition Around Red, Pennsylvania'' (Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), Alabama) Pitt is married to Jane LaCroy Brannon of Montgomery, Alabama. He has one son, William Rivers Pitt, by his previous wife, Jane H. Pitt. He is related to the 18th-century British Prime Minister (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) William Pitt. The forest is headquartered in Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), as are all four of Alabama's National Forests. The other National Forests in the state are Conecuh (Conecuh National Forest), Tuskegee (Tuskegee National Forest), and William B. Bankhead (William B. Bankhead National Forest). The Talladega National Forest is physically separated into two areas, and divided into three Ranger Districts: The forest is headquartered in Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), as are all four of Alabama's National Forests. The other National Forests in the state are Conecuh (Conecuh National Forest), Talladega (Talladega National Forest) and William B. Bankhead (William B. Bankhead National Forest). There are local ranger district offices located in Tuskegee. The forest is headquartered in Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), as are all four of Alabama's National Forests. The other National Forests in the state are Talladega (Talladega National Forest), Tuskegee (Tuskegee National Forest), and William B. Bankhead (William B. Bankhead National Forest). There are local ranger district offices located in Andalusia (Andalusia, Alabama). He first joined the NAACP, but later became a leader in the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) along with Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, James Bevel, Joseph Lowery, and Andrew Young among many others. He played an important role in the demonstrations in St. Augustine, Florida that some claim led to the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Civil Rights Act of 1964 While organizing during the 1965 Selma Voting Rights Movement he also lead the first attempt at a 1965 march (Selma to Montgomery marches) from Selma (Selma, Alabama) to Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), and was tear gassed and beaten severely. The Selma demonstrations and this "Bloody Sunday (Selma to Montgomery marches)" attempt led to the other great legislative accomplishment of the movement, the Voting Rights Act of 1965. On February 4, 1861, in Montgomery, Alabama, a convention consisting of delegates from South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)), and Louisiana met to set about creating a new form of government based on that of the United States of America. Lee, Jr., Charles Robert. ''The Confederate Constitutions''. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1963, 60. Their efforts resulted in, among other achievements, the drafting of a Provisional Constitution for what came to be known as the Confederate States of America. Alpha men were pioneers and at the forefront of the civil rights struggle (African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)) renewed in the 1950s. In Montgomery (Montgomery, Alabama), Martin Luther King, Jr. led the people in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a minister, and later as head of the SCLC. Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama) saw Arthur Shores organize for civil rights in ''Lucy v. Adams''. Thurgood Marshall managed the landmark US Supreme Court case ''Brown v. Board of Education'', in which the Court decided against segregation in public schools. Marshall employed mentor and fraternity brother Charles Houston's plan to use the ''de facto'' inequality of "separate but equal" education in the United States (Equal Protection Clause) to attack and defeat the Jim Crow laws. During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.


football classic

opened on March 26, 2010. Auburn University at Montgomery also fields teams in NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) competition. Huntingdon College participates at the NCAA Division III level and Faulkner University is a member of the NAIA and is a nearby rival of Auburn University at Montgomery. The Blue-Gray Football Classic was an annual college football all-star game held from 1938 until 2001. During his tenure in Montgomery he warned of the dangers of Irish (Irish American) immigration to the United States and the accompanying growth of Catholicism in a book, ''Our Country: Its Danger and Duty'' (New York, 1844). "If the devotees of this unholy faith have so rapidly increased within a few years to number TWO MILLIONS, how long will it take them to rival and exceed the American Protestants?", qtd. in Lipscomb 8-9. He fared well in Montgomery as a preacher, providing for a family consisting of a wife, two children, and two sisters, and owning two slaves. Lipscomb 13. Compelled by tuberculosis to retire from the ministry, he founded in 1849 the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies at Montgomery, Alabama. Lipscomb then served as the inaugural President (1856–1859) of the Tuskegee Female College of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Alabama (present-day Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama). Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Dreyfus was a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He is widely publicized for being the man who "invented" the commonplace mutual fund through direct marketing to the public. Jack Dreyfus - Maverick Wizard Behind the Wall Street Lion, ''Life Magazine'', 1964 Meanwhile, officials in Montgomery (w:Montgomery, Alabama), the place of her historic act of defiance, and Detroit (w:Detroit), her later home and deathplace, ordered that the first seat of every public bus will be reserved to honor Parks until her funeral, which is set for Wednesday. King was born on November 17, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama (w:Montgomery, Alabama). An actress, speaker and producer, King played Rosa Parks (w:Rosa Parks) in the ''King'' miniseries in 1978. She was also the CEO of Higher Grounds Productions, a company that produces events related to spirituality and which advertised King for speeches and performances.

Montgomery, Alabama

'''Montgomery'''

The city was incorporated in 1819, as a merger of two towns situated along the Alabama River. It became the state capital in 1846, representing the shift of power to the south-central area with the growth of cotton as a commodity crop of the Black Belt (Black Belt (U.S. region)) and Mobile's rise as a mercantile port. In February 1861, Montgomery was selected as the first capital of the Confederate States of America, until the seat of government moved to Richmond, Virginia, in May of that year. During the mid-20th century, Montgomery was a major site of events in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Beito, David (David Beito) (2009-05-02) Something is Rotten in Montgomery, ''LewRockwell.com'' including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Selma to Montgomery marches.

In addition to housing many Alabama government agencies, Montgomery has a large military (Military of the United States) presence due to Maxwell Air Force Base; public universities Alabama State University, Troy University (Montgomery campus), and Auburn University at Montgomery; private colleges universities Faulkner University and Huntingdon College; high-tech manufacturing, including Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama; and cultural attractions such as the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Two ships (USS Montgomery) of the United States Navy have been named after the city, including USS Montgomery (LCS-8). "Navy Names Littoral Combat Ships Jackson and Montgomery" DOD press release. March 25, 2011

Montgomery has won several national awards including being voted Best Historic City by USA Today, being named an All-America City in 2014 by the National Civic League, and being named the happiest city in Alabama. Montgomery has also been recognized nationally for its successful, and ongoing downtown revitalization and new urbanism projects with Montgomery having been one of he first cities in the nation to implement Smart Code Zoning.

Search by keywords:


Copyright (C) 2015-2017 PlacesKnownFor.com
Last modified: Tue Oct 10 05:56:30 EDT 2017