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The Journey

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

A Long Journey Short

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

The Golden Age of Hitchhiking

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

Riding to School

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

MoMS Exhibition: I’m A Travelin’ Man

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

From the Back Seat of a Station Wagon

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

The Special

When I list my sins on judgment day one will have to be my stops at Pete’s Famous Hot Dogs in downtown Birmingham. Oh, going there was not sinful, just the 1,000 times that I did. Stand with me at the scales and you can tell I loved the menu. The Special…now that was a […]

Fenced In

AHF Recognizes Women’s History Month During March, we will feature a series of blog posts focusing on Women’s History Month. Please join us in the discussion and comment with your own opinions and tales. By Billie Jean Young, AHF board member A woman is like a field of wild flowers growing inside of barbed wire. […]

Equal Education

AHF Recognizes Black History Month During February, we will feature a series of blog posts focusing on Black History Month. Please join us in the discussion and comment with your own opinions and tales. Written by blogger Dominique Linchet, Ph.D., AHF’s grants director As a long-time educator and as I reflect upon what it means […]

Opposing Forces

In the immediate aftermath of the tragic Arizona shooting, I am consumed with despair, barely able to keep my attention on driving home through the heavy afternoon traffic, my mind shuffles through a stack of possibilities searching for a trump—a solution to the intense rancorous rhetoric that has come to dominate public discourse. The interview […]