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Dr. Andrew Nelson discusses the traveling exhibit he curated from the collection held in the archives of the Birmingham Public Library, “Both Sides of the Lens: Photographs by the Shackleford Family, Fayette Co., Alabama, 1900-1935.” Interview conducted February 12, 2013. Andrew Nelson podcast (21:59 min.)
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Laura Hill, Communications Editor of the online Encyclopedia of Alabama, discusses the EOA's past and future on its fifth anniversary. Laura Hill podcast (15:08 min.)
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Dr. John Kvach of UAH discusses the 2013-2014 Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit, “The Way We Worked,” his role as the lead scholar, the value of oral history and public history, and his hopes for the future of Alabama History. John Kvach podcast (15:46 min.)
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ADAH Director Steve Murray, with Communications Officer Georgia Ann Connor, talks about his first year on the job, the mission of ADAH, and the Museum of Alabama project. Murray/Connor podcast (23:49 min.)
Alabam Histroical Assn flag logo Gayle Thomas, 2013 president of the Alabama Historical Association, discusses the AHA's activities in the coming year: the fall pilgrimage to Horseshoe Bend and the annual meeting in April 2014 in Scottsboro. She also discusses Henry County Historical Group activities and her Historic Marker survey project. Gayle Thomas Podcast (16:13 min.)
Shelby County CourthouseBobby Joe Seales, president of the Shelby County Historical Society, discusses the Society’s activities that garnered for it the 2012 James Ray Kuykendall Award as the outstanding local historical organization. Shelby County Historical Society Podcast (19:24 min.)
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Dr. Daniel Hutchinson, co-winner of the 2012 AHA Milo Howard Award for Best Article in The Alabama Review, 2009-2011, discusses his October 2011 article "’We . . . Are The Most Fortunate of Prisoners’:  The Axis POW Experience at Camp Opelika During World War II." The interview occurred via telephone on June 28, 2012.

Camp Opelika podcast (17:08 min.)

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Mary Ann Neeley, author of multiple works on Montgomery history, discusses her newest book, The Works of Matthew Blue, Montgomery's First Historian, which garnered the 2012 AHA Clinton Jackson Coley Award for Best Book Published on Local History, 2009-2011. This interview occurred via telephone on June 1, 2012. Montgomery Historian Matthew Blue podcast (14:25 min.)
thumbnail image of Alabama flag Dr. Dan Haulman, co-winner of the 2012 AHA Milo Howard Award for Best Article in The Alabama Review, 2009-2011, discusses his article "The Tuskegee Airmen and the 'Never Lost A Bomber' Myth." The interview occurred via telephone on May 11, 2012. Tuskegee Airmen podcast (16:58 min.)