ArchiTreats: Food for Thought


The Alabama Department of Archives and History's lecture series: ArchiTreats: Food for Thought, continues on the third Thursday of each month in the Alabama Power Auditorium. Beginning at 12:05 PM, the public is invited to bring a sack lunch and to participate in these hour-long sessions on various aspects of Alabama history. Sponsored by the Friends of the Alabama Archives, the lectures and refreshments are provided free to the public. Please call (334) 353-4712 for more information.


Click on the camera icon camera image beside each entry to view a video presentation of that ArchiTreats program. Video presentations are generally available on this website within three weeks of their presentation.


Previous Architreats
2009  2010

DateTopicPresenterVideo available
January 20, 2011*



Robert B. Bradley


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February 17, 2011**

My Father, Hank Williams

Jett Williams


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March 17, 2011*


Michael Flannery


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April 21, 2011




Nancy Anderson




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May 19, 2011**



The Freedom Riders Come to AlabamaMills Thornton



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June 16, 2011*





Mobile Brass Band Traditions & Mardi Gras Kern Jackson with a performance by Marcus Johnson and the Bay City Brass Band image of camera
July 21, 2011


Alabama Stories: Food and Memory
Scott Peacock


August 18, 2011





Race Relations in Alabama, 1965-1968: A Photojournalist’s Perspective Jim Peppler





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September 15, 2011*


Tecumseh at Tuckabatchee: Fact and Fiction Kathryn Braund



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October 20, 2011**




The Legacy of African American Alabama Gospel Quartets Doug Seroff with a performance by the Four Eagles Gospel Singers
November 17, 2011*



The Civil Rights World in Alabama, 1961-1962: Reflections Fred D. Gray




December 15, 2011* and **


Southern Music of the Civil War Era


Daryl Masters with the 33rd Alabama Campfire Players


*In conjunction with the statewide Becoming Alabama commemorations


**In conjunction with the Alabama Tourism Department’s Year of Alabama Music campaign


Co-sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities




Updated: October 20, 2011