WADDELL, WILLIAM HENRY, IV, 1909-2005.

Biography:

Veterinarian. Born– August 9, 1909, in South Richmond, Va. Parents– William Henry, III, and Sarah Ann (Quarles) Waddell. Married– Lottie Younge, August 18, 1939. Children– One. Education– Lincoln University, B.S., 1931; University of Pennsylvania, D.V.M., 1935. Military service, 9th Cavalry Regiment, U.S.Army, 1942-1945. Taught and practiced at Tuskegee, Ala., 1935-1942, 1945-1950. Director of Tuskegee Institute Veterinary Clinic; co-founder of Tuskegee Institute School of Veterinary Medicine (opened 1945). Collaborated with Dr. George Washington Carver on research into medical uses of peanut oil. Practiced in West Virginia, 1950-1963; U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, North Dakota and Public Health Services on N.D. Indian Reservations, 1963-1973; lecturer at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 1973-. First black commissioned member in the Officer Reserve Veterinary Corps; first black member of American Veterinary Medicine Association; first black person to practice veterinary medicine in West Virginia. Honored by governors of West Virginia and North Dakota and by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare.  Active in the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry Association.  Died 2005.

Source:

William Henry Waddell, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Publication(s):

The Black Man in Veterinary Medicine. Fargo, N.D.; s.n., 1969.

People Are the Funniest Animals. Philadelphia; Dorrance. 1978.

Universal Veterinarianism. Manitoba; Manitoba Pub., 1973.

WALDEN, JOHN CLAYTON, 1928-2014

Biography:

Teacher; professor of education. Born– September 15, 1928, in Clinton, Ill. Parents– Carter Bransletter and Trella Bernice (Bell) Walden. Married– Shirley Gail Butterfield, February 1, 1952. Children– Two. Education– University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1952; California State University, Los Angeles, M.A., 1957; Claremont Graduate School, Ph.D., 1966. Military service: U.S. Navy, 1946-1948. Taught at Redland, CA, Public Schools, 1952-1953; Monrovia, CA, Public Schools, 1953-1966; principal, 1956-1966. Taught at Auburn University, 1966-; head Department of Educational Administration, 1970-. Awarded Outstanding Young Man by Monrovia Jaycees, 1963. Member of National and Alabama Education Associations; Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration (chair, 1972-73); Phi Delta Kappa; and other professional organizations.  Contributed articles (many on education in Alabama) to various professional education journals; Section editor of Educational Administration Abstracts, 1969-1973. Died February 9, 2014.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online; Leaders in Education; Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

Joint Publication(s):

Decision Making and Schools for the 70s. Washington, D.C.; National Education Association, 1970.

Desegregation and Superintendent Turnover.  Auburn University, 1970.

The Elementary School Principalship, Leadership for the 80s. New York; Holt, Rinehart, 1983.

Students’ Rights and Discipline. Arlington, Va.; National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1975.

Teachers’ Guide to the Administration of American Schools. Auburn University, 1984.

WALDRON, ANN WOOD, 1924-2010

Biography:

Journalist. Born– December 14, 1924, in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Earl Watson and Elizabeth (Roberts) Wood. Married– Martin O. Waldron, October 18, 1947. Children– Four. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1945; Princeton University, graduate study. Reporter, Atlanta Constitution, 1945-1947; feature writer/reporter, Tampa Tribune, 1957-1960; weekly columnist and correspondent, St. Petersburg Times, 1960-1965; book editor, Houston Chronicle, 1970-1975. Public relations representative, Princeton University, 1975-89. Published book reviews and articles in Publishers Weekly, Nation and Science Digest. Awarded Notable Book Citation from American Library Association; Best Book Citation from Child Study Association; Notable Book for Social Studies Citation from Children’s Book Council.  Died July 2, 2010.

Source:

Contemporary Authors Online. 

Publication(s):

The Blueberry Collection. New York; Dutton, 1981.

Claude Monet. New York; Abrams, 1991.

Close Connections, Caroline Gordon and the Southern Renaissance. New York; Putnam, 1987.

The French Detection. New York; Dutton, 1979.

The House on Pendleton Block. New York; Hastings House, 1975.

The Integration of Mary Larking Thornhill. New York; Dutton, 1975.

The Luckie Star. New York; Dutton, 1977.

Scaredy Cat. New York; Dutton, 1978.

True or False?; Amazing Art Forgeries. New York; Hastings House, 1983.

Joint Publication(s):

Your Florida Government. Tallahassee University of Florida Presses, 1965.

WALDROP, RUTH WIGGINS, 1911-2010.

Biography:

Librarian; library educator. Born– March 30, 1911, in May, Tex. Parents– James Ernest and Della (Campbell) Wiggins. Married– James Curtis Waldrop. Education– Livingston State University, B.S., 1939; University of Alabama, M.Ed., 1960; Ed.S, 1970. Further study, University of Denver; State University of New York, Albany. Librarian at Hewitt-Trussville High School, Shades Valley High School and Howard College. Taught Library Science at University of Alabama, 1961-1968; instrumental in establishing the School of Library Science at the University of Alabama; associate professor at the Library School, 1969-78. Instructional materials consultant, Jefferson County Board of Education, 1960-1968; school library consultant, Alabama State Dept. of Education, 1968-1969.  Executive Secretary, Alabama Library Association, 1978.  Recipient of many academic awards; a named fellowship in her honor was established at the library school at UA.  Died March 20, 2010.

Source:

Who’s Who in Library Science; Biographical Directory of Librarians in the United States and Canada; Who’s Who in Library and Information Services.

Publication(s):

Abigail Adams. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Rush, Inc., 1988.

Alabama Authors; Books in Print. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1980.

Alabamiana for Grades K-12; An Annotated Bibliography. University, Ala.; s.n., 1978.

Bibliography of Southeastern Regional Literature for Elementary, Junior High and Senior High School Students. S.l.; s.n., s.d.

Bunny Rabbits in Mother Goose Land. Birmingham, Ala.; R. W. Waldrop, 1987.

How to Select a Children’s Book. Minneapolis; T.S. Denison, 1973.

Martha Washington. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; s.n., 1987.

Santa Claus, a Brief Bibliography. S.l.; s.n., 1981.

Santa Grows Up in Mother Goose Land. Birmingham, Ala.; R. Waldrop, 1986.

Simple Steps to Successful Legislation. S.l.; s.n., 1976.

WALKER, ALYCE BILLINGS, 1907-1996.

Biography:

Journalist, teacher. Born–August 15, 1907 in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Edward and Jessie (Culbert) Billings. Married– Erskine Ramsey Walker in 1934. Education– Judson College, A.B., 1928. Taught in public schools of Birmingham 1928-30. Society editor, Birmingham Post, 1930-1943; feature writer, Birmingham News, 1944-1947; director women’s dept., 1947-1960; associate editor, 1960-. Taught at Samford University, 1964-. Director, Crippled Children and Adults Society. Member– Birmingham Art Association, Governor’s Advisory Committee for the White House Conference on Aging, Birmingham Civic Orchestra’s Board of Directors. Named U.S. Steel Journalist of the Year. Died April 30, 1996.

 Source:

Who’s Who in American Women.

Publication(s):

Hot Sands of Hate. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Chapter of the American Christian Palestine Committee, 1954.

It’s Nice to Live in Birmingham. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham News, 1963.

Editor:

Alabama; a Guide to a Deep South State. New York; Hastings House, 1975.

Papers;

Papers of Alyce Billings Walker are held in the Archives Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Included are correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of her career at the Birmingham News, and rough drafts and correspondence related to her book, Alabama; A Guide to a Deep South State.

WALKER, ANNE KENDRICK, 1880-1966

Biography:

Journalist. Born– November 19, 1880, in Eufaula, Ala. Parents– John Absolam and Eliza Jane (Kendrick) Walker. Education– Private tutors; Miss Crozier’s School for Young Ladies, Knoxville, Tenn. Feature writer, Birmingham Age-Herald. Later lived in New York City. Organizer of Humane Society, Birmingham. Member Nineteenth Century Art and Writers Club. Contributed articles on sociological subjects to American and foreign magazines.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.

Publication(s):

Backtracking in Barbour County…. Richmond, Va; Dietz Press, 1941.

Braxton Bragg Comer; His Family Tree From Virginia’s Colonial Days. Richmond, Va.; Dietz Press, 1947.

Life and Achievements of Alfred Montgomery Shook. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. 1952.

Russell County in Retrospect…. Richmond, Va.; Dietz Press, 1950.

The Story of the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon, 1945.

Tuskegee and the Black Belt; a Portrait of a Race. Richmond, Va.; Dietz Press, 1944.

WALKER, ARTHUR LONZO, JR., 1926-2005.

Biography:

University professor and administrator. Born– April 10, 1926, in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Arthur Lonzo and Agnes (Bynum) Walker. Married– Gladys Evelyn Walker, August 4, 1949. Children– Two. Education– Samford University, B.A., 1949; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div., 1952; New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Th.D., 1956; Indiana University, 1963; University of Alabama, 1964-1965. Served in U.S. Army, 1944-1946. Taught religion at Samford University, 1956-1958; Dean of Students, 1965-1968; Vice president for Student Affairs, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1976-1978; Executive Treasurer, Southern Baptist Convention’s Education Commission, Nashville, 1978-; editor, Southern Baptist Educator. Died January 14, 2005.

Source:

Leaders in Education; Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

Publication(s):

By Their Fruits; a History of the Baptist State Convention of Michigan, 1957-82. Southfield, Mich.; Baptist State Convention of Michigan, 1982.

Directory of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools. Nashville; Education Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1982.

Joint Publication(s):

Historical Studies of Alabama Baptist Churches and Associations; a Check List. Birmingham, Ala.; Howard College Library, 1958.

Editor:

Education for Christian Missions; Supporting Christian Missions through Education. Nashville; Broadman Press, 1981.

Forward in Faith; from Compton Hill Mission to Hunter Street Baptist Church, 1894-1971. Birmingham, Ala.; Hunter Street Baptist Church, 1982.

Joint Editor:

A Directory of Baptist Seminaries and Colleges Related to Member Conventions and Unions of the Baptist World Alliance. S.l.; s.n., 1983?

WALKER, MARGARET

See:

Alexander, Margaret Abigail Walker.

WALKER, ROBERT HENRY, JR., 1916-1985

Biography:

Journalist. Born– February 11, 1916, in Athens, Ala. Parents– Robert Henry and Memory Pryor (McClellan) Walker. Education– Athens Public School; Birmingham Southern College. Wrote for several Athens area newspapers. Received a historical award from governor 1978. Died May 22, 1985.

Source:

Sara H. Walker, Athens, Ala..

Publication(s):

History of Limestone County, Alabama. Athens, Ala.; Limestone County Commission and R. H. Walker, Jr., 1973.

Legendary Limestone. S.l.; s.n., 1966.

WALKER, STELLA HARRIS, 1897-1986.

Biography:

Teacher. Born– June 24, 1897, in Pollard, Escambia County, Ala. Parents– Marion Nathaniel and Laura (Lindsey) Harris. Education– Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S. Married– Drury Leroy Walker. Taught school in several South Alabama cities and Marvel, Bibb County; taught at Jay, Fla., and Holmes Bible College. Served as president, Woman’s Auxiliary for the Alabama Conference of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Died January 31, 1986.

Source:

Born to Be a Teacher.

Publication(s):

Born to Be a Teacher; an Autobiography. Franklin, Ga.; Advocate Press, 1975.

WALKER, SUE BRANNAN, 1940-

Biography:

Teacher; college professor; writer; editor.  Born– April 6, 1940. Parents– Louis Wesley and Katherine (King) Brannan. Married– Ronald Walker. Children– Three. Education– University of Alabama, B.S.; Tulane University, M.Ed., M.A., Ph.D. (1981).  Taught English at Foley High School; Newcomb College; University of South Alabama, 1979-. Stokes Distinguished Professor of English at USA. Adjunct Professor of Editing and Publishing, Spring Hill College. City editor, Alabama Sun, 1980-1981; editor and publisher, Negative Capability, 1981-. Received research grant from Tulane Graduate School to study McCuller’s Archives; several merit awards for poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Gave workshops, lectures and poetry readings. Served on several college and state committees. Published poems, stories and articles in magazines and anthologies. Nominated for a Pulitzer Price for Blood Must Bear Your Name.  10th Alabama Poet Laureate, 2003-2012.

Source:

Sue Brannan Walker, Mobile, Ala.

Publication(s):

Blood Must Bear Your Name.  Amherst Writers and Artists Press, 2002.

Faulkner Suite.  Ragland, AL:  Oeoco Press, 2008.

Greatest Hits, 1982-2002.  Johnstown, Ohio; Pudding House Publications, 2003.

Pokeberry Inspiration.  2008.

Reuben’s Mobile.  Mobile:  Negative Capability, 2007.

Shorings.  Fullerton, CA; South Coast Press, 1992.

Traveling My Shadow. Mobile, Ala.; Negative Capability Press, 1982.

Louisiana Creole Poems. Mobile, Ala.; Negative Capability Press, 1982.

Joint_Publications;

It’s Good Weather for Fudge;  Conversations with Carson McCullers.  Montgomery; New South Publishers, 2003.

Life on the Line; Selections on Words and Healing.  Mobile; Negative Capability Press, 1992.

Ways of Knowing; Essays on Marge Piercy.  Negative Capability, 1991.

Joint editor;

Whatever Remembers Us; An Anthology of Alabama Poetry.  Mobile; Negative Capability Press, 2007

WALL, WILLIAM CARTER, JR. 1930-2009

Biography:

Engineer. Born– June 30, 1930, in Huntsville, Ala. Parents– William Cater and Marion Elizabeth (Terry) Wall. Married– Shirley Lenore Matzet, June 18, 1955. Children– Six. Education– Lafayette College, B.S., 1953; University of Oklahoma, M.A., 1971, M.B.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1978. Engineer, Allis-Chalmers, Milwaukee, 1953-1955; U.S. Army, 1955-1957. Redstone Arsenal, 1957-1981; Chief of Management data systems, Ballistic Missile Defence System Command, 1968-1976; chief of program management office, HAWK Project Office, Missile Material Readiness Command, 1976-1978; deputy project manager of ground laser designation project, Missile Research and Development command, 1978-1979. President, WCW Associates, Huntsville, 1981. Taught at Florida Institute of Technology, 1975-2006; director, 2000-2006; also taught at University of Alabama, Huntsville;  Southeastern Institute of Technology;  and Huntsville Center for the Study of Administration of NOVA University. Died April 25, 2009.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest; ancestry.com

Publication(s):

Proposal Preparation Guide; the Systems Approach. Huntsville, Ala.; McMallec Pub., 1986.

Joint Publication(s):

Create and Deliver Dynamite Presentations. Huntsville, Ala.; McMallec Pub., 1987.

Make Sound Decisions. Huntsville, Ala.; McMallec Pub., 1987.

Plan Your Work with Plans of Actions. Huntsville, Ala.; McMallec Pub., 1987.

Prepare Power Packed Reports. Huntsville, Ala.; McMallec Pub., 1987.

WALLACE, CORNELIA ELLIS SNIVELY, 1939-2009.

Biography:

Singer; socialite; political wife. Born– January 28, 1939, in Elba, Ala. Parents– Charles and Ruby Lee (Folsom) Ellis. (Ruby Lee Folsom was the sister of Alabama governor Jim Folsom). Married– John Snively, III. Children– Two. Married– George Corley Wallace, January 4, 1971. Education– Huntingdon College; University of Alabama; Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla.; Neighborhood Playhouse, New York City; also studied voice with Carlo Menotti. Toured with country singer Roy Acuff; recorded songs for MGM.  Died January 8, 2009.

Source:

Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

C’nelia. Philadelphia; A. H. Holman, 1976.

WALLACE, GEORGE CORLEY, 1919-1998.

Biography:

Attorney;  45th governor of Alabama; presidential candidate. Born– August 25, 1919, in Clio, Ala. Parents– George C. and Mozell (Smith) Wallace. Married– Lurleen Burns, May 23, 1943. Children– Four. Married– Cornelia Ellis Snively, June 4, 1971. Married– Lisa Taylor, September, 1981. Education– University of Alabama, LL.B., 1942. Admitted to Alabama bar, 1942. U.S. Air Force, 1942-1945. Assistant Attorney General, Alabama, 1946-1947; member Alabama Legislature, 1947-1953; judge 3rd Judicial District of Alabama, 1953-1958; private practice, Clayton, 1958-1962; Governor, 1963-1967, 1971-1979, 1983-1987. Independent Party candidate for U.S. President, 1968. Shot while campaigning for presidential nomination, 1972. Died September 13,1998.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest; Who’s Who in America.

Publication(s):

Hear Me Out. Anderson, S.C.; Droke House, 1968.

Stand Up for Alabama. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1976.

Papers;

Papers of George Wallace’s service as governor of Alabama are held at the State Archives in Montgomery.

WALLACE, JOHN HENRY, JR., 1874-1922

Biography:

Lawyer, legislator. Born– December 12, 1874, in Center Star, Ala. Parents– John Henry and Mary Sue (Ingram) Wallace. Married– Ina Eleanor Winslette, June 1, 1911. Children– Two. Education– State Normal School, Florence, graduated in 1890 ; studied law in Florence and Huntsville. Admitted to Alabama Bar, May 10, 1896; practiced in Huntsville; member Alabama House of Representatives, 1898-1899, 1900-1901. Active in adoption of 1890 Alabama State Constitution.  State Game and Fish Commissioner, 1907-1920. Wrote for magazines and journals. Died January 17, 1922.

Source:

Owen’s Dictionary of Alabama Biography.

Alabama Pioneers database.

Publication(s):

The Senator from Alabama; a Romance Treating of the Disenfranchisement of the Negro and Including a Scathing Arraignment of the White House Social-equality Policy. Washington, D.C.; Neale Pub., 1894.

WALLACE, MILDRED WHITE, 1889-1981

Biography:

Teacher, song writer. Born– August 25, 1890, in Columbiana, Ala. Parents– James Richmond and Willie Roberts White. Married– Wales Wellington Wallace. Children– Two. Collaborated with her sister, Clarice White Luck, writing songs and teaching music and dramatics in Shelby County high schools. Vocalist on radio programs. Editor, Shelby County Democrat. Died July 13, 1981.

Source:

Jacksonville State University

Publication(s):

I Want to Go Back to My Mammy. (Songs) In a Little Trailer With You.

Things Not Gone with the Wind.

Joint Publication(s):

Alone with Thee. Dayton, Ohio; Lorenz. (Songs) Black Belt Lullably. Boston Music Company.

Close of the Day. Boston; Boston Music Company.

Since Your Path Crossed Mine. Cincinnati, Ohio; Willis Music Co.

Sometime, Somewhere, Somehow. New York; Sam Fox Music Co.

Trust Only in His Love. Dayton, Ohio; Lorenz.

Unpublished songs;

Deep in My Heart.

Dream Baby of Mine.

Easter Dawn.

He Will Your Rest.

I Think of You.

Legacy.

When Day Says “Good Night”.

WALLACE, PAT

See:

Latner, Claudia Patrick Wallace.

WALLER, GEORGE PLATT, 1889-1962

Biography:

Lawyer, diplomat. Born– September 7, 1889, in Montgomery, Ala. Parents– George Platt and Susan Theresa (Jones) Waller. Education– University of Virginia, LL.B., 1912. Principal of high school, Chilhowie, Va., 1913. Vice consul or consul for U.S. Department of State, 1913-1950, serving in Nova Scotia; Austria; Greece; Kobe, Japan; Bizerte, Tunisia; La Ceiba, Honduras; Dresden, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; Luxemburg; Chihuahua, Mexico; Florence, Italy; Washington, D.C. Awarded honorary LL.B. from Jones Law School. President, Alabama Historical Association. Director, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Published poems in Lippincott’s magazine. Died February 26, 1962.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4; National Cyclopedia of American Biography.

Publication(s):

Commerce Industries of Greece. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1916.

Compiler:

Susie Jones Waller; Her Life and Verse. Montgomery, Ala.; Paragon Press, 1953.

WALLS, SARA LOUISE, 1917-1997

Biography:

Editor; genealogist.. Born– September 10, 1917. Parents– Odie Clarke and Stella (Taylor) Walls. Education– University of Alabama, 1940. Chief clerk, Forestry Division, Gulf States Paper Co., Tuscaloosa, 1948-1954. Associate editor, News Bag Magazine, Tuscaloosa, 1954-1963; editor, 1963-. Editor, The Green Tree, Tuscaloosa, 1966-. Member UDC and DAR. Received award of excellence from Birmingham Association of Industrial Editors, 1966, 1968; Award of Achievement, Southern Council of Industrial Editors, 1966, 1967.  Died June 6, 1997.

Source:

Benjamin F. Porter’s Reminiscences…; Who’s Who of American Women.

Editor:

Benjamin F. Porter’s Reminiscences of Men and Things in Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portal Press, 1983.

WALTER, EUGENE, 1927-1998

Biography:

Author; editor, set designer, puppeteer; international personality. Born– November 30, 1927, in Mobile, Ala. Parents– Eugene and Muriel (Sabina) Walter. Education– Spring Hill College; University of Alabama, Mobile Extension Division; Museum of Modern Art, New York City; New School for Social Research, New York University; Alliance Francaise; Institute Brittanique de la Sorbonne; Institute Dante Alighieri. U.S. Army Airways Communications Systems cryptographer, 1942-1946. Associate editor, Botteghe Oscure, 1950-1959; Paris Review, 1951-1960; Folder, 1951-1954; Whetstone, 1953-1958; Intro Bulletin, 1957-1958; Transatlantic Review, 1959-. Prize winning scenic designer of more than 60 stage productions. Toured his own marionette theater to schools and prisons in Gulf Coast Region. Played character parts in films, including those of the Italian director Frederico Fellini. Played recorder with Ancient Instruments Society. Founder and manager, Mobile Symphony Orchestra. Awarded Lippincott Fiction Prize in 1954 for The Untidy Pilgrim; Sewanee-Rockerfeller Fellowship in 1956 for Monkey Poems; O. Henry Citation in 1959 for I Love You Batty Sisters.  The subject of a documentary film, Eugene Walter; The Last of the Bohemians, Waterfront Pictures, 2008.  Died March 29, 1998.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online; Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

American Cooking; Southern Style. Alexandria, Va.; Time Life Books, 1971.

Byzantine Riddle and Other Stories. London; Methuen, 1985.

Delectable Dishes from Termite Hall; Rare and Unusual Recipes. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1988.

Hints and Pinches; a Concise Compendium of Herbs, Spices, and Aromatics, with Illustrative Recipes and Asides on Relishes, Chutneys, and Other Such Concerns. Atlanta; Longstreet Press, 1991.

Jennie the Watercress Girl. Rome; Willoughby Institute, 1947.

The Likes of Which. Washington, D.C.; Decatur House Press, 1980.

Lizard Fever; Poems lyric, satiric, sardonic, elegaic.  Livingston University Press, 1994/

Love You Good, See You Later. New York; Scribner, 1964.

Milking the Moon; A Southerner’s Story of Life on this Planet.  New York; Three Rivers Press, 2001.

Mobile Mardis Gras Annual, 1948. Mobile, Ala.; Haunted Book Shop, 1948.

Monkey Poems. New York; Noonday, 1954.

The Pack Rat and Other Antics, 1937-1987. Mobile, Ala.; Willoughby Institute, 1987.

The Pokeweed Alphabet; or, a Child’s Garden of Vices. Mobile, Ala.; Willoughby Institute, 1981.

Singerie-Songerie (Ballet-opera). Rome; Willoughby Institute, 1958.

Two Sonnets. Mobile, Ala.; s.n., 1990.

The Untidy Pilgrim. Philadelphia; Lipppincott, 1954.

Joint Publication(s):

Shapes of the River. London; Gaberbocchus Press, 1955.

WALTERS, JOHN BENNETT, JR., 1912-1979

Biography:

College professor; historian. Born– May 13, 1912, in Cordele, Ga. Education– Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1947. Taught at Vanderbilt, 1945-1947; Emory and Henry College, 1947-1956; University of Montevallo, 1956-1980; chairman, Dept. of Social Sciences, 1956-1980; acting dean of men, 1957-1959; dean, 1959-1979. Chairman, Board of Directors, Shelby Memorial Hospital, 1975-79. The John B. Walters Scholarship, named in his honor, is awarded to outstanding social science majors at the University of Montevallo. Died July 1979.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars; Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Merchant of Terror; General Sherman and Total War. New York; Bobbs-Merrill, 1973.

WARBURG, SANDOL STODDARD

See:

Stoddard, Sandol.

WARD, BOB

See:

Ward, Robinson J., Jr.

WARD, DONALD G., 1911-1984

Biography:

Author; teacher, editor. Born– December 9, 1911, in Scipioville, N.Y. Parents– Claude Mastin and Mae (Bishop) Ward. Married– Elizabeth Newton on June 24, 1936. Children– Four. Education– Syracuse University, A.B., 1935, Ph.D., 1941; studied law, 1943-1945. Taught at State University of New York, Brockport, 1939-1945. Editor, Western Publishing Co., Racine, Wisc., and New York City, 1945-1955. Freelance editor and writer, 1955-58; Managing editor, New York State Dept. of Labor, 1958-1959; freelance editor and writer after 1959. Taught history and political science at Alabama State University, 1970. Also wrote under the name Powers Tracy.  Died February 21, 1984.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Cowboys and Cattle Country. New York; American Heritage Publishing Co., 1961.

Dark of the Soul. New York; Tower Publications, 1970.

Gunsmoke; 10 Short Stories Based on the CBS-TV Program. New York; Ballantine Books, 1957.

Joint Publication(s):

Andre the Giant.  Creative Education, 1986.

Archery. New York; Athletic Institute, 1972.

Sturgeon’s West. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1973.

Compiler:

Index to the Collected Catalogues of Dr. A. S. W. Rosebach, 1904-1951. New York; Arno Press, 1968.

Joint Compiler:

Favorite Stories of Hypnotism. New York; Dodd, 1965.

Editor:

Bits of Silver; Vignettes of the Old West. New York; Heritage House, 1961.

Black Magic; Thirteen Chilling Tales. New York; Mayflower, 1967.

Branded West; Western Writers of America Anthology. Boston; Houghton, 1956.

Great Short Novels of the American West. New York; Collier Books, 1962.

Hoof Trails and Wagon Tracks. New York; Dodd, Mead, 1957.

Pioneers West; 14 Stories of the Old Frontier. New York; Dell Pub., 1966.

Wild Streets. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1958.

WARD, GLADYS G., 1909-2001

Biography:

Teacher. Born– December 19, 1909, in Dadeville, Ala. Parents– Melton and Martha (Pitchford) Jenkins. Married– Vebron Ward on June 15, 1935. Children– Three. Education– Athens College for Young Women, A.B., 1931. Taught junior high school, 1931-1935. Agent, Alabama State Revenue Dept., 1951-1975. Member– Pen Women of America, Alabama Writers Conclave and Alabama Poetry Society. Awarded 10-year service certificate, Retired Senior Volunteers Program. Died July 10, 2001.

Source:

Alabama Public Library Service; Martha Lou Ward Emfinger, Montgomery, Ala..

Publication(s):

Little Hollow Corner. Birmingham, Ala.; Author-Poet Press, 1977.

Mood Paintings. Birmingham, Ala.; Thomas Hendrix, 1975.

The Sound of Music. McKenzie, Ala.; Ruth Hester, s.d.

Tableaux. Montgomery, Ala.; Williams Printing, s.d.

WARD, MARY BEHRENDSEN, 1898-1985

Biography:

Journalist. Born– Selma, Ala. Parents– Henry and Mary (Smitherman) Behrendsen. Married– Herbert J. Ward. Education– University of Alabama. Editor, Gammadion, 1925-1927; contributing editor, Yankee Humor, 1926-1927; associate editor, Poetry Forum, 1930-1931; feature writer, Birmingham News, 1932-1933; member, editorial staff, Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs Magazine, 1935-1936. Member– Alabama Writers Conclave, National League of American Pen Women, Poetry Society of Alabama and Birmingham Quill Club. Poet Laureate of Alabama, 1954-1959. Contributed poems to magazines and anthologies.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women.

Joint Publication(s):

Historic Homes of Alabama and Their Tradition. Birmingham, Ala; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1935.

WARD, ROBERT DAVID, 1929-2005

Biography:

Historian; college professor.  Born– February 15, 1929, in Montevallo, Ala. Parents– James Skillman Ward and Lillian Kiber Ward.  Married– Jane Harless, August 19, 1950.  Children–four.  Education– Auburn University B.S., 1950, M.S., 1951; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1957. Taught at Georgia Southern College, 1955-19; head History Dept., 1969-1971. Member– Southern Historical Association, American Military Institute and Company of Military Historians.  Died April 6, 2005.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars.

Publication(s):

Lamar and Me. Statesboro, Ga.; Montevallo Press, 1983.

Joint Publication(s):

An Alabama Legacy; Images of a State.  Virginia Beach, Va.; Donning Co., 1995.

Alabama; The History of a Deep South State.  Tuscaloosa; University of Alabama Press, 1994.

Alabama’s Response to the Penitentiary Movement, 1829-1865.  Gainesville; University Press of Florida, 2003.

August Reckoning; Jack Turner and Racism in Post Civil War Alabama. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1973.

Convicts, Coal, and the Banner Mine Tragedy. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1986.

Labor Revolt in Alabama; The Great Strike of 1894.  University of Alabama Press, 1965.

Joint editor;

Bibliography of the County Histories of Alabama.  Birmingham Public Library, 1991.

WARD, ROBINSON J., JR., 1934-

Biography:

Journalist; newspaper editor.  Born– July 29, 1934, in Birmingham, Ala. Parents–Robinson J. Ward Sr. and Margaret Ward.  Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1956.  Managing editor, Huntsville Times. One of three United States newspaper editors invited to People’s Republic of China for first formal exchange of journalists, 1980.

Source:

The Light Stuff.

Publication(s):

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon. Greeenwich, Conn.; Fawcett, 1969.

The Light Stuff. Huntsville, Ala.; Jester Books, 1982.

Mr. Space; the Humor and Humanity of Wernher von Braun. Huntsville, Ala.; R. J. Ward, Jr., 1990.

Compiler:

Wernher von Braun, Anekdotsch. Esslingen; Betchle, 1972.

WARD, WYLEY DONALD, 1934-

Biography:

Engineer. Born– January 30, 1934, in Covington County, Ala. Parents– William Elias and Hattie May (Knowles) Ward. Married– Elaine Hair. Children– Four. Education– Auburn University, B.S., 1959. Textile worker in Andalusia, 1952-1953. Served in U.S. Army, 1953-1956. Analytical engineer, U.S. Space Program, 1959-; engineering supervisor, chief, analytical design branch, 1965-; made contributions to Apollo, Skylab, Spacelab, and Spacestation programs. Received one patent and outstanding achievement awards from NASA. Chairman, Madison County and vice-chairman, Alabama Republican Party organization. Presidential elector, State of Alabama, 1980 (supporting Reagan/Bush).

Source:

Alabama Public Library Service; Wyley D. Ward, Huntsville, Ala.

Publication(s):

Early History of Covington County, Ala., 1821-1871. Huntsville, Ala.; s.n., 1976.

The Folks of Pea Ridge, in Covington and Conecuh Counties, Alabama. Huntsville, Ala.; s.n., 1976.

Original Land Sales and Grant in Covington County, Alabama. Spartanburg, S.C.; Reprint Co., 1991.

WARE, MARY, 1828-1915

Born April 28, 1828– Madisonville, Tenn. Parents– George and Matilda Harris. Married– Horace Ware, Sept. 1863. Moved from Tennessee to Alabama. Contributed poetry to periodicals. Died May 25, 1915.

Source:

Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors’ ancestry.com

Joint Publication(s):

Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Pub. Co., 1911.

WARNER, RICHARD WRIGHT, JR. 1938-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– November 10, 1938, in New Castle, Pa. Parents– Richard Wright and Emily Ruth (Curtis) Warner. Married– Lou Ann Woltner, May 28, 1966. Children– Three. Taught at Pennsburg, Pa.; Ashtabula, Ohio; Pennsylvania State University; Auburn University, 1972-1980, associate dean, 1977-1980; East Carolina University. Practiced psychology, 1972-1980. Editor, Alabama Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1975-1979.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

Joint Publication(s):

Counseling; Theory and Process. 3rd ed. Boston; Allyn and Bacon, 1972.

Group Counseling; a Book of Readings. Falls Church, Va.; American Personnel and Guidance Assoc., 1980.

A Study of Four Approaches to Drug Abuse Prevention. Washington, D.C.; U.S. Office of Education, Bureau of Research, Region III, 1971.

Joint Editor:

Counselor Licensure; a Book of Readings. Falls Church, Va.; American Personnel and Guidance Association, 1980.

WARREN, HOYT MITCHELL, 1917-2009

Biography:

Cooperative Extension Agent; Administrator; genealogist. Born– April 22, 1917, in Hackneyville, Ala. Parents– Thomas Jefferson and Sally Clyde (Barnett) Warren. Married– Allie Irene Blake, December 20, 1946. Children– Two. Married Alice M. Warren, 1997.  Education– Hackneyville High School; Auburn University, B.S., 1939; Cornell University, M.S., 1952; Ph.D., 1962.  Served in U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII.  County, district, and state specialist, Cooperative Extension Service Dept., Auburn University; retired as associate director, June 30, 1974.   Member of National Association of Federal Employees and other civic and charitable organizations.  Member Auburn City Council.  Awarded a certificate of commendation from the American Association of State and Local History for his columns on genealogy and local history.  Died February 28, 2009.

Source:

Tutwiler Collection, Birmingham Public Library; obituary, Dothan Eagle, March 1, 2009.

Publication(s):

The Barnett and Kindred Families. Auburn, Ala.; Warren Enterprises, 1977.

Chattahochee Trails … Abbeville, Ala; Henry County Historical Society, 1981.

Henry; the Mother County. Abbeville, Ala.; Henry County Historical Society, 1978.

Henry’s Heritage; a History of Henry County. Abbeville, Ala.; Henry County Historical Society, 1978.

The Making of Spy in the Sky … Abbeville, Ala.; Henry County Historical Society, 1982.

A Survey of Selected Materials Pertaining to the Administrative Organization of the Cooperative Extension Service in the United States. Auburn, Ala.; Cooperative Extension Service, Auburn University, 1963.

WARREN, LELLA, 1899-1982

Biography:

Journalist; author; editor. Born– March 22, 1899, Clayton, AL. Parents– Benjamin Smart and Lee Ella (Underwood) Warren. Married– John Spanogle, June 1921. Children– One. Married Gerald Breckenridge, 1936. Married– Buel Whiting Patch, August, 1941. Education– Goucher College, 1918-1919; George Washington University, A.B., 1921; graduate studies later. Editor, Commission on Child Health and Welfare, 1930; publicity, 1931, advertising, 1932. Statistician, Farm Housing Survey, 1934. Named Woman of the Year by the Women’s National Press Club; received the George Washington University Alumni Award for outstanding achievement in literature; named to the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame, 1987. Died March 3,1982.

Sources;

Contemporary Authors online; “Finding Aid” to the Lella Warren Collection at AUM; Clearing in the Thicket; Foundation Stone; Who’s Who of American Women.

Publication(s):

Family Fiction: Unpublished Narratives of Lella Warren.  Birmingham; Summa Publishers, 1989.

Foundation Stone. New York; Knopf, 1940.

A Touch of Earth. New York; Simon & Schuster, 1926.

Whetstone Walls. New York; Appleton Century, 1952.

Papers;

The papers of Lella Warren are held by the library at Auburn University in Montgomery.

 

WASHINGTON, BOOKER TALIAFERRO, 1859-1915

Biography:

Teacher; college founder; advocate and spokesman for racial advancement. Born– 1859 near Hale’s Ford, Franklin County, Va. Married– Fannie N. Smith in 1882. Children– One. Married– Olivia A. Davidson in 1889. Children– Two. Married– Margaret James Murray, October 12, 1893. Education– Hampton Institute, 1875. Taught in West Virginia, then at Wayland Seminary, Washington, D.C.; and at Hampton Institute. Head, Tuskegee Institute, 1884-1915. Awarded Honorary A.M., Harvard University, 1896; LL.D., Dartmouth, 1901. Died November 14, 1915.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1, National Cyclopedia of American Biography online

Publication(s):

Black Belt Diamonds; Gems from the Speeches… New York; Fortune & Scott, 1969.

Character Building, Being Addresses Delivered on Sunday Evenings to the Students of Tuskegee Institute. New York; Haskel House, 1902.

Education of the Negro. Albany, N.Y.; J. B. Lyons Co., 1904.

Frederick Douglass. Philadelphia; G. W. Jacobs & Co., 1907.

The Future of the American Negro. Boston; Small, Maynard & Co., 1899.

The Man Farthest Down. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1912.

My Larger Education. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1911.

The Negro in Business. Boston; Hertel, Jenkins & Co., s.d.

The Negro in the South; His Economic Progress in Relation to His Moral and Religious Development. Philadelphia; G. W. Jacobs & Co., 1907.

A New Negro for a New Century; …. Chicago; American Pub. House, 1909.

Putting the Most into Life. New York; Crowell, 1906.

Selected Speeches…. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1932.

Sowing and Reaping. Boston; L.D. Page & Co., 1900.

The Story of My Life. Napierville, Ill.; J. L. Nichols & Co., 1900.

The Story of Slavery. Chicago; Hall and McCreary, 1913.

The Story of the Negro; Rise of the Race from Slavery. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1909.

Up from Slavery; an Autobiography. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1901.

Working with the Hands; …. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1904.

WASSERSTROM, RICHARD ALAN, 1936-

Biography:

Lawyer, teacher. Born– January 9, 1936, in New York City. Parents– Alfred Howard and Gertrude (Kopp) Wasserstrom. Married– Phyllis Ann Levin in 1957. Children– Four. Education– Amherst College, B.A. 1957; University of Michigan, M.A., 1958, Ph.D., 1960; Stanford University, 1960. Taught philosophy at Stanford University, 1960-1962, and law, 1962-1963. Lawyer, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1963-1964. Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Tuskegee University, 1964-.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 1R

Publication(s):

The Judicial Decision. Stanford; Stanford University Press, 1961.

Philosophy and Social Issues; Five Studies. Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 1980.

Joint Publication(s):

Syllabus on Moral and Legal Aspects of Civil Disobedience. Los Angeles, Dept. of Continuing Education of the Bar, University Extension, California University, 1966.

Editor:

Morality and the Law. Belmont, Calif.; Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1971.

Today’s Moral Problems. New York; Macmillan, 1975.

WATERMAN, ANNIE LOUISE, 1878-1953

Biography:

Born– August 5, 1878, in Mobile, Ala. Parents– Thaddeus and Gertrude (Williams) Harrison. Married– John Barnett Waterman, November 15, 1905. Children– One. Education– Agnes Scott Institute, Atlanta; Miss Huger’s School, New York City. Established Boy’s Club of Mobile, and first juvenile court in Alabama and the South. Active in Government Street Presbyterian Church, Mobile Council of Church Women.

Source:

Mobile Public Library; Woman’s Who’s Who of America.

Publication(s):

Kid Bits. New York; Exposition Press. 1951.

WATERS, ANNIE CROOK, 1910-

Biography:

Teacher. Born–October 18, 1910, Escambia County, Ala. Parents–Ben and Katie Godwin Crook. Married–Rev. Malard Grady Waters. Children– three. Education– Howard College; Troy State University. Charter member, Escambia County Historical Society. The History of Escambia County was designated the official history of the county by the Escambia County Commission in 1983.

Source:

History of Escambia County, Ala.

Publication(s):

A Documentary History of Fort Crawford. East Brewton, Ala.; Escambia County Historical Quarterly, 1975.

History of Escambia County, Alabama. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1983.

WATKINS, LEVI, 1911-1994

Biography:

Teacher; academic administrator; college president. Born– January 15, 1911. Parents Adam and Sallie Emma (Darden) Watkins. Married– Lillian Bernice Vernado. Children– Six. Education– Tennessee State University, B.S., 1933; Northwestern University, M.S., 1940; Arkansas Baptist College, LL.D., 1958; Alabama State University, LL.D., 1974. Taught in Winchester, Tenn., 1933-1934; assistant superintendent, Hopkinsville, Ky.; assistant principal, Burt High School, Clarksville, Tenn., 1935-1940; assistant dean and supervising principal, Parson College’s Douglass School, 1953-1959; Alabama State University, visiting instructor, summer session 1945-1948; admissions, veteran’s officer and administrative assistant to the president, 1948-1953; business officer, 1959-1962; acting president, 1962; president, 1963. Vice president, Council of Presidents of Alabama Commission on Higher Education; president, Alabama Association of College Administrators; state director, American Association of State Colleges and Universities.  Died March 3, 1994.

Source:

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest; Who’s Who in Black America; Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

Fighting Hard; the Alabama State Experience. Detroit; Harlo Press, 1987.

Report of the President, 1962-1981. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama State University, 1981.

WATSON, BAMA WATHAN, 1896-1992

Biography:

Teacher. Born– February 3, 1896, Georgiana, Ala. Parents– Peter W. and Lula K. Watson.  Education– University of Alabama, B.S. and M.A., 1949.  Taught at Georgiana High School; Geneva and Tuscaloosa Counties; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Brookley Air Force Base Adult and Veteran’s Division, Murphy High School, Mobile; University of Alabama Center, Mobile; Barton Academy, 1945-; head, English Dept. Member– Mobile, Alabama, and National Education Associations; Delta Kappa Gamma. Died January 29, 1992.

Source:

History of Barton Academy

Publication(s):

The History of Barton Academy. Mobile, Ala.; Haunted Book Shop, 1971.

WATSON, CHARLES SULLIVAN, 1931-2007

Biography:

Teacher. Born– May 1, 1931, in Anderson, S.C. Married– Juanita Goodman in 1957. Education– Duke University, A.B., 1953; Columbia University, M.A., 1958; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1966. Taught English at Georgia Institute of Technology, 1958-1961; University of Alabama, 1966. Published articles in Louisiana History, Mississippi Quarterly and Southern Literary Journal.  Died January 28, 2007.

Source:

Director of American Scholars.

Publication(s):

Antebellum Charleston Dramatists. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1976.

WATSON, ELBERT L., 1930-

Biography:

Librarian. Born– May 10, 1930, in Birmingham, Ala. Married– Ramona Jo Bennett. Children– Two. Education– Bethany Nazarene College, A.B., 1952; University of Oklahoma, M.A., 1954; George Peabody College, M.A., 1966. Minister, Church of the Nazarene, Gadsden, 1954-1962. Director, Public Library, Anniston, 1966-1969; director, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 1969-1978. Executive Director, Indiana Library Association, 1978-. Member– Alabama, Southeastern and American Library Associations; Alabama Historical Association.

Source:

Biographical Directory of Librarians in the United States and Canada; Alabama United States Senators.

Publication(s):

Alabama United States Senators. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1982.

Mary Harrison Lester; Memories of a Gracious Lady. Huntsville, Ala.; Watson, 1973.

Tennessee at the Battle of New Orleans. New Orleans; Battle of New Orleans, 150th Anniversary Committee of Louisiana, 1965.

Joint Publication(s):

A History of Etowah County, Alabama. Gadsden, Ala.; Etowah County Centennial Committee, 1968.

WATSON, FRED SHELTON, 1915-1991

Biography:

Sales Manager. journalist. Born– November 16, 1915, near Enterprise, Ala. Married– Irene Arnett. Children– One. Education– Coffee High School. Sales Manager, Radio Station WIRB, Enterprise, 8 years; Allied Products Co., Dothan, 12 years. Published feature stories in various newspapers; columnist, Enterprise Ledger, 3 yrs.; U.S. Air Corps, World War II, 3 yrs.; Member– Dale County and Alabama Historical Societies. Director, Wiregrass Historical Society. Died April 12, 1991.

Source:

Coffee Grounds, Hub of Wiregrass.

Publication(s):

The Back Forty. Dothan, Ala.; Moonlighters, 1968.

Call Back The Time, S.l.; s.n., 1954.

Coffee Grounds; a History of Coffee County, Alabama, 1841-1970. Anniston, Ala.; Higginbotham, 1970.

Forgotten Trails; a History of Dale County, Alabama, 1824-1966. Birmingham, Ala.; Banner Press, 1968.

From the Back Forty to Mortgage Hill. Dothan, Ala.; Hopkins Printing, 1987.

Hub of Wiregrass; a History of Houston County, Alabama, 1903-1972. Anniston, Ala.; Higginbotham, 1972.

Piney Wood Echoes; a History of Dale and Coffee Counties, Alabama. Elba, Ala.; Elba Clipper, 1949.

Winds of Sorrow. Dothan, Ala.; Hopkins Printing, 1986.

WEATHERBY, HAROLD LEROW, JR., 1934-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– April 6, 1934, in Montgomery, Ala. Parents– Harold Lerow and Lurline (Pierson) Weatherby. Education– Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1956; Yale University, M.A., 1957, Ph.D., 1962. Taught English at Vanderbilt, 1962-. Member– Phi Beta Kappa.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 45.

Publication(s):

Cardinal Newman in His Age; His Place in English Theology and Literature. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1973.

The Keen Delight; the Christian Poet in the Modern World. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1975.

WEATHERLY THOMAS ELIAS, 1942-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– November 3, 1942, in Scottsboro, Ala. Parents– Thomas Elias and Lucy Belle (Golson) Weatherly. Married– Carolyn Samuels. Children– Two. Education– Morehouse College, 1958-1961; Alabama A & M College, 1961, suspended. U.S. Marines, 1961. Taught art at Rutgers University, 1969-1970; creative writing Bishop College, Dallas, 1970; poet in residence, Morgan State College, 1970-1971; creative writing, St. Mark’s Church, 1971-.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 45

Publication(s):

Climate. Philadelphia; Middle Earth Books, 1972.

Maumau American Cantos. New York; Corinth Books, 1970.

Thumbprint. New York; Telegraph Books, 1971.

Joint Editor:

Natural Process; an Anthology of New Black Poetry. New York; Hill & Wang, 1971.

WEATHERLY, JOHN MAX, 1921-

Biography:

Teacher, businessman. Born– March 25, 1921, in Alco, La. Parents– Obie Lee and Lilla (Givens) Weatherly. Education– Stetson University, 1946-1948; Florida State University, 1949; University of Alabama, 1950-1951. Served in U.S. Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Taught English in Crestview, Fla., 1949-1950. Secretary in Dharan, Saudi Arabia, 1951-1954; New York City, 1954-1964. Taught writing at New York University, 1964-1971; Lehigh County Community College, Pa., 1971; English at Cedar Crest College, Pa., 1972. Billing clerk, Allentown Brake and Wheel Co., 1972-1973. Advertising Dept., Journal of Commerce, Phillipsburg, N.J.., 1973-. Awarded Yaddo Fellowship, 1964.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 13R

Publication(s):

Adultress. Derby, Conn.; Monarch Books, 1962.

A Crowded Loneliness. New York; Pyramid Books, 1973.

The Long Desire. Rockville Center, N.Y.; Zenith Books, 1959.

The Mantis and the Moth. Boston; Houghton, 1964.

WEAVER, ANNIE VAUGHAN, 1905-

Biography:

Born– 1905 in Selma, Ala. Lived on a plantation and drew pictures of the various animals. Established a drawing club. Some of her paintings depicted the colored world.

Source:

Avondale Library.

Publication(s):

Boochy’s Wings. New York; Frederick A. Stokes, Company, 1931.

Frawg. Philadelphia; J. B. Lippincott, 1930.

Pappy King. New York; Frederick A. Stokes, 1932.

WEAVER, DAVID C. 1942-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– December 27, 1942, in Dudley, England. Parents– Harold and Alice Weaver. Married– Jan. Children– Three. Education– University of Manchester, B.A., 1964; University of Florida, M.A., 1967, Ph.D.; Georgia Institute of Technology, M.A., 1980. Taught at University of Manchester, 1967-1968; University of Leicester, 1968-1969; West Georgia College, 1970-1977; University of Alabama, 1977-. Published articles in periodicals.

Source:

David C. Weaver.

Publication(s):

Cultural Resources Reconnaissance Study of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee System Corridor, Alabama; Vol. III, History, Settlement Patterns and Processes, 1500-1945. Mobile, Ala.; University of South Alabama, 1983.

Joint Publication(s):

Historic Settlement in the Upper Tombigbee Valley. University, Ala.; Center for the Study of Southern History and Culture, University of Alabama, 1981.

Historical Geography of the Upper Tombigbee Valley. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Center for the Study of Southern History and Culture, University of Alabama, 1982.

Land Use/Mineral Rights Ownership Component. University of Ala.; Dept. of Geology and Geography, University of Alabama, 1979.

The Map Abstract of Mortality Factors Affecting the Elderly; Alabama, 1979. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1979.

Tenn-Tom Country; Upper Tombigbee Valley. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1985.

WEAVER, HERBERT, 1905-

Biography:

Teacher. Born, July 28, 1905, in Brewton, Ala. Parents– Levi P. and Anne (Holladay) Weaver. Married– Blanche Henry Clark, March 5, 1944. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1926; Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1935, Ph.D., 1941. Taught in Alabama secondary schools, 1926-1935; Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern College), Statesboro, 1940-1942 and 1946-1949; history at Vanderbilt University, 1949-; chairman, History Dept., 1962. U.S. Air Force, 1942-1946. Member– Organization of American Historians, Am erican Historical Association, Tennessee Historical Society, Kappa Phi Kappa; editorial board, Tennessee Historical Quarterly, 1948-1952; Journal of Southern History, 1957-1959.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 61.

Publication(s):

Mississippi Farmers, 1850-1860. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1945.

Joint Editor:

Correspondence of James K. Polk. Nashville; Vanderbilt University Press, 1969.

Contributor:

History of the United States Air Force in World War II. Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 1948-1958.

WEAVER, OLIVER CORNELIUS, 1914-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– September 20, 1914, in Camden, Ala. Married– 1937. Children– Two. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1935; Garrett Bible Institute, B.D., 1939; Northwestern University, A.M., 1941, Ph.D., 1952. Taught at Birmingham Southern College, 1936-1968; head, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, 1946-1964; dean, 1964-1968. L. C. Branscomb Professor of Philosophy, 1968-. Ford Faculty Fellowship, 1951-1952.

Source:

Director of American Scholars.

Joint Publication(s):

Birmingham-Southern College, 1856-1956. Nashville; Parthenon Press, 1957.

WEBER, BERNARD C., 1910-

Biography:

Teacher. Born– May 9, 1910, in Ashland, Or. Education– San Jose State College, A.B., 1931; University of California, A.M., 1932, Ph.D., 1936. Taught at University of Alabama, 1941-. Senior Fulbright Scholar, Royal University of Malta, 1956-1957. Awarded Outstanding Commitment to Teaching and Distinguished Professor, University of Alabama, 1980-1981. Member– American, Southern, and Alabama Catholic Historical Associations; American Society for Church History.

Source:

Director of American Scholars.

Joint Publication(s):

The Historical Evolution of Modern France. Ames, Iowa; Littlefield, Adams, 1949.

Editor:

The Marriage of Mary Queen of Scots to Francis the Dauphin of France. Greenock, Scotland; Griana-Aig Press, 1969.

Joint Editor:

Une Correspondence Familiale au Temps des Troubles de Saint-Domingue. Paris; Soci‚t‚ de l’Historie des Colonies Fran‡aise, 1959.