FLYNT, JAMES WAYNE, 1940-

University professor. Born– October 4, 1940. Spent youth in Anniston. Married– Dorothy Ann Smith. Children– Two. Education– Howard College, A.B., 1961; Florida State University, M.S., 1962; Ph.D., 1965. Taught at Samford University, 1965-1977; head of History Department, Auburn University, 1977-. Honored by the Florida Historical Society for best book on Florida, 1972; inducted into the Alabama Academy of Distinguished Authors, 1983. Member of the Southern Historical Association and the Association of Southern Labor History.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars, 7th edition, and Alabama Public Library Service files.

Publication(s):

Ban, Burn and Ignore; Writing and Publishing Books in the South. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University to Alabama Press, 1989.

Cracker Messiah; Governor Sidney J. Catts of Florida. Baton Rouge, La.; Louisiana State University Press, 1977.

Dixie’s Forgotten People; the South’s Poor Whites. Bloomington, Ind.; Indiana University, 1979.

Duncan Upshaw Fletcher; Dixie’s Reluctant Progressive. Tallahassee, Fla.; Florida State University, 1971.

Mine, Mill and Microchip; a Chronicle of Alabama Enterprise. Northridge, Calif.; Windsor Publications, 1987.

Montgomery; an Illustrated History. Woodland Hills, Calif.; Windsor Publications, 1980.

Poor But Proud; Alabama’s Poor Whites. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1989.

Southern Poor Whites; a Selected Annotated Bibliography of Published Sources. New York; Garland, 1981.

Who Are the Poor? Auburn, Ala.; Auburn University, 1989.

Joint_Publication(s):

You Can’t Eat Magnolias. New York; McGraw Hill, 1972.