February 16, 2018

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Historical Commission


For Immediate Release
February 16, 2018

Media Contact: Jacqulyn Kirkland, 334-230-2690
or jacqulyn.kirkland@ahc.alabama.gov

Book Signing with Dr. Richard Bailey
Friday, February 23, 2018
The Goat Hill Museum Store, Montgomery, Alabama (located inside the Alabama State Capitol at the Union Street entrance)

The Goat Hill Museum Store (located inside the Alabama State Capitol at the Union Street entrance) will host a book signing with Dr. Richard Bailey, author of Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags and They Too Call Alabama Home: African American Profiles, on Friday, February 23 from 11:00am-2:00pm.

Dr. Bailey has been a consultant for the Center for Public Television’s (The University of Alabama) productions on the Lincoln School of Marion and Reconstruction. For the Division of Telecommunication and Educational Television at Auburn University, he was an advisor for the Gees Bend story and the Horace King documentary. He was also a consultant for the award-winning radio documentary, "Remembering Slavery," produced by the Institute for Language and Culture at the University of Montevallo.  

For more information about this event please call (334)353-4969 or find us on  Facebook!

The store is operated by the Alabama Historical Commission, and all profits help continue efforts to preserve Alabama’s historic places.      

About the Alabama Historical Commission
Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit ahc.alabama.gov



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