Carl Elliott Books

Books from Carl Elliott and other southern authors

The Cost of Courage: The Journey of an American Congressman $20.00
This is the autobiography of a northwest Alabama Congressman who served during the 1950's and 1960's
and who went on to become the first winner of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in May 1990.
By Carl Elliott, Sr.

One Hundred Years of Memories: An Oral History of Red, Bay Alabama (1888-1988) $55.00
The author, a native of Red Bay , conducted many interviews of elderly citizens of the city in the 1970's and 1980's in order to produce this 100 year history. Hundreds of photographs included, index, 576 pages.
By Carl Elliott, Sr.

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Annals of Northwest Alabama: Volume I $18.00
This volume includes a reprint of Nelson F. Smith's History of Pickens County (1856)

Annals of Northwest Alabama: Volume II $18.00
The various segments of this work dip into the histories of Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Walker and Winston Counties as well as areas of the Tombigbee and Warrior Rivers and tributaries.
It deals refreshingly with early days of Northwest Alabama.

Annals of Northwest Alabama: Volume III $20.00
Cullman, Fayette, Marion and Winston Counties hold the spotlight. Included is a personal account of the Civil War.
by Captain I.J. Rogers of Franklin County, an officer in Alabama's 27th Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Annals of Northwest Alabama: Volume IV $25.00
Winston: An Antebellum and Civil War History of a Hill County of North Alabama
By Donald B. Dodd and Wynelle S. Dodd.

Annals of Northwest Alabama: Volume V $30.00
History of Walker County, Alabama. Originally published in 1937. Republished in 1987 with a 6500 name index added. Good historical and genealogical information on the early settlers of Walker County.
By John Martin Dombhart.

Other Books About Alabama

Dixie's Diverse Destiny $23.00
Historical and genealogical information about life in Beat 10, Walker County, Alabama during the early 1900's (south Walker County).
By Margery T. Lockhart

Walker County Alabama (Postcard History Series) $20.00
The County's history through postcards of public buildings, businesses, churches and schools with commentary by the author.
By Pat Morrison

Walker County High School Athletics: 1920-2000 $20.00
This volume documents the achievements of great and average athletes who made Walker a name that commands respect across the state of Alabama.
by Pat Morrison

Hearts of Dixie: Fifty Alabamians and the State They Called Home $40.00
Biographical profiles of notable Alabamians with an introduction for each person by another well-known Alabamian. Wonderful to own - also a great gift for fellow lovers of Alabama history.
By James L. Noles, Jr.

Daniel Tubb, 1794-1882, of South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Descendants, Vol. 1 $25.00
By Dianne Lollar, Bruce Myers, Bill Tubbs

Remembering Big $12.00
Remembering Big is a compilation of columns written by columnist Rick Watson of Empire, Alabama. These are personal stories about growing up in Walker County, and life with Jilda, his wife of more than 37 years.
by Rick Watson

Red Clay Klondike $25.00
Memories of Gorgas, Alabama, Goodsprings, & Klondike Camp in the 1940's & 50's.
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