Alabama Voices

Alabama Voices covers the dramatic unfolding of Alabama history from the dawn of the 1700s to the beginning of the 21st century. More than 800 artifacts and hundreds of images and documents tell the story of struggles over the land, the rise of a cotton economy, the Civil War, industrialization, world wars, civil rights, the race to the moon, and more. Voices taken from diaries, letters, speeches, songs, and other sources convey the experiences of Alabamians who lived through and shaped the history of these periods.

The exhibit features twenty-two stunning audiovisual programs, including films and touchscreen interactives, offering visitors an in-depth look at the story of our state. This interactive map from the exhibit explores how Alabama and its counties changed between 1950 and 2010.