Category Archives: Birmingham

When research changes a proposed topic idea

By: Evan Ward, UA MA student in History This post is an update from Evan Ward’s initial research proposal, seen in his first blog post on April 21, 2014. Since then, his work shifted. As many students fear the moment when they realize … Continue reading

Interview with Evan Ward, UA MA student in History

By: Evan Ward, University of Alabama M.A. student in History Hello! Thank you for agreeing to share with Cool@Hoole readers how your research experience in the Division of Special Collections at UA has progressed since we last featured your project … Continue reading

Birmingham, Brierfield Iron Works, and Josiah Gorgas

By: Evan Ward, University of Alabama M.A. student in History Today, Evan Ward shares a selection from his research on changing attitudes toward industrial work in Alabama after the Civil War. If you are a graduate student working on resources from the … Continue reading