The work of summer 2017 Huntingdon College intern David T. Cook, the following exhibit "The Emory Folmar Papers" focuses on the life and career of Montgomery, Alabama's longest serving mayor, Emory Folmar. Using the Emory Folmar Papers, which the Montgomery County Archives holds, Cook used photographs, documents, and information from the collection, as well as a number of other primary and secondary sources, to craft an insightful glimpse into the life and career of Emory Folmar.
The result of a partnership between the Montgomery County Archives and the Montgomery, Alabama City-County Public Library, the below exhibit, "Gone But Not Forgotten: Montgomery County Alabama Cemeteries," provides a brief snapshot into the history of two of Montgomery County, Alabama's cemeteries, as well as brief biographical sketches of some of the individuals buried in them. The library and county archives created the exhibit as a way to participate in the activities associated with Montgomery County's bicentennial.
"Gone But Not Forgotten: Montgomery County Alabama Cemeteries"
The work of fall 2016-spring 2017 Huntingdon College intern David T. Cook, the following exhibit, "Browder v. Gayle" commemorates the sixtieth anniversary of the landmark case that desegregated public transportation in Alabama. This digital exhibit discusses the background of Browder v. Gayle, its outcome, and the people involved. It contextualizes the Browder v. Gayle case by discussing related lawsuits aimed at ending segregation in public transportation, voting, and housing.
The work of summer 2017 Huntingdon College intern David T. Cook. the following exhibit "The Dowe Family Collection" focuses on the Montgomery, Alabama Dowe family papers. The exhibit describes the collection, conveys information about the Dowe family, and provides an exciting preview of the overall collection through the use of well-constructed text, carefully chosen images, and an interactive Dowe family tree.