From the Department's Photo Albums over the Years
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Dan Rogers and Heather Harper

Goodbye, Heather!
Heather Harper left her position as a secretary in the USA History Department in December 2001. Here she poses during the goodbye party with Professor Dan Rogers (standing) and Professor Richmond Brown. Photo by Michael Thomason
 
Augustine Nguyen and Lenny Macaluso

Augustine Nguyen
In the 1999-2000 academic year, the faculty and staff of the USA History Department were fortunate to have the services of our faithful student assistant Augustine Nguyen. Here he celebrates the end of the 2000 Spring Semester with Dr. Lenny Macaluso. Photo by Dan Rogers, April 27, 2000
  C. Peter Ripley in front of class

C. Peter Ripley, Professor of History at Florida State University, discusses his new book Conversations with Cuba with the classes of Professor Richmond Brown and Professor Betty Brandon. Photo by Richmond Brown, April 2000
         

Left to right: Rachel Loreto, Peter Wilson, Lorena Harris, John Harbin, Heather Guidry, Dr. Leonard Macaluso, Martha Joan Layne, and Christopher Houston

May 28, 1998 - Those singled out for outstanding performance in the study of history in the 1997-98 academic year pose outside the USA Plantation Creole Home shortly after receiving their awards. (Left to right: Rachel Loreto, Peter Wilson, Lorena Harris, John Harbin, Heather Guidry, Dr. Leonard Macaluso, Martha Joan Layne, and Christopher Houston. Photo by Michael Thomason

 

Leonard Macaluso

Dr. Leonard Macaluso thanks his colleagues during a speech at the home of Dr. Richmond Brown, May 28, 1998
(in his hand the "game ball" signed by the faculty and staff of the Department of History to thank him for a great year)
Photo by Michael Thomason

 
Dr. Leonard Macaluso (right) and Dr. Dan Rogers

Dr. Leonard Macaluso (right) and Dr. Dan Rogers herald the end of Dr. Macaluso's term as Interim Chair of the Department of History, May 28, 1998. Photo by Michael Thomason
         
Lorena Harris

May 28, 1998 - Lorena Harris receives the award given by the Alabama Chapter of the Colonial Dames of America for the best essay written in Colonial history by a student at the University of South Alabama. Photo by Michael Thomason
 
Professor Richmond Brown is awarded a team-autographed ball by Beau Doolittle

May 1995 - Professor Richmond Brown is awarded a team-autographed ball by Beau Doolittle in honor of his coaching performance with a History Department-dominated intramural softball team. Photo by Dan Rogers
 
Professors Larry Holmes (foreground) and Mel McKiven toss a baseball

Professors Larry Holmes (foreground) and Mel McKiven toss a baseball at the May 1995 History Department picnic. Photo by Dan Rogers
         
(Left to right) Dr. Leonard Macaluso, Ellen Marler, Joelene Brown, Dr. George H. Daniels, Marjorie Hilton, Larry Hyland, Margie Law, Mike Mansfield, April Phillips

Student and Faculty Award Winners, May 1995 - (Left to right) Dr. Leonard Macaluso, Ellen Marler, Joelene Brown, Dr. George H. Daniels, Marjorie Hilton, Larry Hyland, Margie Law, Mike Mansfield, April Phillips. Photo by Dan Rogers
  left to right:Rich Brown, Barry Nowlin, Mike Monheit, Beau Doolittle, Steve Warrick, and Oliver Sinclair

May 1994 - The second edition of a softball team dominated by players associated with the USA History Department. Kneeling, left to right: Joe Mozur, Dan Rogers, Dan Sheperd
Standing, left to right:Rich Brown, Barry Nowlin, Mike Monheit, Beau Doolittle, Steve Warrick, and Oliver Sinclair
Photo by Rachel Baswell
 
Michael Monheit up at bat

Professor Michael Monheit up at bat in a 1994 co-recreational softball game.
Photo by Dan Rogers
         
George H. Daniels grills chicken

Professor George H. Daniels grills chicken for the hungry masses at the 1995 History Department picnic. Photo by Dan Rogers
 
(left to right) Dr. Richmond Brown, Dr. Michael Monheit, Dr. Mel McKiven, Dr. Aaron Fogleman, and Dr. Dan Rogers

The USA History Department added five new faculty members in 1991 and 1992: (left to right) Dr. Richmond Brown, Dr. Michael Monheit, Dr. Mel McKiven, Dr. Aaron Fogleman, and Dr. Dan Rogers. Photo by Michael Thomason
  (from left to right: Dr. William Speck, Dr. George Daniels, Dr. Amy Turner Bushnell, Dr. Joseph Nigota, Marian Green, Dr. Taber Green, USA President Dr. Frederick P. Whiddon, Dr. Howard Mahan, Dr. W. Robert Houston, Dr. Betty Brandon, Dr. Chen-kuan Chuang, and Dr. Leonard Macaluso)

25-Year Celebration for Professor A. Taber Green (1989)
From 1964 to 1991, Professor A. Taber Green was the Department's specialist on the history of Germany. He is seen here at his 25-year celebration in October 1989 (from left to right: Dr. William Speck, Dr. George Daniels, Dr. Amy Turner Bushnell, Dr. Joseph Nigota, Marian Green, Dr. Taber Green, USA President Dr. Frederick P. Whiddon, Dr. Howard Mahan, Dr. W. Robert Houston, Dr. Betty Brandon, Dr. Chen-kuan Chuang, and Dr. Leonard Macaluso)
         
Professor A. Taber Green

Professor A. Taber Green, one of the founding faculty members of the USA History Department, in his office in the early 1970s. Photo by Michael Thomason
 
Professor E. Lewis B. Curtis

Professor E. Lewis B. Curtis was an early and highly valued member of the USA History Department faculty. Photos by Michael Thomason
  Professor Michael Malek

Professor Michael Malek was the Department's specialist in Latin American history from 1972 until 1986. He was a specialist in the history of the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the Dominican Republic, where he had served in the Peace Corps.
         
(Left to Right): Meredith Johnson (Colonial Dames Award), F.G. Baldwin (Brunhouse Award for Outstanding Graduate Student), Kathy Skipper (Curtis Certificate and Hickman Service Award), Janá Tatum (Curtis Certificate and Hickman Service Award), Carol Ellis (Curtis Certificate), Dr. Joseph Nigota (Outstanding Professor), Michael Coppejans (Meikle Award for Outstanding Junior History Major), Brian Hart (Mahan Award, Outstanding Graduating History Major), Dr. Clarence Mohr (History Department Chair)

1999-2000 Award Winners
(Left to Right): Meredith Johnson (Colonial Dames Award), F.G. Baldwin (Brunhouse Award for Outstanding Graduate Student), Kathy Skipper (Curtis Certificate and Hickman Service Award), Janá Tatum (Curtis Certificate and Hickman Service Award), Carol Ellis (Curtis Certificate), Dr. Joseph Nigota (Outstanding Professor), Michael Coppejans (Meikle Award for Outstanding Junior History Major), Brian Hart (Mahan Award, Outstanding Graduating History Major), Dr. Clarence Mohr (History Department Chair). Photo by Richmond Brown, April 2000
 
right to left, Professor Willmott, Professor Clarence L. Mohr (Chair of the Department of History) and Professor Susan McCready of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages

H.P. "Ned" Willmott, currently Mark W. Clark Chair of Military History at The Citadel, spoke to the USA College of Arts & Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences Colloquium on March 9, 2005. His topic was "What Was the Twentieth Century? An Anarchist's Guide to Matters That You Have Never Considered."
Pictured are, from right to left, Professor Willmott, Professor Clarence L. Mohr (Chair of the Department of History) and Professor Susan McCready of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.
Photo by Dan Rogers