Donna Castellano

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Dr. Frances Roberts made big impact as early Huntsville preservationist

Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Historic Huntsville Foundation Executive Director Donna Castellano. If you’ve walked the streets of...
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Breaking new ground: Lou Bertha Johnson in Jim Crow Alabama

Editor’s note: This blog was written by Historic Huntsville Foundation Executive Director Donna Castellano in celebration of Women’s History Month...
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‘Hidden Figures’ no longer: Celebrating Huntsville’s Black suffragists

Editor’s Note: This guest piece was written by Historic Huntsville Foundation Executive Director Donna Castellano.  This past October, our City...
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Lifting as they climbed: Celebrating Huntsville’s first Black women voters

Following the ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920, more than 100,000 Alabama women registered to vote, including 1,373 Madison...
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Paying our respects at Glenwood Cemetery

Those buried in Glenwood Cemetery have a history unlike any other in our city. An African American Cemetery founded by...