The photographs throughout this initial edition of are the work of Walt Stricklin and generously donated by him for use on the website. Stricklin is president/CEO of Walt Stricklin Photography. He is former director of photography for The Birmingham News and The Chattanooga Times and was a 1982 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature photography.

BirminghamWatch and Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism gratefully acknowledge all the support and volunteer contributions during the project’s development from:

  • Jeanne Alexander
  • Tom Arenberg
  • Trisha Powell Crain
  • Natalie Davis
  • Robin DeMonia
  • Gigi Douban
  • Fran Godchaux
  • Deon Gordon
  • Mark Kelly
  • Joyce and Jerry Lanning
  • Bill and Carol Nunnelley
  • Emily Jones Rushing
  • Sherrel Wheeler Stewart
  • Walt Stricklin