Virginia Pounds Brown (1916-2014), a lifelong resident of Birmingham, was a librarian, bookseller, author, editor, and publisher. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Randolph-Macon College and Emory University, she wrote and/or edited several books and articles on Birmingham and the Indians of the Southeast, and a memoir, Mother and Me. Laurella Owens has twenty years of experience as an editor for Woman's Missionary Union of the Southern Baptist Convention. She is the author of Shalom, a study of Baptists in Israel, where she spend the first thirteen years of her life. She holds degrees from Blue Mountain College and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
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