In Remembrance of “Ebby”

In Remembrance of “Ebby” by Bill W. Copyright © AA Grapevine, Inc, June 1966       In his seventieth year, and on the twenty-first of March, my friend...

Lois Burnham W.: Bill W.’s Wife

Lois Burnham W.: Bill W.’s Wife “I believe that people are good if you give them half a chance and that good is more powerful...

In AA’s First Five Years

In AA’s First Five Years Lois W., wife of AA’s co-founder, Bill W., recalls the time in AA when there were few members and no...

Bill D. – AA’s Number 3

Bill D. – AA’s Number 3       On a Friday night, September 17, 1954, Bill D. died in Akron, Ohio. That is, people say he died,...

Dr. Carl Jung’s Letter To Bill W., Jan 30, 1961

Dr. Carl Jung’s Letter To Bill W., Jan 30, 1961 In reply to Bill W.’s letter dated -Jan 23, 1961 July 26, 1875 to June 6, 1961...

Sybil C.

Sybil C. The First Woman in A.A. West of the Mississippi by Nancy O. Sybil C. Sybil C. was the first woman to enter A.A....

Rowland H. – The Messenger

Rowland H. THE MESSENGER (Rowland H. brought the message to Ebby T. who brought the message to Bill W.)       After telling Rowland H. that he...

Ernie G., AA’s Number 4(?)

Ernie G., AA’s Number 4(?) The man generally considered A.A. number 4 was Ernie G., who first got sober in the summer of 1935, when...

Gene E. A.A. # 28 – “The Booze Fighter”

Gene E. A.A. # 28 “The Booze Fighter” “Good evening friends, I’m Gene, I’m powerless over alcohol, an alcoholic. I’m very glad to be here...

Impressions of A. A.

Impressions of A. A. by The Chicago Group (1940’s) (note: as indicated on the AA History Buffs site, Jim B. had spoke to a friend in...

Why We Were Chosen

Why We Were Chosen Address by Judge John T., 4th Anniversary of the Chicago Group October 5, 1943 also see: Impressions of A.A.       Tonight marks...

Dr. Paul’s Interview

Dr. Paul’s Interview This Grapevine interview was conducted by telephone to Dr. Paul’s home in California. Copyright © AA Grapevine, Inc., July 1995       Dr. Paul’s story...