Welcome to the Tuscaloosa Area Virtual Museum. This digital collection focuses on historic photographs of the Tuscaloosa area including the cities of Tuscaloosa and Northport as well as the surrounding areas. Also included are interviews with leaders and residents of the area.
If you are interested in adding to this collection or have additional information or comments on items in this collection, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Photographs from the collections of the organizations listed below as well as from the private collections of several local citizens have been digitized and added to the Tuscaloosa Area Virtual Museum.
The following organizations are participating in this project
Paul W. Bryant Museum http://www.bryantmuseum.com/
City of Tuscaloosa http://ci.tuscaloosa.al.us/
Friends of Historic Northport http://www.fhnonline.org/fhn/
Heritage Commission of Tuscaloosa County http://tuscaloosaheritage.org/
Jemison-Van de Graaf Foundation http://www.jemisonmansion.com/
Stillman College http://www.stillman.edu
Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society http://historictuscaloosa.org/
Tuscaloosa News http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/
Tuscaloosa Public Library http://www.tuscaloosa-library.org/
University of Alabama, School of Library and Information Studies http://www.slis.ua.edu/
A special thanks goes to the following contributors of time, images, and information in setting up this project:
A young Marbury Smith stands in front of both his home on the right and the Stringfellow House on the left. Both homes were located on what is now…
Biographical information on members of the United States Armed Forces who died in World War I. Information from obituaries in the Tuscaloosa News and…
A look at the people and events that shaped African-American history in Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas.
Recently Added Items
Dixie Air Incorporated was located at the Hargrove Van De Graaff Field. In the 1950s, Dixie Air was not only a Fixed Base Operation (handling aircraft…
This business believed to have been located in the 15th Street/Hackberry Lane area in the 1950s featured chicken in a basket for $1.00.
Located at 2001 6th Street (originally Cotton Street), the car dealership sold Chevrolets and Hudsons. Also known as Tuscaloosa Chevrolet, the…