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Pickens Theater in Reform, 1948


The photo shows the movie "Forever Amber" was playing at the Pickens Theater in 1948. The theater was a gathering place for teens and others from…

Fund-Raising for Hotel Stafford, circa 1954

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This sign in front of the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse tracked donations or investments for a new hotel in Tuscaloosa that would become Hotel…

Ernest W. "Rainy" Collins, 1911-2004


Ernest W. "Rainy" Collins (1911 - 2004) was mayor of Tuscaloosa from 1976-1981., elected from a field of 20 candidates after the death of Mayor C.…