Education

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Education

Description

Educational facilities and people from elementary school through university.

See the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Collection for materials related to that institution.

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Items in the Education Collection

Alabama Central Female College,<br /><br />
Commencement Program, 1876
Commencement Program for the Alabama Central Female College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The program includes a list of graduates that read essays and performed music.

Alabama Central Female College Stationery
Letter written on Alabama Central Female College stationery. The author is unknown and the postmark date is illegible. The letter is written to Ms. R. H. Foster. Notable is the sketch of the Alabama Central Female College on the stationery and…

Alabama Central Female College, 1903
Advertisement for the Alabama Central Female College found in the 1903 Corolla, the University of Alabama yearbook. The photo features the main building and dormitory, and the advertisement boasts "Nothing cheap; nothing extravagant." The president…

Alumnae Hall/Senate Chamber, circa 1903
The North 2nd and 3rd floors of what was Alumnae Hall for the Alabama Central Female College located in Tuscaloosa in the old State Capitol building. The room was originally used as the Senate Chamber.

The Alabama State Capitol was located in…

Alabama Central Female College, circa 1905
The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826 until 1847. The stone foundation of the capitol was laid in 1827 and work was completed in the late fall of 1829.

After the seat of government was moved to Montgomery in 1847, the…

Alabama Central Female College, circa 1905
The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826 until 1847. The stone foundation of the capitol was laid in 1827 and work was completed in the late fall of 1829.

After the seat of government was moved to Montgomery in 1847, the…

Alabama Central Female College
Artist drawing of the Alabama Central Female College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Alabama Central Female College was housed in the old state capitol building on grounds owned by the University of Alabama.

The Alabama State Capitol was located in…

Alabama Central Female College Girl, 1906<br /><br />
This drawing appeared in the 1906 edition of Fern and Violet, the college's yearbook.

The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826 until 1847. The stone foundation of the capitol was laid in 1827 and work was completed in the late…

Barbee School, 1914
The Barbee School, which taught from first to seventh grade, was located near Samantha in northern Tuscaloosa County from about 1907 to the early 1940s. After students completed the seventh grade, they were awarded diplomas and encouraged to continue…

Barnett School
The old Barnett School, August, 1916, was on Barger Road in Tuscaloosa County. It burned around 2006. On the site in 2016 is the Gospel Tabernacle.

The director of the school was Jesse Lee Howell (left); he also taught music. He eventually…