Government - Buildings, People and Services

Title

Government - Buildings, People and Services

Description

This collection includes items relating to government activities on all levels from mayors and elected officials to courthouses and other buildings to fire and police services.

Buildings
There are photographs of the building of the U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse on Broad Street in Tuscaloosa 1908-09. The buidling is now the Tuscaloosa City Hall.

Tuscaloosa County courthouses, old and new, are recorded.

People
United States Senators and Congressmen from Alabama
Alabama Governors
Tuscaloosa City Mayors and Elected Officials
Tuscaloosa County Officials

(Northport Mayors and Elected Officials are in the Northport Collection)

Services
Tuscaloosa City Fire Department
Tuscaloosa City Police Department
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office


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Items in the Government - Buildings, People and Services Collection

Alabama State Capitol at Tuscaloosa, 1826-1847
Drawing of the Alabama State Capitol building that was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826-1845. After the Capitol was moved to Montgomery in 1845, the Capitol building was used as the Tuscaloosa Female College until 1923 when the building burned. The…

Capitol Ruins
The ruins of the State Capitol building are still found in Capitol Park in Tuscaloosa. The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826-1847 and then moved to Montgomery. In 1857 the Capitol building was leased to the Alabama Central…

Tuscaloosa City Hall, 600 Greensboro Avenue, 1890
The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

Tuscaloosa City Hall, 600 Greensboro Avenue, 1900
The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

Tuscaloosa City Hall, 600 Greensboro Avenue, circa 1936
The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

Tuscaloosa City Hall, 600 Greensboro Avenue, circa 1936
The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

Construction of U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building, Broad Street, November 1908
This view is looking toward the Northeast. Workers are pouring concrete forms and there is another worker surveying the site.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of…

Construction of U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building, Broad Street, November 1908
This view is a detail of concrete forms being poured and someone surveying the site.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was…

Construction of U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building, Broad Street, December 1908
This view is looking toward the Northeast.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was designed by architect James R. Taylor and…

Construction of U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building, Broad Street, December 1908
This is a detail view of what would later become the foundations and basement. One would be looking to the Northeast.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd…