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The Tuscaloosa High School Black Bears Club donated the lights for Denny Stadium (now Bryant-Denny Stadium) in 1948 so the school football team could play their night games there. Archivists at the Paul W. Bryant Museum said their best guess is that…

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Photographs of the music facilities including the concert hall set in the rotunda where the House of Representatives met when the building was used as the state capitol.

The Alabama Central Female College was housed in the old state capitol…

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Photographs of a chemistry classroom and the library.

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 Tuscaloosa from 1826…

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A photographs of music and piano classes at the Alabama Central Female College.

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…

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The First Christian Church of Tuscaloosa was formed in 1907. In 1926, a church was under construction at University Boulevard and Queen City Avenue. In spite of the Depression of 1929, the church members sustained the church. The buildings were…

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Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace talks with U.S. Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenback at Foster Auditorium on June 11, 1963, when Wallace made his "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door" to prevent integration at the University of Alabama. Ultimately,…

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Brigadier General Henry Graham leads U.S. Deputy Attorney General toward Foster Auditorium to confront Gov. George C. Wallace, as Wallace attempted to block the registration of Vivian Malone and James Hood for classes at the University of Alabama.…

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Brigadier General Henry Graham orders Alabama Governor George C. Wallace to step away from the door of Foster Auditorium when Wallace attempted to block two black students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, from registering for classes at the University…

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The home of poet Samuel Minturn Peck was located at 18th Street and 30th Avenue in southwest Tuscaloosa.. Peck was the first Poet Laureate of Alabama. He was born in Tuscaloosa on November 4, 1854. He died in 1938. The lovely old home was later…

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A photograph of a drawing class and an exhibition of the students' art work at the Alabama Central Female College.

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