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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. Peck was the first Poet Laureate of Alabama. He was born in Tuscaloosa on November 4, 1854. He died in 1938.

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This mill, Alabama's first paper mill, began operations in April, 1929.

In 1884, Herbert Euguene Westervelt began a career in the paper making industry in Illinois. In 1928, the mill and offices were consolidated and moved to Tuscaloosa as the…

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The rig of Hurdis Thomson of Northport, ready for the 1916 Tuscaloosa centennial parade, is shown in front of the Tuscaloosa Female College carrying ladies dressed for the occasion.

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William W. Brandon was an American Democratic politician who was the 37th governor of Alabama from 1923 to 1927.

Brandon was born in Talladega, Alabama, but grew up in Tuscaloosa. He attended Tuscaloosa High School and studied law at the…

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The cemetery was formed when a student died in 1839 and was buried on campus. His family eventually has his body moved, but another student, William J. Crawford, who died of typhus fever on July 6, 1844, was buried in the same grave. President Manly…

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According to U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949, Pfc. Adam Wade was killed on December 29, 1944, while serving with the 366th Infantry Regiment. Pfc. Wade was the son of Mrs. Julian Wade of…

Sgt. Marshall A. Poore was killed in 1942 while in the service of his country. A photo of Sgt. Poore's grave can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=111258469&PIpi=158803192.
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