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The historical marker for Black Warrior's Town is located in front of Tuscaloosa Fire Department No. 8 at 2200 Eutaw Highway.

The sign reads: One half mile north was the Creek Indian village known as Black Warrior's Town, of which Oce-Oche-Motla…

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Front page of The Tuscaloosa News, May 7, 1915, after the Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat.

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The program for the Tuscaloosa Centennial in 1916. Includes a full description of the different events. It also names the Executive Committee for the Celebration. The committee was made up of: F.G. Blair- Chairman, Sam F. Clabaugh- Secretary, W.W.…

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A pageant during Tuscaloosa's centennial celebration was held on May 30, 1916 in Guild Woods.

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Tuscaloosa's Centennial was celebrated in 1916 (rather than 1919) to coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the first white settlers in the area.

The city was very excited to celebrate the first 100 years of Tuscaloosa with pageants and a parade.

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Two unidentified boys ride in a decorated cart in the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade on May 30, 1916. The float is photographed in front of the Governor's Mansion, now the University Club, on Queen City Avenue at University Boulevard on May 30, 1916.

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An unidentified float is prepared for the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade on May 30, 1916.

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An unidentified float is prepared to enter the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade on May 30, 1916. The photograph shows the Governor's Mansion, now the University Club, on Queen City Avenue at University Boulevard.

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The Alston Building is decorated for the 1916 centennial celebration of the settlement of Tuscaloosa.

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A coach with four lovely young women in the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade is photographed in front of Louis Wiesel Store on Broad Street, now University Boulevard, on May 30, 1916.
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