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The Rose Store float in Tuscaloosa's Centennial parade was "profusely decorated with roses, as well as a bunting and festoons. In the center of their float was a big flower basket filled with the prettiest roses and girls to be found in Tuscaloosa,…

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

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The pageant illustrating the history of Tuscaloosa was performed twice on May 31, 1916, with over 500 participants in Guild Woods. This photo shows Indians who lived in the area meeting De Soto.

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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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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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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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Mrs. J.S. Harrison with Ben Harrison as driver are photographed in front of the Tuscaloosa Female College on Queen City Avenue as they prepare for the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade on May 30, 1916. Others in the photograph are unknown. The Harrisons…

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The Kaul Lumber Company float was one of many industrial and merchandise floats in the Tuscaloosa Centennial Parade on May 30, 1916. Four big horses pulled a wagon with a portion of a trunk of a large pine tree as posts at the corners, supporting a…

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The Camp Fire Girls dressed as Indian maidens for Tuscaloosa's Centennial Parade in 1916. Their float was composed of an Indian tent and decorated with corn and pine boughs.

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Photo shows Tuscaloosa Police Chief William Marable with Elvis Presley on Nov. 14, 1971 when Presley was in Tuscaloosa to perform at Memorial (now Coleman) Coliseum. Presley performed in the coliseum two other times: June 3, 1975 and August 30, 1976.
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