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An advertisement for the Alston-Raiford Furniture Company found in the 1910 Corolla, the University of Alabama's yearbook.

The furniture store was located in the McCalla-Wyman Building on Broad Street, now known as University Boulevard.

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An admittance ticket for Legion Wrestling held at the National Guard Armory.

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Advertisement for Barnes found in the 1920 Corolla, the University of Alabama yearbook. Barnes claims to be "the originator of milkshakes" and the exclusive seller of "okras".


The Corolla, v. 27, 1920

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Advertisement for the Belvedere and Diamond Theatres found in the 1919 Corolla, the University of Alabama yearbook. "High Class Motion Pictures, Programs changed each day."

The Corolla, v. 26, 1919

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Organized ca. 1870 near the banks of the Black Warrior River, "The Grove" was the first Baptist church begun by African Americans in Tuscaloosa's Big Bend community. Former slaves comprised the original congregation. Early services were held in the…

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These items belonged to the late Ola Belle Mullenix Smith who graduated from the Bryce Hospital School of Nursing in 1940 after three years of study at the institution. Smith spent most of her nursing career as a nurse at Bryce Hospital, retiring in…

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Built in 1844 for John Glascock from Virginia, the home is of French Gothic design with distinctive Gothic windows. Glascock was a leading merchant and citizen of Tuscaloosa prior to the Civil War. Six bracketed posts of wood support the roof of the…

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This house was built about 1840 by William Henry Jemison, the younger brother of Senator Robert Jemison. It is also called the Jemison-Brandon-Waugh House.

This was the first house in Tuscaloosa which departed from the prevalent "Greek Revival"…

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This house, part of a home built circa 1826 by one of Tuscaloosa's first doctors and a Methodist minister, was purchased by the late Dr. John Gallalee, longtime University faculty member and president of the University of Alabama in 1940. The 1820's…

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This Federal style home with its red brick exterior was built by Judge J.J. Ormond in 1835 with bricks shipped from England. The small portico has Ionic columns rising to the second floor, Earlier a balustrade outlined the roof top of the front porch…

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