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Dr. Cordell Wynn was president of Stillman College for 15 years beginning in 1982 and enrollment at the predominantly black liberal arts school almost doubled to more than 1,000 students under his leadership.

A native of Eatonton, Ga., Wynn…

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The 1962 Holt High School baseball team won the 1962 Warrior Athletic Conference. Pictured are, front row from left, Danny Turner, Carl Archibald, Willis Reynolds, Jack Clary, Ray Hendrix, Jimmy McKay, Roy Johnson, Larry Carson, and Mike Hickman;…

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Dr. J. Barry Mason, born in Memphis, TN on March 24, 1941, and raised in Louisiana, was the seventh dean of The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana…

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Julia Ravenel Morris was born in 1922 in Tuscaloosa to Julian Lucille Nuzum and Charles de St. Julien Morris. she was a 1943 graduate of the University of Alabama where she was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honorary sorority and the Kappa…

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Dr. Peter Bryce was superintendent of the Alabama Insane Hospital at Tuscaloosa (later to be named Bryce Hospital) for 31 years, beginning in 1860.

Bryce was born in 1834 in Columbia, South Carolina. At the age of 17 he entered the South Carolina…

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This group called themselves "The Rockettes" for a 1960 Talent Show at Tuscaloosa High School. They danced the "Highland Fling" for the show and for the YMCA membership drive publicity. Their costumes were made by Alice Raiford, a board member of the…

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The aftermath of the March 21, 1932, tornado. A two-story school for blacks was in its path.

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The tornado's destruction of the Barnes & Norris Cotton Warehouse.

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This photo shows the aftermath of a tornado that hit Northport and Tuscaloosa County in 1932. It was taken by the 106th Observation Squadron of the Alabama National Guard and shows the Black Warrior River, the railroad trestle and Northport. The…

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The basketball team from Ettecca Junior High School won in their first Tuscaloosa County Junior High School Tournament in 1934. Members of the team are Troy Long, Dewrel Williamson, Paul Dyer, Cego Spencer, Wymon Oswalt, Dutch Dyer, Robert Kemp,…
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