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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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This American Legion Junior Baseball Team was sponsored by Tucker Motor Company in 1949.

In front is batboy Bobby Hanna.

Frist row from left: Cecil Ingram, Jimmy Walker, Tommy Belk, Buford Hamner, Neely Foster, Don Price and Steve…

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Claude Smith, Barton Delbridge and Willard Christian touched up the body of this 1952 Oldsmobile in a two-toned paint job that would have cost $200 at the time. The car was to be auctioned by the Goodfellows.

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The Tuscaloosa Cotton Seed Oil Company building sits by the railroad in Tuscaloosa.

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This railroad scene shows Tuscaloosa Cotton Seed Oil Company with the tall smokestack behind the light-colored building. Other business are unidentified and the date is unknown.

De Soto in Pageant.jpg
Hernando De Soto and his troops are portrayed in a pageant celebrating the centennial of Tuscaloosa on May 31, 1916.

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The Tuscaloosa High School Black Bears Club donated the lights for Denny Stadium (now Bryant-Denny Stadium) in 1948 so the school football team could play their night games there. Archivists at the Paul W. Bryant Museum said their best guess is that…
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