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Aliceville is the largest city in Pickens County, Alabama. It was home to a World War II German prisoner of war camp, which is now the focus of the Aliceville Museum.

Located in the southern part of the county, Aliceville is named for Alyce…

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Denny Chimes, on the Quad at the University of Alabama, was built in 1929 to honor longtime University of Alabama President George H. Denny, who served as the president from 1911-1936 and then briefly in 1942.

Money was raised by students to build…

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The old Barnett School, August, 1916, was on Barger Road in Tuscaloosa County. It burned around 2006. On the site in 2016 is the Gospel Tabernacle.

The director of the school was Jesse Lee Howell (left); he also taught music. He eventually…

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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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Tokens for O'Rourke Bros Merchant Tailors were good for $2.50 on a suit or overcoat. Owners were Val and Henry O'Rourke. The company was located at 2312 7th Street in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Their phone number was 903.

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The historic Phoenix Hotel in Carrollton, Alabama, showed the ravages of time as it faced demolition in 1966.

The hotel was built in 1841 and was demolished to make room for a new county activities building. Probate Judge Robert H. Kirksey said…

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The building was built in 1914 by Gordo's first town council to house Mayor Benjamin Garrison's office, city courtroom and jail. It was used as city hall and jail until 1949. Records show it to be the oldest remaining brick structure in Gordo. It was…

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This diner was located in the Greyhound Bus Station at 2031 Broad Street (now University Blvd.) in downtown Tuscaloosa. Working at the diner are Elsie Snipes, Audrey Beetle, manager, and Vera Mitchell. The diner provided food cooked on site, and…

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The program from the dedication of the Friedman Library Building, Tuscaloosa Public Library, 1801 River Road (now Jack Warner Parkway).

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Pvt. Welch Bounds was killed on July 21, 1918, while serving with the 266th Infantry in France.A photo of Pvt. Bounds' grave can be found at this site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=129797621&ref=acom.
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