Community Organizations


Community Organizations


This collection includes local organizations such at the Chamber of Commerce, the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) and the Tuscaloosa Public Library.

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Collection Items

Alabama Industry Days, 1950
Industry Exhibits in Alabama Industry Days held June 15, 16, and 17, 1950. The document lists exhibits of local companies participating in the event along with representatives from each company. Representing The Tuscaloosa News was Publisher Buford…

Alabama Industry Days Information Booth, 1950
Florence Cataldo- Alabama States Employment Service, P.B. Raiford - Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and Helen Ross- Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce

Alabama Industry Days, 1951
Harry Wright and Fred Hassell at the Alabama Industry Days

Alabama Industry Days, 1951
The Tuscaloosa News at the Alabama Industry Days.

Arts and Letters Club, 1950
The Arts and Letters Club in Tuscaloosa.

First row: Sis Partlow Pritchett, Charlotte McEachen, Sue C. Phifer, Netta J. Holley, Evelyn Bricken, Bealand Randal, Katherine Jordon and Mary Morgan.

Second row: Louise Moody, Marjorie Florhand,…

The Astra Study Club, 1950
The Astra Study Club was founded in 1950, sponsored by an existing club, the Talisman Study Club. A Talisman Study Club committee, consisting of Mrs. Floyd Vaughn, Mrs. W.E. Reynolds and Mrs. Joe Haralson guided the club in its early days.


Awards Presentation, Chamber of Commerce, circa 1950s
An awards presentation. Second from right is Joe Duckworth, right is Charlie Thomas. Third from left on the back row is Byron Morris, second from right on the back row is Hayes Tucker.

The board in back reads "A New Hotel for Tuscaloosa"…

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, Officers, 1964
Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice-President Cliff Davenport, Returning Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Walter Wilson, Congressman Carl Elliott, Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Government Research, NASA Administrator James E. Webb,…

Alabama Chamber of Commerce Meeting, 1964
Forum Session of the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce Executive Association held in Decatur. Subject of the forum was "How to Communicate with -- and Motivate Your Membership".

L to R Harold Lanbschen, Gadsden Chamber of Commerce…

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama trip to the Marshall Space and Rocket Center, 1962
The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama members preparing to depart on a trip to the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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