Tuscaloosa Public Library Dedication Program

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Title

Tuscaloosa Public Library Dedication Program

Subject

Libraries

Description

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

Source

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Date

October 28, 1979

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Document

Identifier

2297

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Text

                                            DEDICATION

Friedman Library Building
Tuscaloosa Public Library

October 28, 1979
2 p.m.
                 THE TUSCALOOSA PUBLIC BOARD
                   Thomas P. Shumaker, Chairman
                   Cliff Armstrong
                   Cleo Blackburn, Jr.
                   Miss Bethel Fite
                   Mrs. Owen Meredith, Jr.
                   Mrs. J. Troy Springer

               LIBRARIAN
                
   Mrs. Bessie Sasser

             OFFICERS- THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
               
Mrs. Ruth Waldrop, President
              David Brennan, Vice President
              Mrs. Josephine Davis, Secretary
              Roscoe Johnson, Treasurer
              Charles Trost, Past President

             COUNTY COMMISSION
                  
Hardy McCollum, Probate Judge
              Bobby Miller
              Charlie Allen
              Woodrow Boyd

             TUSCALOOSA CITY COMMISSION
                  
Rainy Collins, Mayor
              Hilliard Fletcher
              David Andres

             NORTHPORT CITY COUNCIL
               Frank Manderson, Mayor
               Jody Jobson
               Wayne Rose
               John D. Quarles, Jr.
               McCoy Hampton
               A.D. Christian, Jr.
             

                                           PROGRAM

Presiding                         Mr. T.P. Shumaker
                                     Chairman
                                     Tuscaloosa Public Library Board

Invocation                       Dr. Charles Sprayberry
                                     Superintendent of Education
                                     Tuscaloosa County Schools

Welcome                        The Honorable Hardy McCollum
                                     Judge of Probate
                                     Tuscaloosa County

Recognition of Guests      The Honorable Rainy Collins
                                     Mayor
                                     City of Tuscaloosa

Introduction of Speaker     Dr. Richard Thigpen
                                      Academic Vice President
                                     University of Alabama

Guest Speaker                 The Honorable Richard Shelby
                                      United States House of
                                      Representatives

Benediction                    The Honorable Frank Manderson
                                    Mayor
                                    City of Northport

Special Exhibit: Mrs. Betty Austin, Artist, Sponsored by the West Alabama Art Association
                         We gratefully acknowledge all gifts and assistance which the people of our community and elsewhere have given us.

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