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Frank Bruce was a legendary radio broadcaster in addition to being a prominent attorney in the city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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This photograph shows the First Presbyterian Church in 1937. This building is still in use with additions and renovations over the years.

The First Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa was founded by 16 Presbyterians who left Pendleton, SC, to…

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A postcard of the First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa which appears to have been given (but not posted) as a New Year's greeting in 1919 by Mrs. Snow, The poem on the card reads:
A bright New Year and a sunny track
Along an upward way,
And a…

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A certificate of appreciation from Governor George Wallace to long time Fayette County, Alabama Game Warden Captain Rufus Dodd Jr. for his 35 years of service to the State of Alabama as an officer with the Department of Conservation and Natural…

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Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Gordo was founded in 1843. The first church was a log building with a dirt floor and seats made of split logs and was heated by an eight-foot wide fireplace behind the pulpit and lit by oil lamps. The church had very…

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The centuries-old oak tree graced the lawn of the Gorgas House on the university of Alabama campus until a windstorm took it down in the summer of 1982.

It had been one of the oldest landmarks on the campus of the university. The tree was named…

According to this database: Ancestry.com. Alabama, WWII Military Dead and Wounded, 1944-1946, Pfc. Thomas E. Aultman died on August 2, 1944 while in the service of his country. A photo of Pfc. Aultman's grave can be seen…

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Friends of the Library President Celeste Burnum presents a check for $5,000 to Jim Price, director of the Tuscaloosa Public Library. The donation is earmarked for the purchase of books and other materials.

The Friends of the Library hold book…

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The photograph provides an aerial view of the card catalog at the Tuscaloosa Public Library. The card catalog included information on all library materials owned by the library including authors, titles, subjects, dates, locations, etc.

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An article in the Tuscaloosa News, February 12, 1980, announcing the retirement of Bessie Sasser as director of the Tuscaloosa Public Library. Additional information is provided concerning financial support of the library system.
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