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On December 22, 1940, the USS Tuscaloosa embarked from the Naval Operating Base at Norfolk, VA carrying Admiral William D. Leahy (1875-1959), the newly designated Ambassador to France, and his wife Louise, for passage to Lisbon, Portugal and thence…

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Cadets from the British Royal Air Force march to their Army training planes at Hargrove Van de Graaff Airport June 10, 1941, as they prepare to begin their instruction by pilots of the Alabama Institute of Aeronautics. As the first contingent of…

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This 2-story house is in the shape of a cross with 3 entrances and 3 porches. Originally the house was facing west with an avenue of Oak trees leading to it from Queen City Avenue. The house was probably built by William Miller in the late 1850's.…

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Photographs of the historic marker at the cemetery as well as some grave markers. The Old Bethany Cemetery is located south of Aliceville in Pickens County in the area known as Vienna. It is next to the Old Bethany Primitive Baptist Church which is…

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This photo of Dr. Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins was taken at the induction of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame in 2016.  Wiggins, the University of Alabama, Department of History’s pioneering first female professor, earned her…

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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.

The…

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Eugene Bailey, judge of the inferior court of Tuscaloosa, sits between D.O. McClusky, (left) longtime administrator of Druid City Hospital, and A.K. "Temo" Callahan, who practiced law in Tuscaloosa for 72 years and served five terms in the Alabama…

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Shown in the photo on the front row: Harold Drew, Frank W. Thomas, Paul Burnum, and J.B. Whitworth. On the back row are assistants John Cain, Carney Laslie, Joe Sharpe and Bob Clark.

Coach Frank W. Thomas received his football training under Knute…

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The 1934 edition of the University of Alabama Corolla was dedicated to Henry Gorman "Hank" Crisp. Crisp was born in Crisp, North Carolina, on Dec. 10, 1896. He was coach in several sports at the University of Alabama beginning in 1921 and became…

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Hill's Food Store was originally located on Sixth Street, but moved to Ninth Street and 22nd Avenue where Region's Bank is now located after 1951.

Marjorie Earnest is pictured on the left. Others are unidentified.
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