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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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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,…

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A display for Child Safety Week was downtown at Greensboro Avenue and Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the old flagpole, once a landmark at the intersection. The event was sponsored by WJRD Radio. The photo features prominent local sponsors…

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Thomas McAlpine "Tom" Ozment, a second generation owner, repairs a mimeograph machine in Fincher and Ozment Jewelers.

Fincher and Ozment Jewelers opened in 1904 on 6th Street in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Dr. Thomas Jefferson Ozment (1838-1916), a…

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A copy of The Catalogue of the Officers and Students of University High School for the Academic Year ending June 2, 1890, Tuskaloosa, Alabama. The University High School was founded in October, 1877, in Tuscaloosa by Professor William H. Verner. It…

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This is a handwritten will of Dr. Peter Bryce, the first superintendent of Bryce Hospital and a pioneer in mental health care.

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Ladie Fonville Penick and Clifton Hewitt Penick are shown on their wedding day in front of the old Capitol in Tuscaloosa.

Penick was a lawyer and counsel for the board of trustees at the University of Alabama and part of the transaction of UA to…

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The Cedarwood House was built in 1818 by Joseph Blodgett Stickney. This house represents a typical Alabama house of the early nineteenth century with steeply pitched gable roof additions and flanking vernacular Greek Revival wings of New England…

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On March 1, 1901, the Rosenau Hosiery Mill was established in south Tuscaloosa. The area became known as “Socktown.” It employed 200 men and women in the production of hose and socks. At the time, the hosiery mill was the only factory in Tuscaloosa…
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