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  • Collection: Sports and Recreation

dad's football pic #3.jpg
The football team from Tuscaloosa County Training School in front of the school building. The Training School was for black students. It was located on the north side of Rice Mine Road in Northport (AL). Members of the team: (l - r, first row) Bub…

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The 1926 Tuscaloosa High School Black Bears became national champions when they played Senns High School from Chicago for the Silver Football Trophy.

On the team, Row 1: Claude Taylor, Sam Coley, Joe Craig, Bruce McEachin, M.L. Ward, Luther…

Tuscaloosa High.jpg
The chart shows Tuscaloosa High School Football personnel and teams from 1925 to 1929 with coach Paul Burnum.

Burnum led the Black Bears to an undefeated record, five state championships and four national championship during his five-year…

Tusc Hi.jpg
Shown in this 1941 photo of the Tuscaloosa High School football team are:

Row 1: E.B. Wilson, Vic Spradley, Gene Pearson, Jack Kirkly, Melvin Hardin, Raphael Blackburn, Frank "Pedro" Cummings, Billy Henderson.

Row 2: M.D. Malone, Murray Bock,…

Bill Burton.jpg
Bill Burton was the golf pro at the Tuscaloosa Country Club from 1942-1976. Burton instructed such golfers as Jack Maness, Dick Pride, Jackie Cummings and Bob Hemphill. In 1966, he was honored as the Professional of the Year by the Alabama Golf…

shooting gallery 001.jpg
According to information on the back of the photo, probably written by Fred Maxwell, this shooting gallery was located on 7th Street between 23rd Avenue and Greensboro Avenue. The gallery was owned by W.J. (Bill) Townsend, shown on the left, and…


Babes 001.jpg
Jake Duren coached the Northport Babes for three seasons beginning in 1949, teaching the fundaments of the game, providing uniforms and transportation to games. He tagged each play with a special nickname such as Carrot Top, Hoss, Radio, Taxi Cab,…

Northport Bulldogs Softball team 001.jpg
This photograph was taken around Aug. 14, 1948, at the Salvation Army Softball Field and was published in the Salvation Army War Cry publication.

Front row left to right are Wick Patton, Jimmy Patton, Frank Christian, John Bell, Harold…

Sokols Mud Pullets (1946-49)
1st row: Elizabeth Beatty, Betty Frazier, Jean Evans, Annette Rushing Mills, Frances Anderson, "Pete" Watkins Nelson Walker, Gladys Romaine, Burma Ray Moore Benefield, Dottie Sue Rushing Sellers.
2nd row: Coach Woodrow…

Legion Wrestling Card.jpg
An admittance ticket for Legion Wrestling held at the National Guard Armory.
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