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  • Collection: Sports and Recreation

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…

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Photo shows the starting offense for the Gorgas High School Generals football team in 1947. It was the first football team for the school located in the Samantha area of Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) that opened in 1918. The school was closed in 1959 when…

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

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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…

Post 34.tif
This 1967 American Legion Post 34 baseball team was the only team to win the national championship from Alabama. The previous year, they were second. Mike Innes, who is in the photo, played baseball at the University of Alabama and in the minor…

Queen City Pool011.jpg
A photograph of Queen City Swimming Pool. The pool and bath house were designed by Don Buel Schuyler, an apprentice to architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and were constructed as a WPA project during the Great Depression.

The pool was used from 1943…

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Four features of the Queen City Pool in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which was dedicated in 1943, and two historical markers by the Alabama Historical Association are featured in this sketch.

According to one marker: In 1926, the city of Tuscaloosa…

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Queen City Pool366.jpg
This is a program for the the dedication of the Queen City Park Swimming Pool on May 18, 1943. The program contains a page in memory of David Warner, history of Queen City Park and information about the dedication ceremonies. The pool and bath house…

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A photograph of Queen City Swimming Pool. The pool and bath house were designed by Don Buel Schuyler, an apprentice to architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and were constructed as a WPA project during the Great Depression.

The pool was used from…
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