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  • Collection: Northport - People and Places

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Christopher Thomas and his wife Louella Shockley Thomas stand outside their home on Fourth Street in Northport. The mynah bird they kept in the cage on the porch talked to passers-by.

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Dick Hagler, Northport's first motorcycle policeman.

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The Spencer and Evans Store was located at 412 Main Avenue in Northport. (L to R) Ford Spencer, John Powell Williams, Archie Evans and Kenneth Evans.

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The Orange Crush Bottling Company was located on 10th Street in Northport.

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A photograph of Mrs. Christian at 102. She was born in the Lock 17 area of northern Tuscaloosa County. She married Winton Overton Christian on October 23, 1878 and had 9 children.

Additional information can be found in the Tuscaloosa News, March…

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Simpson's Store and Bell Drug Company located in the old Christian Brothers store at the corner of Fifth Street and Main Avenue in Northport.

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The Catalina Motel, now known as the Best Western Catalina Inn, is located at 2015 McFarland Boulevard, west of the Highway 69 intersection in Northport.

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Right is G.W. Christian, Sr., to the left is G.W. Christian, II and in the middle is Tom Christian.

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Dr. Bell's Drugstore was located at the corner of Fifth Street and Main Avenue in Northport, just south of White Brothers General Merchandise Store. A Mr. Barnes (first name unknown) is on the left and Vasa Adams is on the right.

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Main Avenue in Northport is covered with snow. Standing in the street are (left) Gordon Darden who sold insurance in Northport and (right) Hamner Patton, who was associated with Oakridge Dairy. The man in the middle is unknown.
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