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The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826 until 1847. The stone foundation of the capitol was laid in 1827 and work was completed in the late fall of 1829.

After the seat of government was moved to Montgomery in 1847, the…

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Photographs of a chemistry classroom and the library.

The Alabama Central Female College was housed in the old state capitol building on grounds owned by the University of Alabama. The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826…

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A photographs of music and piano classes at the Alabama Central Female College.

The Alabama Central Female College was housed in the old state capitol building on grounds owned by the University of Alabama. The Alabama State Capitol was located…

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The Barbee School, which taught from first to seventh grade, was located near Samantha in northern Tuscaloosa County from about 1907 to the early 1940s. After students completed the seventh grade, they were awarded diplomas and encouraged to continue…

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The old Barnett School, August, 1916, was on Barger Road in Tuscaloosa County. It burned around 2006. On the site in 2016 is the Gospel Tabernacle.

The director of the school was Jesse Lee Howell (left); he also taught music. He eventually…

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Central College Graduation program including a list of graduates:
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Mary Frances Yerby
Mallie Norma Williams
Zoe Alva Jones
Maggie Julia Snead
Myrtle Inez Rabb
Mattie Josie Smith
Macie Mae Robertson
Carrie Robertson
Emma Estelle…

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Piano Recital Program from Central College. Miss Alva Jenkins assisted by Miss Saidee Bevil (voice).

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A receipt for Mr. C.R. Hamner from the Central Southern College For Young Women.

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Clara L. Verner dedicated her life to teaching and community work.

Beginning in 1901, she taught in the Tuscaloosa public schools for 51 years. She was principal of Tuscaloosa High School for 27 of those years and spent 7 years as director of…

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This class from West End School in Tuscaloosa may have been Mrs. Strickland's first-grade class in 1938-39. Identified on the back row are: second from left, Claude "Buddy" Taylor III; fourth from left is Charles Powell; fifth from the left is Robert…
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