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Students Kathy Willis and Jeffrey Martin stand under the Druid High School advertisement for the last edition of the school's yearbook. The all-black school closed in 1979 and became Central High School West. Later, the building was razed to make…

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The Druid High School Dragons marching band headed west on University Boulevard. The University Club can be seen in the background.

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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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Originally built in 1830 as a girls’ school, the building was located on the southwest corner of 9th Street and 22nd Avenue. The school property was purchased in 1859 by Samuel M. Stafford, a professor at the University of Alabama, and his wife…

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An advertisement for the Tuscaloosa Female College in the 1896 Corolla, the University of Alabama yearbook.

In 1836 Baptists established the Alabama Female Atheneum which became the Tuscaloosa Female College in 1854. This building housed the…

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Hattie Crawford's fourth-grade class at Verner Elementary School is seen during a field trip to The Tuscaloosa News. Front row kneeling, left to right: unknown, Gary Parham, Morris White, Lewis Dean, Bruce Lilly and Frankie Anderson. Second row:…

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Ettecca School was five miles north of the present (2014) Northside High School at the intersection of what was then Byler Road (now U.S. 43) and Concord Road (now County Road 12) in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The school was build in 1927 on land…

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This photo from the 1945-46 school year is not a typical photo for Stafford school classes. It is believed to have been made for a student, Talla Curtis, on her birthday and was a gift to the class from her parents. On the front row: Mildred Chism,…

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This is a report card for Bruce Davis when he was in the 6th grade at Stafford School in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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This photo shows a physical education class at Tuscaloosa Junior High School, located at the corner of 10th Street (now Paul W. Bryant Drive) and Queen City Avenue. The address was 915 Queen City Avenue. Rufus Partlow is front left with Bruce Davis…
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