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  • Collection: Community Organizations

Astra Study Club 1950 grayscale Rotated copy.jpg
The Astra Study Club was founded in 1950, sponsored by an existing club, the Talisman Study Club. A Talisman Study Club committee, consisting of Mrs. Floyd Vaughn, Mrs. W.E. Reynolds and Mrs. Joe Haralson guided the club in its early days.


The Arts and Letters Club in Tuscaloosa.

First row: Sis Partlow Pritchett, Charlotte McEachen, Sue C. Phifer, Netta J. Holley, Evelyn Bricken, Bealand Randal, Katherine Jordon and Mary Morgan.

Second row: Louise Moody, Marjorie Florhand,…

Photograph of Mrs. Elinor Arsic who was elected by the library board to fill the post previously held by Miss Barbara Davis. Mrs. Arsic has served as a field representative of the Alabama Public Library Service. She is a graduate of Huntigdon…

A photo taken at the dedication of the Friedman Library on Sunday afternoon, October 19, 1958.

The program was opened and closed by Mrs. Edwin Rosenfield, chairman of the library board. Among those who spoke were Mr. Victor Hugo Friedman, Judge…

Mary Hartman with Bookmobile Patron.jpg
Staff Member Mary Hartman aids a physically challenged patron on the bookmobile.

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Judge Hardy McCollum and other elected officials break ground on the Bobby Miller Center, 300 Bobby Miller Parkway, that includes the Brown Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library.

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For many years at the Main Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, Librarian Barbara Jordan was in charge of the Blind and Physically Handicapped Sub-Regional Library. Providing everything from books on tape to Braille Periodicals, the Library for…

Friends of the Library Bookstore 2013.jpg
With the renovation of the Tuscaloosa Public Library at 1801 Jack Warner Parkway in 1999-2000, space was added so that the Friends of the Library could operate a used bookstore. The Friends of the Library Bookstore proceeds are given to the Library …

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Librarian Jana Fine assist a patron at the local 3 on 3 basketball tournament. The Bookmobile allows the Tuscaloosa Public Library to do outreach at a variety of local events.

Big Al with Bookmobile at Read Bama Read 3-10-12.jpg
Big Al, the famous mascot of the University of Alabama had a fun time with the Tuscaloosa Public Library's Bookmobile at a Read Bama Read Event.
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