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  • Collection: Community Organizations

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This group called themselves "The Rockettes" for a 1960 Talent Show at Tuscaloosa High School. They danced the "Highland Fling" for the show and for the YMCA membership drive publicity. Their costumes were made by Alice Raiford, a board member of the…

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Forum Session of the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce Executive Association held in Decatur. Subject of the forum was "How to Communicate with -- and Motivate Your Membership".

L to R Harold Lanbschen, Gadsden Chamber of Commerce…

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Florence Cataldo- Alabama States Employment Service, P.B. Raiford - Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and Helen Ross- Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce

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Industry Exhibits in Alabama Industry Days held June 15, 16, and 17, 1950. The document lists exhibits of local companies participating in the event along with representatives from each company. Representing The Tuscaloosa News was Publisher Buford…

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The Tuscaloosa News at the Alabama Industry Days.

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Harry Wright and Fred Hassell at the Alabama Industry Days

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An awards presentation. Second from right is Joe Duckworth, right is Charlie Thomas. Third from left on the back row is Byron Morris, second from right on the back row is Hayes Tucker.

The board in back reads "A New Hotel for Tuscaloosa"…

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A photograph of Barbara Jordan with the audio equipment necessary to listen to the "talking books" supplied by the Library of Congress to libraries throughout the United States.

The Tuscaloosa Public Library, a Subregional Library for the Blind…

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In 1960 the funds necessary to construct a new facility for the Barnes Branch were available. In January, 1961 the branch moved into its new building that was completely paid for at that time. The Warner Foundation gave $42,000 towards the cost of…

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This photograph is of the Masonic Building, corner of 32nd Avenue and 18th Street in Tuscaloosa. The first floor of the Masonic building was leased for $50 per month from July 1, 1954 to June 30, 1955, for the Benjamin Barnes Branch of the YMCA to…
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