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Chamber of Commerce Trip to Huntsville361.jpg
The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama members preparing to depart on a trip to the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Tuscaloosa Chamber NASA Group484.jpg
Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice-President Cliff Davenport, Returning Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Walter Wilson, Congressman Carl Elliott, Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Government Research, NASA Administrator James E. Webb,…

Chief Tuskaloosa Statue.jpg
The Chief Tuskaloosa statue at the Main Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library was created by Willie Logan and given to the library by the McAbee family in 2000.

Clifford in the 2010 Christmas Parade.jpg
In 2010 with the theme of "A Crimson Christmas", the staff including future library director Rick Freemon marched in the West Alabama Christmas Parade with the largest Clifford Tuscaloosa had ever seen. Made in the fashion of a Chinese Dragon…

Y constitution.jpg
The Tuscaloosa YMCA was first organized in the 1870's but didn't have a continuous existence although it was revived in 1886 and again in the 1890's.

The cover page of the constitution printed in 1871 is shown above. The document includes this…

Y construction.jpg
The YMCA Central Building was constructed in 1958 by the Daniel Construction Company. The architects were Wilmot C. Douglas and Carl M. Mosely, Jr., Architects Associated.

The building fronted on 10th Avenue (now Paul Bryant Drive) on property…

Cosplay 2015 Staff with Don Teems.jpg
In 2013 Reference Librarians Kellie Alldridge and LaToya Hudson brought a new event to the Tuscaloosa Public Library. Cosplay was a costume-based-event that had its' origins in Japanese Anime. Cosplay lasted from 2013-2016 and attracted hundreds of…

Library Report 2-21-44.jpg
The 1943 annual report of the Tuscaloosa County Library including the hiring of a new librarian.

Library Renovation Open House Dave Rodgers at Lecturn.jpg
Library Board Member Dave Rodgers speaks during the Open House held to celebrate the 1999-2000 Tuscaloosa Public Library renovation.

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The new Central YMCA Building on 10th street was formally opened and dedicated on Sunday, April 5, 1959 at 3 PM.

In addition to the program of dedication the brochure included the YMCA officers, staff, committees and mission statement:

The…
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