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Elizabeth Bradt at the WB grand opening.jpg
In October 2010 the Weaver-Bolden Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library moved to a new building at 2522 Lanier Avenue in part due to a Hope VI grant. The new location was double the size of the old location.

Here are photos from the Grand…

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A photograph showing the interior of the new Weaver Branch of Friedman Library and an article describing the dedication of the branch.

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The new branch of the library built on 18th Street between 29th and 30th avenues was inspected and accepted by the City of Tuscaloosa. The commissioners also okayed $5641.67 for furnishings which would be purchased from four local firms, at prices…

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A photo of the Weaver Branch Library with a mother and two children leaving the library.

By late 1959, the idea of building a new segregated branch libray for African American patrons was being regarded as the best way to provide library service…

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A photograph and article about the establishment of a library in Vance, Alabama.

Friedman Library Inside Picture Tuscaloosa News 12 Nov 1970.jpg
This photo published in the Tuscaloosa News, November 12, 1970, shows the reference area of the library when it was housed in Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion. In 1955, the house then owned by the Burchfields was purchased by the YMCA for $70,000. In a…

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This photo shows the Tuscaloosa Public Library when it was located in the house now known as the Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion. In 1955, the house then owned by the Burchfields was purchased by the YMCA for $70,000. In a prearranged agreement, it…

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Photograph of the Tuscaloosa Public Library building at 1801 River Road (now Jack Warner Parkway) under construction in 1979.

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Library Staff Members John and Jacki along with a special friend at the Circulation Desk

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The invitation for the reception held for guests and donors connected to the 1999-2000 renovation of the Tuscaloosa Public Library, 1801 Jack Warner Parkway.
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