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  • Collection: Community Organizations

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A photograph of and report on the Northport branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library when it was located in the Northport Civic Center at the intersection of U.S. Highways 82 and 43.

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Photograph and article on the opening of a branch library in Northport.

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Photograph showing the volunteers working on a branch library to be located in the Northport Community Center.

The caption states:
BRANCH LIBRARY IN NORTHPORT - Work was begun last night on a branch library of the Tuscaloosa County Library which…

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Photograph and article on the new bookmobile which the Tuscaloosa Civitan Club helped get for the Tuscaloosa Public Library.

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Photograph and description of the renovations of the bookmobile. The caption below the photograph states:

Almost like new - The Bookmobile of the Tuscaloosa County Library is being inspected following a recent overhauling and painting job. Left…

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The first book station within the Tuscaloosa city limits was opened in the community hall of Rosedale Courts. The caption under the photograph states:

New Book Station Opens at Rosedale - Resident of Rosedale Courts were on hand last night at the…

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A photograph of students at Bethel School enjoying a visit of the Tuscaloosa Public Library Bookmobile.

One out of 33 - The Bookmobile visits 33 schools in the county and 17 adult stations each month. This picture, taken at Bethel School, shows a…

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The old bookmobile serves as an annex to the main building. Mrs. Martha Williams, librarian for the blind and physically handicapped, arranges and checks out the talking books from this stationary mobile unit. There is no room in the main building…

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Mrs. Caroline Dickson, Northport Branch Librarian helps a youth check out a book at the branch library of the Tuscaloosa Public Library. The library was located on the corner of Main Avenue and 5th Street.

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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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