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  • Collection: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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Built around 1835, Franklin Hall was a dormitory at the University of Alabama that was burned in 1865 when Union Troops came through Tuscaloosa. The site of Franklin Hall was shaped into a mound and has been used for tapping during honor ceremonies.…

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The Lyceum, built in 1831, was one of the original buildings at the University of Alabama that was burned during the Civil War. The building was designed by English-born architect William Nichols.

The Old Quad was rectangular and designed along a…

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The Rotunda of the University of Alabama, designed by William Nichols, was completed in 1831. Seventy feet in diameter and seventy feet in height, the structure formed the nucleus of the original campus.

Modeled after the rotunda at the…

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Comedian Bob Hope, a good friend of Coach Bear Bryant, taped a television special at Memorial Coliseum. Accompanying them is former Alabama quarterback Joe Namath.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He…

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Coach Bear Bryant and former Alabama quarterback Joe Namath during a Bob Hope Television Special at Memorial Coliseum.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship…

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Coaches Bear Bryant of the University of Alabama and Lou Holtz of the University of Arkansas talk before the 1980 Sugar Bowl. Alabama would go on to beat Arkansas ending an undefeated season and claiming the 1979 National Championship.

Bryant was…

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Coaches Bear Bryant and Mal Moore on the sideline of an Alabama football game.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship team and earned a scholarship to join the…

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Coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant without his trademark houndstooth hat.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship team and earned a scholarship to join the Crimson Tide.…

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Coach Bryant observing from the goal post before an Alabama football game. Attached to Coach Bryant's belt is his University of Alabama ID tag.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas…

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An unhappy Coach Bryant stalks the sideline on a rainy night.

Bryant was born in rural Arkansas in 1913 and helped work the family farm. He played on an Arkansas high school championship team and earned a scholarship to join the Crimson Tide.…
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