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  • Collection: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

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This is a photograph of the Alabama Union Building located on the corner of University Boulevard and Colonial Drive on the University of Alabama campus. Constructed in 1929 and occupied in 1930, it served as the student union for more than 40 years.…

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This is a photograph of the Alabama Union Building located on the corner of University Boulevard and Colonial Drive on the University of Alabama campus. Constructed in 1929 and occupied in 1930, it served as the student union for more than 40 years.…

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1892 University of Alabama Championship Baseball Team: Top row: William Brockman Bankhead, Shelby Sidney Fletcher (manager), Jack Abbott; Middle row: George Herbert Kyser, James Pinkney Powers, Darby H. Brown; bottom row: Hugh Morrow, Samuel…

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This 1970s photo shows a meeting of the Tuscaloosa Chapter of the University of Alabama Alumni Association. From left to right are Cathy Randall, Hal Kirby, James Mills, Paul Ray and Martha McCurley.

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Alva Woods (1794-1887), a Baptist minister, became the first president of the University of Alabama in 1831. Woods was also instrumental in the founding of the Tuscaloosa Female College.

During his presidency at the University of Alabama, Woods…

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Barnard Hall, built in 1889, was the "physical laboratory." It held astronomy and engineering departments in the two-story section with a gymnasium in the one-story section. It was named after Frederick A. P. Barnard, professor and scientist who…

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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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Paul "Bear" Bryant coached his last football game in the 1982 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennesse where his Alabama team beat Illinois 21-15.

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

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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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A young Paul "Bear" Bryant (front, third from left) boards the train for the Rose Bowl in 1934 with (front row from the left) Charlie Stapp, Roy White, Bryant, James Nisbet and Rudy Rhordanz. Second row: Jimmy Walker and "Tarzan" White. Back Row:…
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