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  • Collection: Government - Buildings, People and Services

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Drawing of the Alabama State Capitol building that was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826-1845. Originally in Cahaba, the capitol was moved to Tuscaloosa because of flooding in Cahaba. The Capitol Building was designed by William Nichols, Alabama State…

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The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

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A detail of the image of stone masons work on the 22nd Avenue entrance to the U.S. Post Office lobby.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning…

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The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

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This is the old Tuscaloosa County Courthouse which was located on the northwest corner of Seventh Street and Lurleen Wallace Blvd. at the site of the current county courthouse.

E. Spinks of Birmingham prepared the plans for the courthouse and…

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The Tuscaloosa City Hall and market complex was constructed in 1889 and demolished in 1936. It was located on the corner of 6th Street and Greensboro Avenue at the present location of the Bama Theatre. The lower floors of the building housed a meat…

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John Charles Pearson is at left on dais with Mayor Luther Davis and Commissioner D.O. Parker. Seated at left is Alsey C. Parker, city engineer and next to him is H.M. McLeod, city clerk. Standing at left is W.E. Reed, water department superintendent.…

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Governor Lurleen Wallace made a campus visit to the University of Alabama on Governor's Day in 1967.

Lurleen Burns Wallace, was Governor of Alabama from 1967 until her death from cancer in 1968. She was the 46th Governor of the State of Alabama…

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This is the old Tuscaloosa County Jail, which was located on the northwest corner of Seventh Street and Lurleen Wallace Blvd. on what is now the parking lot for the current county courthouse. The previous Tuscaloosa County Courthouse is visible in…

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Judge Elbert Boozer stands on a replica of the state capitol that he hauled around the state on a trailer to use as a backdrop for his speeches in the primary campaign for governor in 1946. He lost the election to James E. Folsom., Sr.


He was…
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