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  • Collection: Government - Buildings, People, and Services

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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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This aerial view is of the construction of the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse located on the northwest corner of Seventh Street and Lurleen Wallace Blvd. The old jail is still visible upper right of the courthouse, before its demolition.

The…

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Lurleen Burns Wallace at age two when a photographer stopped at her home with his billy goat and wagon to make her picture. The Burns were living in Tuscaloosa at that time.

Lurleen Burns Wallace, was Governor of Alabama from 1967 until her death…

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This is the old Tuscaloosa County Courthouse and Jail, 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…

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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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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.

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

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The fire department was located on 7th Street between 23rd Avenue and 24th Avenue facing north. The building was constructed by Judge Henry B. Foster around 1916. The city rented the building from Judge Foster.

The fire department had 12 career…
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