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The Bus Station and Café was located on the north side of U.S. Highway 82 just east of the intersection of Alabama Highway 17 in Reform. The building just to the left in the photo was a service station. At that time there were service stations on…

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Eugent Truman Ozment, founder of Fincher and Ozment Jewelers, left, stands with his son Tom Ozment (right) and grandson, Tommy Ozment.

Fincher and Ozment Jewelers opened in 1904 on 6th Street in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Dr. Thomas Jefferson Ozment…

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On the left is William H. Fincher; behind the case is Eugene Truman Ozment. Both men are founders of Fincher and Ozment Jewelers. The two men on the right are unidentified.

Fincher and Ozment Jewelers opened in 1904 on 6th Street in downtown…

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Verner Military Institute was founded in October, 1877, in Tuscaloosa as University High School by Professor William H. Verner. It was designed to be a preparatory school for youths for the State University.

Its exercises were conducted in various…

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Charles Henry Land, longtime publisher of The Tuscaloosa News, was born in 1932 in Memphis, Tenn., but grew up in Tuscaloosa where he attended local public schools and the University of Alabama. He spent three years in the U.S. Army.

Land spent…

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This is the only known photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. in Tuscaloosa, taken by Photographer Edward Jenkins as King spoke on March 9, 1964, at First African Baptist Church . King was born on January 15, 1929 and was assassinated in Memphis, TN.,…

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This booklet about the Verner Military Institute was prepared to describe the institute and its course of studies as well as to serve as a souvenir.Verner Military Institute was founded in October, 1877, as University High School by Professor William…

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The Hugh R. Thomas Bridge is a six-lane girder bridge that spans the Black Warrior River between Tuscaloosa and Northport. The bridge is part of both U.S. Route 43 and Alabama State Route 69. By the mid-1960s the old drawbridge that was built in 1922…

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The Rosenau Hosiery Mills were built in Tuscaloosa around 1901. The advertisement tolls the concept of having girls and teenage boys help support families by working in the factory.

Rosenau Hosiery Mill employed 200 people in the early 1900s in…

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An article written about the history of the Weaver Branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library published at the time of the rededication service for the branch.
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