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The plaque for the historic Rosenwald School stands in front of the school building at 120 Jim Locke Road in Pickensville, Ala.

The plaque reads:

The school was erected in 1925 and sits on three acres donated by two community citizens, Nunnie…

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Old Center Church sits on New Watermelon Road in Tuscaloosa. Families that lived in the area help build the church in the late 1800s. Most of these families were members. The Christian, Robertson, Bedford and Dockery families were members and their…

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The Glenn School was a one-room schoolhouse in Glenn, a settlement in Samantha in Tuscaloosa County, AL. The school was probably named for the post office in 1899. (Mary E. Cain became the postmaster of the Glenn Post Office on June 29, 1897).

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The Lurleen Burns Wallace Chapel at Partlow State School and Hospital was dedicated on Sunday, September 27, 1970, at 10 a.m. Co-chairmen were Paul W. Bryant and Ralph Jordan.The program was led by the chairman of the building committee, Frank M.…

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The Bailey Tabernacle CME Church was founded in 1870 when the last 45 Black members of the Tuscaloosa First Methodist Church formed their own church. The original building was designed by Wallace A. Rayfield, a black architect. It was named for…

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The Brown Memorial Church was founded in December 1880 as the Salem Presbyterian Church. The Black members of the First Presbyterian Church of Tuscaloosa wanted to have their own church and were assisted in this effort by Dr. Charles A. Stillman,…

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Eugene Bailey, judge of the inferior court of Tuscaloosa, sits between D.O. McClusky, (left) longtime administrator of Druid City Hospital, and A.K. "Temo" Callahan, who practiced law in Tuscaloosa for 72 years and served five terms in the Alabama…

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Shown in the photo on the front row: Harold Drew, Frank W. Thomas, Paul Burnum, and J.B. Whitworth. On the back row are assistants John Cain, Carney Laslie, Joe Sharpe and Bob Clark.

Coach Frank W. Thomas received his football training under Knute…

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The 1934 edition of the University of Alabama Corolla was dedicated to Henry Gorman "Hank" Crisp. Crisp was born in Crisp, North Carolina, on Dec. 10, 1896. He was coach in several sports at the University of Alabama beginning in 1921 and became…

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The 1948 yearbook staff work at Pickens County High School in Reform, Ala. The students standing from the left are Rubye Kate Ashcraft, Luvenia Tiller, Minnie Swindal, Billy Holliman, Doris Nell Alexander, Daisy Faye Simpson, Will Earl Bouchillion…
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