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Paul W. "Bear" Bryant, football coach at the University of Alabama, greets Governor Lurleen Wallace outside Denny Stadium (now Bryant-Denny Stadium) to welcome the governor to watch a Crimson Tide football scrimmage.

"Bryant was born in rural…

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The building built for the Alabama Insane Hospital, later named Bryce Hospital, was designed by psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride and architect Samuel Sloan, famed architect of the time. With three wings set in echelon formation, the hospital was an…

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Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant is carried off on the shoulders of his players after the Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Penn State in the 1979 Sugar Bowl.

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

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Diormama depicts what the Tannehill furnances looked like before they were destroyed in the Civil War.

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At one time, the plant on the banks of the Black Warrior River was the largest cast-iron pipe maker in the world. It survived the Great Depression and boomed during WWII and the Korean War. In the early 1980s, the foundry closed due to…

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The building built for the Alabama Insane Hospital, later named Bryce Hospital, was designed by psychiatrist Thomas Kirkbride and architect Samuel Sloan, famed architect of the time. With three wings set in echelon formation, the hospital was an…

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The Alston Building is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Greensboro Avenue and Sixth Street. It was completed in 1910 on the site of the old Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, which had stood there since 1845. The Alston Building was…

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6th Street looking west in the vicinity of Capitol Park.

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Alabama Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant gets a victory ride on the shoulders of guard John Hannah (73) and linebacker Jeff Blitz (25) after the Crimson Tide defeated Auburn 31-7 in the Iron Bowl at Legion Field, Birmingham in 1971.

Bryant was born in…

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Coleman Hargrove "Hog" Van de Graaff was the second son born to Circuit Judge Adrian Sebastain "Bass" Van de Graaff Sr. and Minnie Cherokee Jemison Van de Graaff.

Like his older brother, Adrian, Hargrove attended the University of Alabama and…
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