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University of Alabama officers of 1831-1901

During the years leading to the turn of the century, the University of Alabama attracted consultants, students, instructors and tutors interested in the coal,…

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Woods Hall at the University of Alabama is still standing because of an alert student on October 6, 1931 which could have ended in tragedy

Following the destruction of the University of Alabama campus during the American Civil War, a new Quad emerged in the late 19th and early 20th…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

[1926 film and vintage pics] Many people say this California/ University of Alabama football game changed the south forever

The game that inspired the University of Alabama fight song, "Yea Alabama," was also Alabama's first national championship. The 1926 Rose Bowl Game held on…

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PATRON + The 1937 University of Alabama football team [see films] had some controversial calls according to this article

Controversial calls reveal difficulties before instant replay in football Transcribed from The Tuscaloosa News -November 16, 1937 We look upon the Crimson Tide with…

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Are you searching for family members who were in central Alabama prior to 1901? This is a good resource

The University of the State of Alabama was opened on April 18, 1831, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the state's capital at the time, and many…

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PATRON + Historic letter validates & describes the University of Alabama Cadet Corps participation in the Civil War

UNIVERSITY CADET CORPS (transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 05, No. 01, Spring Issue 1943) (In June, 1903, correspondence was conducted between Mr.…

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PATRON + The University of Alabama was burned a week before the end of the War Between the States – [see story, pics, and PODCAST]

Southern Cadets in Action (This letter has been transcribed from The Century 1890 – Volume 39 – Harvard College Magazine Monthly) In his sketch…

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PATRON + Would you travel 1000 miles on horseback to attend the University of Alabama? This 14-year-old boy did

JOHN MURRAY FORBES'S HORSEBACK TRIP TO ALABAMA IN 1831. By Thomas Semmes Forbes, Birmingham Originally written ca 1904 (Transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama…