Category Archives: Corolla

"…and walk through a door that leads to opportunity for others.”

“There will come a day in your life when you must act for others–your family, perhaps your community–and you must be ready. What you have done to reach this milestone today is part of that preparation. So take from all … Continue reading

100 Years, A Million Dollars, 1000 Strong and a Few Cool Photos!

        HAPPY 100TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA’S MILLION DOLLAR BAND! The Million Dollar Band will be joined on the field tomorrow, September 22, 2012 by Million Dollar Band alums during the halftime show, making the … Continue reading

1968: The Year that Changed the World

Exhibit poster for 1968: The Year that Changed the World – inspired by Thomas Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) A new exhibit from the collections of the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library is now available — 1968: The Year … Continue reading

An Unlikely Antihero: Bernie Madoff at the Capstone

Bernard Madoff, yearbook picture, 1957 Corolla An article appeared in the New York Times last week by Allen Salkin, entitled Bernie Madoff, Frat Brother, which provides a fascinating short oral history from his fellow fraternity brothers (Sigma Alpha Mu) on … Continue reading

Corolla Digital Initative

Imagine over 100 years of The University of Alabama’s yearbook, the Corolla, fully searchable and accessible with the click of a mouse! The UA Libraries have launched a project that will do just that –the Corolla Digital Initiative. Yearbooks are … Continue reading

Football! Football! Football!: Images from early 20th century Corollas

From the 1903 Corolla From The 1909 Corolla From The 1901 Corolla From The 1906 Corolla

Homecoming Memories

Here are just a few of many, many images relating to the Homecoming tradition at The University of Alabama. Images from the 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s! What is your favorite Homecoming memory!?

Introducing the blog of Digital Services & The End of the Corolla

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow The Division of Special Collections and Digital Services work closely together. One of the mandates of Digital Services is to digitize materials from Special Collections to place into the University of Alabama’s online repository, Acumen. While … Continue reading

More Vintage Hoop Shots!

These were too good not to share — part of a little something I’m working on today, here are some University of Alabama basketball action shots and players from the 1940s-60s! Roll Tide!

Of birthdays, Campus Humor Magazines, and the Pulitzer Prize!

One of the most beloved Alabamians and University of Alabama alums has a birthday this week – Happy Birthday, Harper Lee! And it was 47 years ago this week that she received quite a birthday present — the Pulitzer Prize … Continue reading