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Category Archives: Photographs
Here are a few photo selections from our digital archives of people gathered during this Holiday Season. Happy Holidays to you and yours!
Here’s a slice of life from June 1st over the last 170 some-odd years, representing a cross-section of materials from the digital archive — from the serious to the silly, the magical to the mundane.
On this date, through the years… * 1860. Alabama. Hugh Davis laments the political tumult of his day, which in hindsight we recognize as the prelude to Civil War. Davis writes: “Revolution. Fire. Precipitation. Slaughter. How rapidly, how fearfully the … Continue reading
Last November, I was excited to read a D-Lib article on leveraging Google Map APIs to generate latitude/longitude values from locations, then generating files which could be uploaded to create embeddable maps of content. I explored and mapped out the … Continue reading
Right now, in the Pearce Foyer of Gorgas Library (2nd floor, Quad side), you’ll find a pretty cool exhibit: Highlighting the collections of Rev. Wylheme Ragland of Decatur, Alabama, A North Alabama Clergyman’s Passion for History: Preserving Black History through Words and … Continue reading
Some places they play football, at Alabama we live it… As time draws nearer to the ‘A’ Day game, we will take a look back at Alabama football. Here are some pictures from the University Photo Collection illustrating decades of … Continue reading
Welcome back students! Classes started yesterday and campus is all a-buzz with the excitement of the new school year. While many things have changed about college over the years, one thing remains the same: move in day! Included here are … Continue reading
Before there was the Ferguson Center, there was the Alabama Union building. Now known as Reese Phifer Hall, housing the College of Communication and Information Sciences, the building served as the student union for forty years, from its construction in … Continue reading
Earlier this week, we looked at the old student union, in the building we now know as Reese Phifer Hall. In 1972, the area to the north of Woods Hall might’ve looked a bit like it does now, with construction … Continue reading
It seems like it’s impossible to write a blog post about any building on campus without talking about what came before or after. In this case, a look at Foster Auditorium led down an unexpected path — to Coleman Coliseum. But how? … Continue reading