Tag Archives: 1980’s

Goodbye, Corolla, Goodbye: 1980s-1990s

In the last of our series of posts saying farewell to the UA campus yearbook, the Corolla, we look at two books you can’t find online. (Various pages were photographed justĀ for this post.) Both of them — and all the … Continue reading

UA Army ROTC Scrapbooks

Since last fall, we’ve had the opportunity to digitize a sizable set of large scrapbooks from a surprising source: the University of Alabama Army ROTC. Who knew that military men and women could be so interesting! Dating from 1953 to … Continue reading

Sorority Rush 2013

Sorority rush is upon us here at UA. Today we revisit images of rushes past. (Alpha Gamma Delta Rush Tea, 1943) (1957) (1958) (Alpha Delta Pi rush, ca. 1965) (ca. 1965 — Do you know which sorority this is? Let … Continue reading

A Day in the Life: November 28

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