Tag Archives: photographs

The Woodward Iron Company

This post features photographs from the Woodward Family Collection and displays plant operations and different industrial scenes from the 19th century. The Woodward Iron Company was founded by two brothers, Joseph and William Woodward on December 31, 1881. William served … Continue reading

The University of Alabama, 1831

181 years ago on April 18th, the University of Alabama formally opened its doors. Fifty-two students were accepted that first term, but by the end of the session the student body had swelled to nearly one hundred. The faculty was … Continue reading

As ‘A’ Day Approaches

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

Eugene Allen Smith and an Upcoming Author Visit to Hoole!

On Tuesday, September 20, at 5:00 P.M., author Aileen Kilgore Henderson will visit Hoole Special Collections Library to discuss her new book Eugene Allen Smith’s Alabama: How a Geologist Shaped a State. For more information about this event, please visit … Continue reading