Recent Exhibits

Woman Suffrage in Dixie

On the quest to secure voting rights for women, especially as it manifested in the South. It explores original documents that highlight important figures, leading organizations, and major milestones of the woman suffrage movement. These pieces also point to some of the other causes and concerns complicating these efforts, especially matters of race.

Unrest: Two Weeks of Protest at the University of Alabama, 1970

On the civil disobedience at the University in the wake of the Kent State shooting in the spring of 1970. Featuring images and narrative taken from newspaper accounts, it covers the events of May 6-19 in the context of late 1960s counterculture — which was more of an influence at UA than one might expect.