Cochrane Bridge, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of Cochrane Bridge near Mobile, Ala.
Alabama Card by Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs
This image is a ink drawing entitled the "Alabama Card" sponsored by the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs. It shows an outline of the state of Alabama, its flag, significant plants, the phrase "Alabama, Alabama! We will aye be true to thee!" and the seal of the federation.
Peanut Festival Parade, Dothan, Alabama
This image is a color photograph of a float in the National Peanut Festival Parade in Dothan, Alabama.
Imura, A Variety of Camellia Japonica
This image is a color photograph of an Imura flower, a variety of Camellia. Photo taken in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala. Postcard text: (back) The Imura variety of Camell[i]a Japonica is a very delicate, beautiful flower and quite popular in the Deep South.
Confederate Veteran Reunion, 1906, Mobile Alabama 10
This image is from a set of black and white photographs taken to commemorate the Confederate States of America Veteran Reunion held in Mobile, Alabama, on November 20-22, 1906. The highlight of the reunion was a parade through the streets of Mobile. Major General Geo. P. Harrison was commander for the event. Colonel Harvey E. Jones was Adjutant General and Chief of Staff. Brigadier Generals commanding the brigades were Jno. W.A. Samford (1st), P.D. Bowles (2nd); J.N. Thompson (3rd), and J.W. Bus
Girls' Dormitories, Auburn University 2
This image is a colorized photograph showing an aerial view of the girls' domitories, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard text: (front) The Quadrangle, Women's Dormitory Group, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.
Hotel Russel Erskine, Huntsville, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the Hotel Russell Erskine in Huntsville, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Hotel Russell Erskine, Huntsville, Ala., 150 rooms, each with bath circulating ice water electric fan and radio. Stamped in red: (front) Proposed headquarters; (back) Huntsville invites Rotary District Conference 1931.
This image is a black and white photograph of the Lafayette Bell. Postcard text: (back) This bell was rung in the city of Montgomery when Gen. Lafayette visited that place in 1825 and is called Alabama's liberty bell. It is the property of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History.
Vestavia Temple and Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized photograph of Vestavia, country home of Mr. Geo B. Ward, crest of Shades Mountain, Birmingham, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Vestavia is located on the crest of Shades Mountain about 6 miles from Birmingham, Alabama. It is the country home of George B. Ward and is a replica of the temple of Vesta at Rome. The building is 186 feet in circumference rising to a height of 70 feet, and its twenty columns are 9 feet each in circumference.
Brother Joseph by Miniature of St. Martins Cathedral, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Brother Joseph, O.S.B., Benedictine Monk, creator of Ave Maria Grotto, standing by a miniature of St. Martins Cathedral. The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has sp
Jesters' Rock Garden, Arlington Pier, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the Jesters' Rock Garden on Arlington Pier in Mobile, Ala.
State Capitol of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama 3
This image is a black and white photograph of the State Capitol of Alabama located in Montgomery, Ala. Postcard text: (front) Full front view of Capitol; (back) The State Capitol building at Montgomery, Ala. The central portion, of which Stephen D. Button was architect, was built in 1850, the south wing in 1907 and the north wing in 1911. In this building the Confederate [States of America] government was organized in 1861, and Montgomery retained the capital of the Confederacy until 1862, when
Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Alabama 2
This image is a color photograph of Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, Ala., showing one of the many paths lined with camellias, azaleas and other colorful flowers.
President's Mansion, Auburn University 4
This image is a colorized photograph of the President's Home, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Post card text: (back) C.T. American art colored
Picking Oranges in Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of people picking oranges in Alabama.
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection is a multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia. Recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67, when Reed was over eighty years old, the tunes represent the music and evoke the history and spirit of Virginia's Appalachian frontier. Many of the tunes have passed back into circulation during the fiddling revival of the later twentieth century. This online collectio
Burying aunt Billie and other stories
Being rich -- Germinate -- Inside -- Leaving the herd -- Burying aunt Billie.,Thesis (M.F.A.)--Wichita State University, Dept. of English.,"May 2006."
Title: stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr
VADS Collection: Artworld
Description: Rectangular stela depicting the priest Nu and his wife Imarr sitting on bull-legged chairs at either side of a table. The table is laden with 12 loaves of bread and is surrounded by more offerings such as beer, fowl and oxen. There are two inscriptions in one horizontal line along the top of the stela; to the left are the titles and name of Nu in hieroglyphs facing to the right and to the right is the name of Imarr in hieroglyphs facing to the left. Nu wears a short curly wi
Title: sculptors trial piece
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Vi
Description: Limestone sculptor's or apprentice's trial piece, worked on both sides.
The front is carved in high relief with the right side of the head of a king wearing a nemes headdress with uraeus. Faint lines have been carved into the surface of the limestone to provide a grid within which the portrait could be carved more accurately. The reverse is more roughly carved with the outline of the right side of the head of a king, with left arm outstretched.
Circa 350 BCE.
Title: statuette of sphinx
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual
Description: Sphinx statue of Tuthmosis IV, with front legs, beard and part of the face missing. Tuthmosis IV wears a nemes headdress pulled tight across the forehead and tied at the back, with a flap hanging at both sides; the nemes is surmounted by an uraeus, worn on the forehead. He wears a garment across the shoulders and front, left open at the chest. The cartouche of Tuthmosis IV is inscribed on the chest below the beard in hieroglyphs, facing to the right. The body of the sphinx i