Browse Collections (14 total)



This collection contains images, articles, and oral histories related to the African American community. The category encompasses community…

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Enslaved People

Negroes for Sale Vicksburg Register Thu Sep 1 1836 4.jpg

This collection seeks to identify some of the people who were enslaved in the Shoals area.

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WC Handy Given Welcome I (2) (1).jpg

This collection contains artifacts from the rich musical heritage of the Shoals area.

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Oral History


These are oral history's that have been recorded and pertain to African American history of the Shoals area.

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Dr. Hicks Admitted into Medical Society.jpg

This category features a collection of individuals and family photographs and documents.

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List of Qualified Voters, 1938.jpg

This collection encompasses the political aspect of African American life in the Shoals. It features documents, biographies, photographs, and oral…

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Nativism and Slavery.jpg

This collection is a database for research materials pertaining to African American history in the Shoals area.

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