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

129 Negroes for Sale The Democrat (Huntsv, AL) Wed, Dec 3, 1834, p. 3..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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Delia Watkins Donley - 15 March 2024 R2 Grayscale.pdf

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

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Lowe the Greenbacker The_Florence_Gazette_Sat__Oct_2__1880_ (2).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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White Terror.jpg

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

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