Browse Collections (14 total)



This collection contains information pertaining to different African American businesses, as well as information about the careers of African…

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Sports and Recreation

Negro Teen Agers to Elect Officers FT Fri May 21 1950 p 2.jpg

This collection contains items connected to recreational activities and sports as they relate to African American life in the Shoals.

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This collection holds the database of information pertaining to school and education, including photographs, oral histories, written histories, and…

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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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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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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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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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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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