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Collection: Sports and Recreation
"Sponsors for West"
This is a newspaper photo the sponsors for the West team for the 6th annual "Negro high school all-star football game." The women pictured are, from left: Gladys Brown of Burrell; Gertrude Bean of Reedtown; Grennella Ross of Trenholm; Sally Martin of…
This is a newspaper photograph of Sam Brewer, director of Handy Recreation Center, and Joseph O. Brown.
"The Rivalries: Players, coaches remember schools"
This is a newspaper article about the sports programs from the all-black high schools in the 1950s and 1960s.
This is a photograph and transcription of the Lauderdale County Sports Hall of Fame write-up for Harvest Mitchell, who was a coach at Burrell-Slater and Coffee High School.
"Newest Burrell Slater Class Set for Induction February 2"
This is a newspaper article about the 2018 class of inductees into the Burrell-Slater Athletic Hall of Fame. The photograph shows, from left to right: Charles Blackburn, Curtis Simpson, Shirley White Moulton, Albert “Dusty” Suggs.
1951 - 1952 Championship Women’s Basketball Team
This is a photograph of the 1951 - 1952 Burrell High School women's championship team. Members are: Members: Jo Willie Beckwith Foreman, Dora Lee Crittendon Goodloe, Vera Cooper Simpson, Lena Hawkins Foxie, Juanita Ingram, Myra Brown Howell, Nina…
"Burrell’s 4th Sports Class"
This is a transcript of a newspaper article and accompanying photograph about the 4th Burrell-Slater Athletic Hall of Fame class.
Trenholm football jersey
This is a photograph of Trenholm High School football jersey from the 1960s in home colors, number 38.
1956 NAHSAA Basketball Trophy - Runner-up
This is a 1956 North Alabama High School Athletics Association runner-up basketball trophy, with figures of a basketball player and two eagles. The figure on top of the trophy is damaged; a hand - probably holding basketball - has been broken off.
1955 NAHSAA Football Championship Trophy
This is a 1955 North Alabama High School Athletics Association championship football trophy. Large alloy football on plastic base.