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Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

This digital collection contains over 15,000 images from the Alabama Department of Archives and History holdings. It includes a wide range of photographs, prints, and drawings from the early nineteenth century to the present day covering many topics and individuals from all walks of life. Additions are made each month. Highlights …

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Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

Alabama Textual Materials Collection

This collection contains a selection of textual materials such as letters, diaries, minutes, fliers, clippings, and excerpts from books. State publications, the Alabama Historical Quarterly, the Alabama Official and Statistical Register, and the History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography are in separate collections.

 

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Alabama Textual Materials Collection

Alabama Audio-Visual Collection

This collection currently consists of a few oral history interviews conducted in 2007 by the Alabama Dept. of Public Health about the 1918 influenza epidemic and recordings from the Alabama Folklife Festival and the Folk Sampler Stage at City Stages in Birmingham, Alabama. More recordings and videos will be added in the coming …

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Alabama Audio-Visual Collection

Alabama State Publications Collection

 

The Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama currently contains various publications from many agencies, boards and commissions within Alabama state government. Also included are electronic publications from the Office of the Governor and other constitutional officers, as well as the Legislature (many of which are …

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Alabama State Publications Collection

Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

James H. “Jim” Peppler, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a staff photographer of the weekly paper, The Southern Courier, from May 1965 to mid-1968. Founded by staff members of The Harvard Crimson, the Courier recruited a biracial staff of both students and professional journalists from many parts of the country, with the …

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Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

Alabama History Education Materials

The Alabama History Education Materials Collection features instructional activities and lesson plans that were created from the collections of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The materials in this collection cover topics in Alabama History from the First Alabamians to the modern Civil Rights Movement and more. These …

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Alabama History Education Materials

History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography

The History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, written by Thomas McAdory Owen, was published in 1921 by the S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. The company had approached Dr. Owen in 1911 with a proposal that he produce a history and biographical dictionary of the state. Dr. Owen had begun gathering materials and writing a …

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History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography

Alabama Historical Quarterly

Collection contains the 119 issues of the Alabama Historical Quarterly published by the Alabama Department of Archives and History in 1930 and between 1940 and 1982.

Alabama Historical Quarterly

About the collections



The ADAH Digital Collections consist of digitzed photographs, documents, audio, and video material drawn from the vast holdings of the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History. Our goal is to add more to the Digital Collections each month.

 

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Alabama state agencies, political blogs, and historical web sites collection, 1996-ongoing

Since 2005 the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History (ADAH) has worked to preserve Alabama state agency web sites via The Internet Archive. The web sites on Archive-It are arranged in the following collections, some of which are further subdivided: Alabama Constitutional Officers collection, Alabama Legislature and Appellate Courts collection, Alabama Regional, Multi-State or Multi-County Agencies or Commissions collection, Alabama Political Blogs collection, Alabama State Agencies collection, and Alabama State Agency Facebook pages, Alabama State Agency Twitter Feeds, and Alabama State Agency YouTube videos collection. Material typically becomes available on The Internet Archive about six months after being collected.

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