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  December 2010  
 
Albright and Wood car hop
Albright and Wood Drug Store at the Loop, 1931, with several car hops waiting to take customers' orders.
Erik Overbey Collection. Negative: N-1450
First computerized registration at USA
The first computerized class registration takes place, 1979.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection. Negative: USA-79-1109
 
     
 
 
     
  November 2010  
 
Laying of the cornerstone for the Scottish Rite Temple in Mobile, Alabama
Laying the cornerstone of the Scottish Rite Temple, November 1921.
Erik Overbey Collection. Negative: N-3628
Students in the USA ROTC program practice rappelling
Students in the University's ROTC program practice rappelling, 1980.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection. Negative: USA-80-1114
 
     
 
 
     
  October 2010  
 
A USO function at the Jewish Progressive Club in Mobile, Alabama
A USO function at the Mobile, Alabama, Jewish Progressive Club, 1940.
Courtesy of Marlyn J. Behr. Negative: C-4112
USA v. the University of West Florida
The University of South Alabama baseball Jaguars play the University of West Florida in 1985. The Jags won the game 15-1.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection. Negative: USA-N-86-3
 
     
 
 
     
  August 2010  
 
Enjoying a picnic at Spring Hill in 1911
Friends and family of Harry Hardy Smith enjoying a picnic at Spring Hill in 1911.
Harry Hardy Smith Collection. Negative: HHS-124
USA's first African American SGA vice-president Ken Simon stands next to Mandy Wagner and Howard Phillips, 1974.
USA's first African American SGA vice-president Ken Simon stands next to Mandy Wagner and Howard Phillips, 1974.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection. Negative: USA-74-1014
 
     
 
 
     
  July 2010  
 
A World War II preparedness rally in Mobile, Alabama
A World War I preparedness rally marches down Government Street on July 4, 1916. These people seem completely unaware that a hurricane would strike the city the next day.
Erik Overbey Collection. Negative: C-4048
Former USA baseball coach and major leaguer Eddie Stanky
Former USA baseball coach and major leaguer Eddie Stanky.
Mobile Press-Register Collection. Negative: PR-73734
 
     
 
 
     
  June 2010  
 
The Louis M. Moragues family

Members of the Louis M. Moragues family around 1900. Moragues was the Brazilian consul to Mobile, as well as the vice-president of American Mahogany and the treasurer of the Spanish Benevolent Association.
Erik Overbey Collection.

Students crossing the bridge separating USA's humanities building from the Marx Library
In this 1984 photo, students cross the bridge separating the humanities building from the Marx Library. The library can be seen in the background.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection.
 
     
 
 
     
  May 2010  
 
The Jensen family
The Jensen family, about 1920.
Erik Overbey Collection.
Taking exams at the University of South Alabama
Taking exams at the University of South Alabama, ca. 1965.
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection.
 
     
 
 
     
  April 2010  
 
Hunting Easter eggs, 1972
An unidentified child hunts Easter eggs, 1972.
Mobile Press Register Collection. Negative: PR-76328
USA students protest the taking of American hostages in Iran in 1979

USA students protest the Iranian government after the taking of American hostages there in 1979. The signs read: "Mad as hell. We're not going to take it anymore," "Keep your oil, give back our people," and "#*j!;@! Khomeini, Free our people."
University of South Alabama Public Relations Collection. Negative: 79-1034-1

 
     
 
 
     
  March 2010  
 
Observing female welders at ADDSCO
Two members of the Women's Army Corps observe an Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company female welder at work, a true “Rosie the Riveter,” 1943. We present this image in celebration of National Women's History Month.
Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company Collection. Negative: ADDSCO-430B
USA's black student union choir performs on the stairs inside the old student union building in 1979
The university's black student union choir performs on the stairs inside the old student union building in 1979. Do you know who any of these people are? If so, let us know!
Vanguard Photograph. Negative: C-18,130
 
     
 
 
     
  February 2010  
 
Dancing on Joe Cain's grave
As the renowned Excelsior Band plays, an unidentified man dances on the grave of Joe Cain during the first Joe Cain Day celebration in 1967.
Photo courtesy of Clarence Keller. Negative: C-4201
USA president Frederick Whiddon addresses a crowd during ceremonies celebrating the opening of the university in 1964
USA president Frederick Whiddon addresses a crowd in front of the university's administration building (now the Frederick P. Whiddon building) during ceremonies celebrating the opening of the university in 1964.
USA Public Relations Collection.
 
     
 
 
     
  January 2010  
 
A logging scene near the M. L. Davis territory in Georgetown, Mobile County, Alabama, in 1895
A logging scene near the M. L. Davis territory in Georgetown, Mobile County, Alabama, in 1895.
T. E. Armitstead Collection. Negative: A-317 (detail)
Graduation at USA in 1968
USA president Frederick Whiddon presents a diploma to a graduating student at the 1968 ceremonies held at the Mobile Municipal Theater.
USA Public Relations Collection.
 
     
     
 
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