2009 Photos of the Month

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December 2009
December 2009 Mobile's first volunteer fire company




The Creole No. 1 was Mobile's first volunteer fire company, having been established in 1819. Here the group commemorates its 100th anniversary in 1919. In the wagon are Thelma Johnson, Eoline Scott, and Ethel Mae Smith. Erik Overbey Collection. Negative: C-7004



December 2009 USA Student Government Association president John Tyson Jr.


USA Student Government Association president John Tyson Jr. shakes the hand of Governor George Wallace during ceremonies marking the opening of the university's College of Medicine, April 30, 1974. Standing to Tyson's right is former university president Frederick Whiddon. USA Public Relations Collection. Negative: C-18,124



 November 2009

2009 November The G. B. Clark family



The G. B. Clark family about 1900.
Erik Overbey Collection. Negative: G. B. Clark





November J. C. Nall of Stuart Construction



J. C. Nall of Stuart Construction, former university president Frederick Whiddon, Dr. James Caldwell, and Tyro Landrum at the site of the future Alpha Dormitory, October 1965. Photo courtesy of Jack Gibson. Negative: C-2007