Slavery, Civil War and the University
This gallery documents monuments, memorials, and markers commemorating slavery and the Civil War at college campuses. Currently, it highlights photographs and materials from the University of Alabama, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Virginia.
Defining Freedom, 1865-1920
This gallery showcases early African American photography and reveals the ways in which everyday African Americans sought to define freedom, citizenship, and dignity after the Civil War. The selected images are primarily from personal collection.
This gallery contains both web and pdf versions of alternative tours reflective of the rich and diverse history often hidden in the commemorative landscape (i.e. Hallowed Grounds UA Campus tour).
Hallowed Grounds Project
Visualizations, transcriptions, primary sources, virtual exhibitions and other materials for understanding the history of slavery at the University of Alabama and its legacy.
Civil War Memorial Landscape
This gallery documents monuments, memorials, markers, and other primary sources commemorating the Civil War across the nation.
Civil Rights Movement and Student Protests
This gallery showcases the primary sources, monuments, memorials, and art documenting and commemorating the long Civil Rights Movement in Tuscaloosa and at the University of Alabama.
Documentaries: Civil Rights Movement in Tuscaloosa
This gallery showcases student documentary projects on the history of student involvement in the struggle for and/or resistance to the Civil Rights movement.
UA Students Reflect: Race, Memory, and the Landscape
This showcases student reflections and other projects on the history of slavery, Civil War, and memory at the University of Alabama.