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Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery is situated on 120 acres (49 hectares) and was established in 1836. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Ala... More

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Magnolia Cemetery is situated on 120 acres (49 hectares) and was established in 1836. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Ala... More

An 1859 larger-than-life anatomical model located in the Mobile Medical Museum, Mobile, Alabama

An 1859 larger-than-life anatomical model located in the Mobile Medica...

The museum is housed in the Vincent/Doan House built in 1827 and is one of the oldest structures in Mobile. This model was acquired in Paris by Josiah C. Nott for the Medical College of Alabama. Title, date, su... More

Presbyterian Church built in 1895, Athens, Alabama

Presbyterian Church built in 1895, Athens, Alabama

Founded in 1842, the city of Athens is located 15 miles from the Tennessee State line in Limestone County. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landeg... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of Mobile lobby, Mobile, Alabama

Murals by John Augustus Walker on permanent display in the Museum of M...

John Augustus Walker (1901-1967) was a well-known Alabama Gulf Coast artist of the Depression era who was commissioned to undertake several art projects for the Works Progress Administration. Walker's preferred... More

A 1902 silver certificate offered by Frances Benjamin Johnston, renowned American photographer, found under a name plate on Johnston's camera tripod in Cordova, Alabama

A 1902 silver certificate offered by Frances Benjamin Johnston, renown...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Statue erected as a memorial to the sons who defended America in the war with Spain, the insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition, 1898-1902, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

Statue erected as a memorial to the sons who defended America in the w...

The Alabama Department of Archives and History was established by an act of the legislature on February 27, 1901. There are 32 of these statues throughout the United States. This is the only one indoors. Title,... More

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

The first Capitol building was built in 1847, and was destroyed by fire in 1849. The current State Capitol was built on the previous Capitol's foundations, and was completed in 1851. The building has grown over... More

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pine tr... More

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pine tr... More

Wintzell's Oyster House, a landmark on Dauphin Street for decades in Historic Mobile, Alabama

Wintzell's Oyster House, a landmark on Dauphin Street for decades in H...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Wintzell's is known far and wide for its "Oysters-fried, stewed, or nude." Wintzell's Oyster House was founded in 1938 as a 6-stool oyster b... More

Statue of W.C. Handy, father of the blues (1873-1958) located in Wilson Park in Florence, Alabama

Statue of W.C. Handy, father of the blues (1873-1958) located in Wilso...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Goldie (1971) outdoor art piece on the grounds of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Goldie (1971) outdoor art piece on the grounds of the University of Al...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

The Civil Rights Memorial, designed by Maya Lin, is a circular black granite table that chronicles the history of the movement in lines that radiate like the hands of a clock. Water emerges from the table's cen... More

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Rickwood Field is the oldest surviving professional baseball park in the United States. It was built for the Birmingham Barons in 1910 by industrialist and team-owner Rick Woodward and has served as the home pa... More

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

The Civil Rights Memorial, designed by Maya Lin, is a circular black granite table that chronicles the history of the movement in lines that radiate like the hands of a clock. Water emerges from the table's cen... More

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Located in Northeast Alabama on the Tennessee River, Bridgeport was a strategic town on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad during the American Civil War. More than one conflict was fought at and near Bridge... More

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Date from other Mardi Gras images in same group. Mardi Gras began in Mobile, Alabama in 1703 when it was a colony of French soldiers. Colorful beads and Moon Pies (two large cookies with marshmellow in between ... More

Flame of Freedom honoring Alabama war veterans stands on the Capitol grounds, Montgomery, Alabama

Flame of Freedom honoring Alabama war veterans stands on the Capitol g...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Dock at Point Clear, Alabama

Dock at Point Clear, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Greyhound Bus Station at 210 South Court Street in Montgomery, Alabama

Greyhound Bus Station at 210 South Court Street in Montgomery, Alabama

The site of a violent attack on participants in the 1961 Freedom Ride during the Civil Rights Movement. The mob of white protesters confronting the civil rights activists, "shocked the nation and led the Kenned... More

Rural Alabama scene

Rural Alabama scene

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Alligator Alley has 20 acres of natural cypress swamp land, where alligators roam freely in a protected environment, Summerdale, Alabama

Alligator Alley has 20 acres of natural cypress swamp land, where alli...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Located in Northeast Alabama on the Tennessee River, Bridgeport was a strategic town on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad during the American Civil War. More than one conflict was fought at and near Bridge... More

Dedication ceremony at the Hank Aaron Boyhood Home Museum at the Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile, Alabama

Dedication ceremony at the Hank Aaron Boyhood Home Museum at the Hank ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Hanceville, Alabama

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the Angels Monaste...

Just over an hour from Huntsville in Hanceville, Alabama near Cullman, you can witness a magnificent shrine with an unusual story. A cloistered community, where the nuns take vows of poverty, chastity, and obed... More

Gaineswood, a plantation house in Demopolis, Alabama

Gaineswood, a plantation house in Demopolis, Alabama

Gaineswood, completed in 1861, is considered to be Alabama's finest neoclassical house. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of A... More

Abandoned church in rural Alabama

Abandoned church in rural Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Gates, Claiborne & Conti Sts., Mobile, Alabama

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Gates, Claiborne & Conti Sts., ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Do Dah Day, Birmingham, Alabama

Do Dah Day, Birmingham, Alabama

Do Dah Day is an event that has been going on for more than 30 years and is an opportunity to dress up your pets (mainly dogs) and parade them through the streets. The funds raised go to local animal charities.... More

View of doorway, First Baptist Church, Selma, Alabama

View of doorway, First Baptist Church, Selma, Alabama

Organized in 1842, the First Baptist Church moved into its current, ornate church building in 1904. It has a soaring spire and stained glass moved from the original building. Title, date, subject note, and keyw... More

Historic downtown Florence, Alabama

Historic downtown Florence, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Murals, Dothan, Alabama

Murals, Dothan, Alabama

Mural artists: Susan Tooke and Bruce Rickett (Source: murallocator.org, 2017) Dothan is a Mural City. Murals painted on many downtown buildings by nationally and internationally known muralists showcase early s... More

Statue of kneeling ministers, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of kneeling ministers, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, Alabama

Kelly Ingram Park (formerly West Park) was a staging ground for civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s. It is located adjacent to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the 16th Street Baptist Church. Titl... More

Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama

Known as "Jerusalem in Miniature," this four-acre park (dedicated in 1934) was designed to provide a setting for 125 miniature reproductions of famous historic buildings and shrines the work of Brother Joseph Z... More

Confederate Memorial Monument, Montgomery, Alabama

Confederate Memorial Monument, Montgomery, Alabama

Designed by Alexander Doyle and built in 1886, the monument commemorates the 122,000 Alabamians who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War and sits on the Alabama Capitol grounds. Title, date, subject ... More

Rural Alabama in the spring

Rural Alabama in the spring

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River twelve miles from Monroeville, Alabama, between the towns of Claiborne and Gosport

Meadowbank Farm located on Highway 84 in a bend of the Alabama River t...

The farm has 3,999 acres of land. Meadowbank farm includes four 1854 hune log cabins, a main plantation house built in 1910, and numerous out buildings. There is also a lake and a swamp, thousands of oak and pi... More

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... More

Pay telephone in a small town motel in Alabama

Pay telephone in a small town motel in Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Historic Blakeley State Park, scene of the last major battle of the Civil War, Spanish Fort, Alabama

Historic Blakeley State Park, scene of the last major battle of the Ci...

The Battle of Blakeley was fought at Fort Blakeley on April 9, 1865 at 5:30 p.m. Historic Blakeley State Park was created in 1981 to preserve the National Register Site and its 5 1/2 miles of pristine breastwor... More

Since the 1930s, Big Al, the Alabama Crimson Tide football team mascot has cheered the team to victory at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Since the 1930s, Big Al, the Alabama Crimson Tide football team mascot...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Photo shows the annual spring practice scrimmage game called A-Day. The Alabama Crimson Tide team began playing in 1892 and has claimed many... More

Bayou La Batre, Alabama, is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats and shrimp boats

Bayou La Batre, Alabama, is a fishing village with a seafood-processin...

The local Chamber of Commerce has described the city as the "Seafood Capital of Alabama" for packaging seafood from hundreds of fishing boats. Bayou La Batre was the first permanent settlement on the south Mobi... More

Mural depicting Alabama history by Roderick McKenzie. State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

Mural depicting Alabama history by Roderick McKenzie. State Capitol, M...

The first Capitol building was built in 1847, and was destroyed by fire in 1849. The current State Capitol was built on the previous Capitol's foundations, and was completed in 1851. The building has grown over... More

United Methodist Church built in 1949-50, Fairhope, Alabama

United Methodist Church built in 1949-50, Fairhope, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Located in Northeast Alabama on the Tennessee River, Bridgeport was a strategic town on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad during the American Civil War. More than one conflict was fought at and near Bridge... More

[Mural,] Fort Payne, a city in DeKalb County, Alabama

[Mural,] Fort Payne, a city in DeKalb County, Alabama

Fort Payne is the county seat of DeKalb County. It bills itself as the "Official Sock Capital of the World." That title, however, may be changing since "sock manufacturing" has been outsourced to China. Title, ... More

Alabama Music Hall of Fame, Tuscumbia, Alabama

Alabama Music Hall of Fame, Tuscumbia, Alabama

The Muscle Shoals Music Association, an organization of recording studio owners, producers, musicians, songwriters and other music professionals created the Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board in 1980 with a manda... More

Timothy L. Pesto and Kaitlyn E. Pesto play football as their father watches, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Timothy L. Pesto and Kaitlyn E. Pesto play football as their father wa...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Photo shows the annual spring practice scrimmage game called A-Day. The Alabama Crimson Tide team began playing in 1892 and has claimed many... More

Carver Theater Marquee in exhibit at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, Alabama

Carver Theater Marquee in exhibit at the Birmingham Civil Rights Insti...

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute was dedicated in 1992.Today, the BCRI features exhibits showing human rights barriers during the Civil Rights era. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the p... More

Lumber yard in Carrollton, Alabama

Lumber yard in Carrollton, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

Hot Air Balloon Jubilee Festival, Decatur, Alabama

50,000 to 100,00 people gather at Point Mallard Park to see 65 balloons fly. The balloon festival began in 1977. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. ... More

Old Courthouse Museum, Monroeville, Alabama

Old Courthouse Museum, Monroeville, Alabama

The 1903 Old Courthouse Museum offers permanent exhibitions on two famous Monroe County citizens: Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee. It is also the site of an annual three-week production of a stage version of... More

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Date from other Mardi Gras images in same group. Mardi Gras began in Mobile, Alabama in 1703 when it was a colony of French soldiers. Colorful beads and Moon Pies (two large cookies with marshmellow in between ... More

Eutaw is a city in Greene County, Alabama. At the 2000 census the population was 1,878. The city is the county seat of Greene County and was named in honor of the Battle of Eutaw Springs, the last engagement of the American Revolutionary War

Eutaw is a city in Greene County, Alabama. At the 2000 census the popu...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Gator Alley at the D'Olive Boardwalk Park in Daphne, Alabama, is filled with alligators sunbathing in the spring warmth

Gator Alley at the D'Olive Boardwalk Park in Daphne, Alabama, is fille...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Barns and rural scenes on Route 11 near Gadsden, Alabama

Barns and rural scenes on Route 11 near Gadsden, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Spring baseball game, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Spring baseball game, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

The Samford Stadium-Hitchcock Field at Plainsman Park opened in 1950 and seats 4,096. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Ala... More

Fish art along the Riverwalk in Montgomery, Alabama

Fish art along the Riverwalk in Montgomery, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Historic buildings and antiques in Mooresville, Alabama

Historic buildings and antiques in Mooresville, Alabama

Mooresville is the oldest incorporated town in Alabama (November 16, 1818). The entire town, characterized as a picturesque early 19th century village, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tit... More

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial, Montgomery, Alabama

The Civil Rights Memorial, designed by Maya Lin, is a circular black granite table that chronicles the history of the movement in lines that radiate like the hands of a clock. Water emerges from the table's cen... More

Barns and rural scenes on Route 11 near Gadsden, Alabama

Barns and rural scenes on Route 11 near Gadsden, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

War memorial, Gadsden, Alabama

War memorial, Gadsden, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... More

Chasley, Monroe County, Alabama

Chasley, Monroe County, Alabama

Built with slave labor and finished by Arthur Foster, Jr., and George Washington Foster, sons of the original owner. The late Dr. Rutherford (the great-great-grandson of the original owner) painstakingly restor... More

Exterior architectural details of the Saenger Theatre in Mobile, Alabama

Exterior architectural details of the Saenger Theatre in Mobile, Alaba...

Mobile's Saenger Theatre opened on January 19, 1927. Designed by renowned architect, Emile Weil, it featured three-color auditorium lighting; a Robert Morton theatre organ; full stage facilities to accommodate ... More

Architectural details from the Rogers Building in downtown Florence, Alabama

Architectural details from the Rogers Building in downtown Florence, A...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & Parsonage, Montgomery, Alabama

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & Parsonage, Montgomery, Al...

Founded in 1877, the current red-brick building was constructed between 1883 and 1889 and is a national historic landmark. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was the pastor from 1954-1960, and began his quest for civ... More

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama

The first Capitol building was built in 1847, and was destroyed by fire in 1849. The current State Capitol was built on the previous Capitol's foundations, and was completed in 1851. The building has grown over... More

Grave of Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr., in the Church Street Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama

Grave of Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr., in the Church Street Cemetery, Mo...

Born October 10, 1832 and died April 17, 1904, folk figure Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr., also known as "Old Joe Cain," "Chief Slacabamorinico," or "Old Slac," is recognized as the man responsible for the Mardi Gr... More

Downtown historic Carrollton, Alabama

Downtown historic Carrollton, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard of Ivy Green, the home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, where Helen Keller grew up and was born in 1880

"The Miracle Worker" play that is actually performed in the back yard ...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Aerial view of Montgomery, Alabama

Aerial view of Montgomery, Alabama

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisi... More

Wayne Dean, dressed as Joe Cain, Jr., poses at the grave of Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr., in the Church Street Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama

Wayne Dean, dressed as Joe Cain, Jr., poses at the grave of Joseph Sti...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Rough wooden crosses and peeling hand-lettered signs bearing Bible scripture fragments are nailed to fences, trees, and each other in the late W.C. Rice's stark Cross Garden, Prattville, Alabama

Rough wooden crosses and peeling hand-lettered signs bearing Bible scr...

If the late W.C. Rice's stark Cross Garden doesn't save you, there's no one to blame but yourself. His frightening jumble of white crosses cling to hills on either side of a curving county road next to a traile... More

Downtown Athens, Alabama

Downtown Athens, Alabama

Founded in 1842, the city of Athens is located 15 miles from the Tennessee State line in Limestone County. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landeg... More

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Reenactment of Civil War siege of April 1862, Bridgeport, Alabama

Located in Northeast Alabama on the Tennessee River, Bridgeport was a strategic town on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad during the American Civil War. More than one conflict was fought at and near Bridge... More

Coal train in rural Alabama

Coal train in rural Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

The American Village, Monetvallo, Alabama

The American Village, Monetvallo, Alabama

The American Village opened on November 30, 1999, as Alabama's civic education center. It's buildings are replications of famous buildings in American history. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided b... More

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood Ballpark located in Birmingham, Alabama

The Rickwood Classic baseball game is played once a year at Rickwood B...

Built in 1910, the famous Black Barons of the Negro Leagues also called Rickwood home during their existence. Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Lan... More

Grand National Golf Course, part of the Robert Trent Jones Trail, Opelika, Alabama

Grand National Golf Course, part of the Robert Trent Jones Trail, Opel...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Mardi Gras, Mobile, Alabama

Mardi Gras began in Mobile, Alabama in 1703 when it was a colony of French soldiers. Colorful beads and Moon Pies (two large cookies with marshmellow in between and covered with various flavors of chocolate) ar... More

Historic buildings in Camden, Alabama

Historic buildings in Camden, Alabama

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... More

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