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Wade Hall Collection of Stereocards

Identifier: 2014-004

Scope and Contents note

The collections consists of images depicting scenes from World War I (battle scenes, peace treaty signing, cemeteries, field hospitals, etc.) and Philippine-American War. Images from North America include scenes from Alaska, including native peoples; scenes from Colorado; late nineteenth-century Florida, including the Saint John River, Putnam County, Palatka, and Saint Augustine; scenes from late nineteenth-century Georgia; California; Maryland; New York; Pennsylvania; and Canada. There are images from Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece Holland, Italy, Poland, Spain, and Sweden); the Middle East (ancient cities, archaeological excavations, Iran, Iraq, and Syria); Africa (archaeological sites and market scenes); Asia (China, Japan, India, Korea, and Pakistan); and Australia. In addition, there are images of United States presidents (Warren Harding, Grover Cleveland, William Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson).


  • 1874 - 1950

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use note

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections.

For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.


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Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.

Physical Location

These materials are stored at our off-site Archival Facility (AF) and may require up to two business days for retrieval and delivery for use in our Hoole Library reading room. Please email archives@ua.eduor call 205-348-0500 for more information.


Gift from Wade Hall.

Processing Information nonte

Processed by Marina Klarić, October 2014; updated, Donnelly Walton, 2021
Guide to the Wade Hall Collection of Stereocards
Marina Klarić
October 2014; June 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266