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Franklin Collier Photographs

Identifier: 2008-033

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 176 photographs depicting road construction in Alabama. Images include construction, work crews, convict labor, bridges, train trestles, flooding of Tombigbee River, January 1949, and Black Warrior river, March 1951, erosion, and ferries at Coosa River and Mitchell Dam. Geographic areas represented are Tuscaloosa County, Gainesville, Fayette County, Selma, and Demopolis.


  • 1940 - 1959

Conditions Governing Access

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

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.

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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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Language of Materials



This collection consists of 176 photographs depicting road construction in Alabama.

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony Fava, 2009.
Guide to Franklin Collier Photographs
Finding aid created by Marina Klarić, October 2010
October 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266