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Nancy Stallworth Shortridge Memorabilia

Identifier: MSS-4161

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs, invitations, dance cards, and other memorabilia from Nancy Stallworth Shortridge, a student at the University of Alabama during the World War II years. The invitations and dance cards are primarily from fraternity or sorority dances. The photographs include a photograph of her father Claud Stallworth (who "ran the dining room at Woods Hall as was very good friends with Dr. Denny") and Johnny Mack Brown in 1937, as well as a group photograph of the Primary Class Royal Air Force cadets in Tuscaloosa in 1941. There is also a copy of the Alabama Alumni Magazine (December 1991-January 1992) covering "The University and the War Years".


  • 1931-1992


Biographical / Historical

Nancy Margaret Stallworth, daughter of Claud and Lottie Tuggle Stallworth, was born on November 6, 1923, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS degree in Home Economics, with a concentration in Dietetics. She worked as a Registered Dietician for many years in the Florida panhandle, and even wrote the first Diet Manual for the State of Florida, formulating standards for the entire state.

She married Thomas D. Shortridge in 1954. He was an Air Force pilot so the couple was stationed in many places in both the United States and Asia. Their last post was Eglin Air Force Base in Florida and they remained in the area for the rest of their lives. She died on August 12, 2015, in Bonifay, Florida.


2 Linear Feet (Photographs, invitations, dance cards, etc.; 3 issues of Fins and Flippers; 1 issue of F-Mail; 1 issue of the Alabama Alumni Magazine; 2 books; 5 Corollas; 51 LP records in 5 albums)

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Photographs, invitations, dance cards, etc. from a University of Alabama student during the World War II years.


gift of Nancy Stallworth Shortridge and Charlotte Blair, 2015


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Martha Bace, 2015



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November 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266