UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives

Alabama A & M College

Item

Dublin Core

Identifier

img_01215;img_01216

Title

Alabama A & M College

Description

Front: Historic Huntsville
Back: Historic Huntsville, Alabama. ALABAMA A & M COLLEGE.
On this campus site once stood the Green Bottom Inn, one of Huntsville's earliest hostelries, noted for its race track. GRAY GANDER, once rated the world's fastest horse and winner of a $20,000 purse (not a small amount in the 1800's), raced and worked out here. Many notables, including President James Monroe, President James K. Polk and Andrew Jackson, gathered here for rest and diversion.

Publisher

Alabama Post Card Co., Bessemer, Ala.

Spatial Coverage

34.782649,-86.568957

Type

Source

From the postcard collection of George and Peg Heeschen, The Southpaw, Huntsville, Alabama

Provenance

This collection is digital only.

Language

Rights

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections may have physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.

Relation

postcard_import-210603

Citation

“Alabama A & M College,” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed June 24, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/5388.

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