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Browsing items in: Retro Huntsville 1970s-1980s

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    • A Rainbow Appears, March 1972

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Streets--Outdoor Scenes--1970s--1972--Signs--Cars--Automobiles--Outdoors--Street Scenes--Rainbows--First National Bank--Pratt Avenue
    • A rainbow frames a street scene, possibly Pratt Avenue in north Huntsville, March 1972.
    • Alabama Reunion, 1989

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Alabama Reunion--1989 Alabama Reunion--Celebrations--1989--1980s--People--Signs--Logos--Programs--Public Relations--Fashion
    • Two participants in the statewide Alabama Reunion in 1989 look at items in Huntsville. The 1989 Alabama Reunion was a public relations initiative and series of events to get people interested in the history of Alabama, as well as promote tourism...
    • American National Bank, November 1973

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Downtown--South Side Square--Washington Street--1973--1970s--Streets--Signs--American National Bank--Banks--Businesses--Harrison--Harrison Brothers--Harrison Brothers Hardware--Hardware Stores--People--Outdoor...
    • America National Bank on South Side Square beside Harrison Brothers Hardware Store, November 15, 1973. Downtown Huntsville. Picture is looking south towards Franklin Street.
    • Amoco Gas Station, Circa 1974

    • Huntsville--Alabama--Madison County--1970s--1974--Gas Stations--Service Stations--Memorial Parkway--South Memorial Parkway--Bob Wallace Drive--Leeman Ferry Road--Cars--Automobiles--Ichiban--Restaurants--Montgomery Ward's--Department...
    • Amoco Gas Station at the corner of Bob Wallace Drive and South Memorial Parkway (west side of Parkway by Leeman Ferry Road), circa 1974. Notice the Ichiban Restaurant and Montgomery Ward's Department Store in the background. Gas was also 56 cents a...
    • Amoco Gas Station, Circa 1975

    • Huntsville--Alabama--Madison County--North Huntsville--1975--1970s--Gas Stations--Service Stations--Memorial Parkway--North Memorial Parkway--Blue Spring Road--Amoco--Businesses--Cars--Automobiles--Children--Kroger's--Kroger--Grocery Stores
    • Amoco Gas Station at the corner of North Memorial Parkway and Blue Spring Road, circa 1975. A close inspection reveals the Kroger Grocery Store sign and children riding bicycles in the background.
    • Bear Bryant, Loretta Spencer, and Others at Honor America Day

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Honor America Day--1979--1970s--People--Celebrations--Parades--Paul Bryant--Bear Bryant--Loretta Spencer--James Record--Major General Louis Rachmeler--Ed Starnes--Downtown--Von Braun Center--Von Braun Civic...
    • Honor America Day procession in Huntsville, May 1979. From left to right: Commissioner James Record, Major General Louis Rachmeler, future Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer, University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, and policeman Ed...
    • Benford Court, 1970s

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Benford Court--Apartments--Apartment Homes--Outdoors--Outdoor Scenes--World War II--Soldiers--1970s--Buildings--Huntsville Housing Authority
    • Men pose for a picture outside of Benford Court Apartment Homes, 1970s. Benford Court was designed as housing for African-American soldiers who served in World War II.
    • Big Spring Lagoon, July 1982

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Downtown--Big Spring Park--Big Spring Lagoon--Ducks--Animals--Streets--Outdoor Scenes--1982--Summer--1980s--Outdoors--Church Street
    • Ducks gather by Big Spring Lagoon by what is probably Church Street near downtown Huntsville, July 1982.
    • Big Spring Park Aerial View

    • Huntsville--Alabama--Madison County--Downtown--Big Spring--Big Spring Park--Courthouse--Madison County Courthouse--Cental Bank Building--Outdoor Scenes--Cars--Fountain Circle--1972--1970s--West Side Square--Fountain Circle
    • Aerial view of the east side of Big Spring Park next to the downtown Huntsville square, circa 1972. The view is roughly from the Municipal Building area looking northeast. Notice North Side Square and West Side Square in the background.
    • Big Spring Pool, 1972

    • Huntsville--Downtown--Alabama--Big Spring--Big Spring Park--Big Spring Pool--Outdoor Scenes--Buildings--1971--1970s--Pools--Entertainment--Madison County--Outdoors--Russell Erskine Hotel
    • Picture of the old public pool in Big Spring Park, downtown Huntsville, January 1972.
    • Brahan Springs Park Scene, July 1973

    • Brahan Springs--Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Outdoors--Outdoor Scenes--Pollution--Children--1973--1970s--Leisure--Entertainment--Drake Avenue--West Huntsville--Brahan Springs Park--Parks--Fishing--Littering
    • Children play and fish in Brahan Spring Park off of Drake Avenue in West Huntsville, July 1973. The photograph was included in a Huntsville Times article about littering and pollution by park-goers, and what park employees were trying to do about...
    • Brownie Troop Picking Up Litter on Sidewalk

    • Huntsville--1970s--Schools--Work Programs--Environment--Litter--Kids--Students--People--Civic Work--Flags--Fashion--Outdoors--Outdoor Scenes--Children--Brownie Troops--Organizations--Streets--Roads--Madison County--Alabama--Fashion
    • A Brownie troop cleans up litter on a two-mile stretch of sidewalk in Huntsville.
    • Bud Cramer During Election Night, 1980

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Politicians--Politics--Representatives--House of Representatives--Congress--1980--Bud Cramer--Elections--1908s--Robert Cramer--District Attorney--Madison County District Attorney--People--Officials
    • Bud Cramer awaits the election results for his campaign for Madison County District Attorney in 1980. He won at age 33 against the incumbent challenger. Later in his career he would become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the state...
    • Bud Cramer During Election Night, 1980

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--Politicians--Politics--Congress--Representatives--House of Representatives--1980--Bud Cramer--Elections--1980s--Robert Cramer--District Attorney--Madison County District...
    • Bud Cramer, along with friends and family, awaits the election results for his campaign for Madison County District Attorney in 1980. He won at age 33 against the incumbent challenger. Later in his career he would become a member of the U.S. House...
    • Butler High School "Spirit of 1776" Recreation

    • Huntsville--Madison County--Alabama--High Schools--Butler High School--1970s--Students--Band--Spirit of 1776--People--Teenagers
    • Butler High School band students create a photographic interpretation of the painting "Spirit of 1776", which was created during the American centennial in 1876. The scene is intended to recall Washington's Continental Army of 1776.

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