Unfolding UAB: 50 Years of Photography from the UAB Archives
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In honor of UAB’s 50th anniversary, Unfolding UAB will present an unforgettably rich visual history of UAB through photographs pulled from the UAB Archives and Digital Image Gallery.
On June 16, 1969, Governor Albert Brewer and members of the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama held a press conference in Montgomery to announce the creation of a new three-campus University of Alabama System. That September saw the start of the first academic year for the newly autonomous University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Originating as an extension program for the University of Alabama during the Great Depression and adding the medical campus in 1945, the history of UABView more
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