An exhibit featuring the 190th. anniversary of Alabama's statehood is currently on display in the Special Collections and Archives Department. The exhibit is located in the three upright glass cases on the north side of the department (facing Samford Hall).
Alabama became a state on December 14, 1819. The exhibit features informative captions about the history of the state and a variety of books and illustrations concerning early statehood, state symbols, politics, and culture.
The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.