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Guide to the University of Alabama Army ROTC scrapbooks MSS.3925

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

2013

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English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

University of Alabama Army ROTC scrapbooks

Unit ID:

MSS.3925

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

30.0 Linear feet (28 scrapbooks)

Dates:

1953-1982

Abstract:

This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls.

Access Restrictions:

none

Preferred Citation:

University of Alabama Army ROTC scrapbooks, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kiiva Williams and April Burnett, 2013

Acquisition Information:

Gift of battalion commander LTC Ken Kemmerly, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

The Army ROTC program traces its history to September 1860 when the military department was first organized at The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains twenty-eight scrapbooks created by The University of Alabama Army ROTC program from 1953-1982. The number of photographs in each scrapbook ranges from three to 610. In addition to holding photographs of cadets, sponsors, and professors, the scrapbooks document activities such as commissioning ceremonies, training excursions, and balls. The amount of captions and descriptive information varies within each scrapbook. The collection also contains loose photographs, most of which are unidentified.

The Scope and Contents Note of each scrapbook includes a general description, list of cadre names (if known), list of significant persons identified in the scrapbook, and a list of sponsors or Kaydettes (if known).

Arrangment:

Scrapbooks are arranged in chronological order.

Source(s)

Brewer, Albert P., 1928- (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Bryant, Mary Harmon (local)

Bryant, Paul W. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Patterson, John, 1921 September 27- (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Rose, Frank Anthony, 1920-1991 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

University of Alabama. Army ROTC. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

University of Alabama. Army ROTC. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Wallace, George C., (George Corley), 1919-1998 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Wallace, Lurleen, 1926-1968 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Basic training (Military education) (lcsh)

Military cadets--Alabama (lcsh)

Military education (lcsh)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

War and Military (localbroad)

Women military cadets (lcsh)

Scrapbook, 1953 3925.A Volume 3925.001

Scope and Contents note

The 1953 scrapbook contains three photographs and thirty clippings of various Army ROTC events and news headlines. Army ROTC events and news headlines documented in this scrapbook include visits from MG Charles D. W. Canham (Fall 1952); announcement accepting women's applications to the Womens' Army Corps; Rifle Team competitions; Military Ball; Scabbard and Blade banquet; brief profiles of ROTC sponsors; and a campus blood drive. There is also a listing of cadet and sponsor appointments within the program, dated 14 October 1953.

Cadre: not identified.

Sponsors: Frances Price, Agatha Peeples, Marcia Penfield, Betty Jean Reed, and Ann Russell.

Scrapbook, 1953-1958 3925.B Volume 3925.002

Scope and Contents note

The 1953-1958 scrapbook contains approximately 458 photographs with 326 of those having captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also 249 newspaper clippings. Events and headlines included in this scrapbook are visits from GEN H. W. Johnson, GEN Garvin, MG T. C. Rogers; Pershing Rifles in parade; various parades on the Quad; Military Ball (1953-58); President's Day; Crimson White clipping from 1958 describes "successful Military Ball and great Glenn Miller Orchestra"; Governor's Day; photos of cadets with initials and last names (1955-57); brief profiles of sponsors from the Birmingham News and The Crimson White; newspaper coverage of Rifle Team, some AF ROTC; clipping of Margaret Inez Bishop, nursing student and first Army nurse from Alabama accepted in Women's Army Corps, Army Nurse Corps; clippings from the Capstone Cadet (1955); 11 Nov 1954 Veterans Day Parade; Bama Festival (1954-55), includes images of vintage Army communications equipment and display of ROTC recruitment posters; Rifle Team (1954-55), including images of weapons used at firing range; full newspaper page coverage of 1955 Governor's Day (1954-55); Governor's Day where Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama Pelham J. Merrill (alumnus, Alabama Hall of Fame inductee) served as Governor Gordon Persons's representative; and a program from the 1957 Military Ball featuring Tony Pastor.

Cadre: COL Paul J. Mitchell (1956-58), COL Kelly B. Lemmon Jr. (1953-56), and COL William R. Blakely (1951-53).

Significant persons: Harry D. Bonham, University of Alabama dean of administration; University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose, Professor Wade Coleman, Alabama Governor James E. Folsom (also in clippings), University of Alabama President James H. Newman, and Pelham J. Merrill (also in clippings).

Sponsors: Virginia Thomas (1957-1958), Jane Crump, Kay Bounds, Sue Bowden, Kay Roif, Joanna Sharp, Patience Stevens; Jackie Wells (1956-57), Trudy Miller, Jean Quimby, Joanna Sharp, Suzie Bowden, Patty Clayton, Jane Foster (1955-56), Alice Kern, Nedaye Gray, Charlotte Brown, Rosemary Heinz; Alice Kern (1954-55), Jean Jolly, Connie Schmid, Suanne Reid, and Diane Lord.

Scrapbook, 1958-1959 3925.C Volume 3925.003

Scope and Contents note

The 1958-1959 scrapbook contains approximately sixty-six photographs, and fifty-three of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. Army ROTC events and groups documented include Color Guard; distinguished students; Military Ball with Ray McKinley and Glenn Miller Orchestra; Pi Tau Pi Sigma (Signal Corps Honorary Fraternity); Governor's Day with Governor John Patterson and UA President Frank Anthony Rose; visits from GEN Mason and MG Alfred B. Dennison; Air Force ROTC; and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: CPT R. Rice, LTC L. Blackwell, MAJ R. Lyon, CPT S. Biles, CPT J. Wolff, CPT C. Bradshaw, COL J. Williams (Professor of Military Science and Tactics PMST), CPT G. Amburgey, CPT W. Madigan, CPT S. Elias, LTC P. Troup (not pictured); MSG W. Allen, MSG R. Doss, MSG J. Nunnelly, SGT R. Barnhardt, MSG W. McGuffey, MSG C. Reese, SFC J. Lee, SFC W. Clark, SFC R. Oliver, and MSG R. Wilson (not pictured).

Significant persons: Alabama Governor John Patterson, University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose, Ray McKinley and Glenn Miller's Orchestra (distant image).

Sponsors: Cam Craig, S. O'Flinn, V. Thomas, M. McClinton, S. Sanders, B. Trent, J. Carlson, Tutter Heinz, and C. Perkins.

Scrapbook, 1959-1960 3925.D Volume 3925.004

Scope and Contents note

The 1959-1960 scrapbook contains forty-seven photographs, and forty-four of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Foster Auditorium decorated for Military Ball; Governor's Day; Army and Air Force ROTC Cadets in formation on the Quad for President's Day; Scabbard and Blade members; University of Alabama Chapter of Society of American Military Engineers; Pi Tau Pi Sigma members; and a commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: COL J. M. Williams (PMST).

Significant persons: Alabama Governor John Patterson; University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose.

Sponsors: (numerous photos) Virginia Lipscomb, Sister O'Flinn, Joni Carlin, Janet Jensen, Joy Ramsey, Janel Crutchfield, Gerrie Carlson, Barbara Meyer, Sis Pride, and Betty Lindstrom.

Scrapbook, 1960-1961 3925.E Volume 3925.005

Scope and Contents note

The 1960-1961 scrapbook contains approximately 114 photographs taken at various Army ROTC events; some of these photographs have captions that contain specific information about the event and persons in the photographs. Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Crimson Guard and Color Guard; Rifle Team; Scabbard and Blade; Pi Tau Pi Sigma; Governor's Day; visits from GEN Duncan and BG Thames; President's Day; federal inspection with COL D. T. Hamersley; Military Ball; Summer Camp training and social life; and a commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: COL John M. Williams (Professor of Military Science), LTC Lotus B. Blackwell, LTC Will G. Atwood Jr., CPT Samuel Elias, MAJ Ross M. Loyn, CPT Francis W. Newman, CPT Richard G. Lawrence, MAJ Robert E. Huber, CPT James W. Weaver, CPT Charles W. Bradshaw, CPT Charles C. Grissom, SFC Paul M. Arnold, SFC Jack D. Hollingsworth, SFC Clarence M. Hurst, MSG William D. Sundie, SFC William H. Clark, SFC David E. Cameron, MSG William S. Allen Jr., MSG Bill E. McGuffey, and MSG Joe E. Nunnelly.

Significant persons: Alabama Governor John Patterson and University of Alabama president Frank Rose.

Sponsors: Jo Anne Morgan, Joy Ramsey, Robin Swaim, Claudia Paden, Jean Ranier, Olivia James, and Angie Phillips.

Scrapbook, 1961-1962 3925.F

Scope and Contents note

The 1961-1962 scrapbook contains approximately 131 photographs, and forty-three of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include commissioning ceremony; federal visit and inspection; Military Ball; Governor's Day; Rifle Team; President's Day; 1961 Summer Camp training; Cadet Officers' Club Presents the Military Ball program, 1962 February 9; and Commissioning Exercise program, 1962 June 3.

Cadre: MAJ Francis W. Newman, MAJ James W. Weaver, MAJ Ross Lyons, COL Sam J. Rasor, CPT Richard G. Lawrence, CPT Charles W. Bradshaw, CPT James C. Sutherland, CPT Charles C. Grissom; SFC Clarence M. Hurst, MSG Connie A. Reese, MSG Raymond W. Wilson, SFC Paul M. Arnold, SFC David E. Cameron, MSG William D. Sundie, MSG Bill E. McGuffy, SFC Aloysius G. Adamczak, SMA Joe E. Nunnelly, and SSG Orlando W. Lyle.

Significant persons: Alabama Governor John Patterson; University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose.

Sponsors: Angie Phillips, Mary Sue Vogelgesang, Linda Martin, Claudia Paden, Olivia James, Sissy Lanford, and Sue Kelly.

Scrapbook, 1962-1963 3925.G

Scope and Contents note

The 1962-1963 scrapbook has approximately 157 photographs, and thirty-six of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include commissioning ceremony and reception; Alabama Crimson Guard homecoming performance; federal inspection; US Army Aviation Day and display; parade; overhead view of registration day; training on the Quad; Governor's Day; and President's Day.

Cadre: COL Sam J. Rasor.

Significant persons: Alabama Governor George Wallace and University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose.

Sponsors: Jean Rainer, Sissy Lanford, Mary Sue Vogelgesang, Helen Davey, Becky Noojin, Judy Clark, Gay Whetstone, Andrea Spruell, and Jean Thomas (added Spring 62-63).

Scrapbook, 1963-1964 3925.H

Scope and Contents note

The 1963-1964 scrapbook has approximately 138 photographs, and twenty-five of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include counterguerrilla unit training; Military Ball; Governor's Day; President's Day; Fort McClellan field trip, weapons and marksmanship training; cadet summer training camp; and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: not identified.

Significant persons: Alabama Governor George Wallace and University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose.

Sponsors: Pat LeMay, Cathye Cole, Bonnie Gae Bigger, Helen Davy, Jean Thomas, Doane Hammond, and Alda Holt.

Scrapbook, 1964-1965 3925.I

Scope and Contents note

The 1964-1965 scrapbook has approximately eighty-three photographs, and sixty of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include overhead views of ROTC registration; Mary Harmon Bryant receives an award from President Frank Anthony Rose during Sponsor Reception; erection and presentation of new flag pole (1965); Military Ball; Governor's Day; training at Fort Benning; President's Day; Governor Wallace declaring Armed Forces Week; various weapons and devices training; photo of Tuomey Hall; Scabbard and Blade initiation; first two-year scholarship awarded (picture of presentation); and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: COL John W. Paddock.

Significant persons: Mary Harmon Bryant (identified as past Brigade Sponsor), University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose, and Alabama Governor George Wallace.

Sponsors: Margaret Hagood, Susan Copeland, Alda Holt, Kathy Cole, Karen McQuillen, Claudia Vookles, Susan Nomberg, Liz Freeman, and Josette Joseph.

Scrapbook, 1965-1966 3925.J

Scope and Contents note

The 1965-1966 scrapbook has approximately 149 photographs, and fifty-eight of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include the sponsors' reception held by President Frank Rose; 1965 Homecoming Parade (Army ROTC and sponsors lead); Military Ball; Governor's Day 1966, with protest photos; Dr. Rose receives Department of the Army's Certificate of Achievement from COL Paddock; and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: Col John W. Paddock.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose and Alabama Governor George Wallace.

Sponsors: (only new sponsors identified) Barbara Sparks, Heather Strait, and Halcyann Jones.

Note: First color photos in this collection appear on page 13 (1965 November).

Scrapbook, 1966-1967 3925.K

Scope and Contents note

The 1966-1967 scrapbook has approximately 209 photographs, and fifty-five of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include presentation of sponsors with COL Paddock; spring picnic; Homecoming; Crimson Guard at Denny Stadium; cadets marching in inauguration parade for Governor Lurleen B. Wallace in Montgomery; Military Ball; All-Alabama Drill Team Competition; Bama Day festivities, parade route near Alabama Union building; Vietnam War information displays by ROTC; Drum and Bugle Corps; Governor's Day; President's Day; farewell potluck dinner for Cadre; and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: COL John W. Paddock.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose and Alabama Governor Lurleen B. Wallace.

Sponsors: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1967-1968 3925.L

Scope and Contents note

The 1967-1968 scrapbook has approximately 148 photographs, and fifty of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There is also one newspaper clipping. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include fall registration at Foster Auditorium; Homecoming; field training; clipping from the Tuscaloosa News on cadets conducting field training to prepare for summer camp; counterguerrilla cadets viewing high-tech equipment demonstrations at Redstone Arsenal; President's Day; and commissioning ceremony.

Cadre: COL John T. O'Keefe.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose.

Sponsors: Hitsy Parnell, Susan Myerscough, Marilyn Liveakos, Jon Hardy, Lynn Epsman, Becki Neugent, Gwenn Arnold, Judy Boswell, and Rosemary Simpson.

Scrapbook, 1968-1969 3925.M

Scope and Contents note

The 1968-1969 scrapbook has approximately 240 photographs, and sixty-nine of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include sponsors and COL O'Keefe on the steps of Gorgas Library; Homecoming Parade; Gator Bowl and halftime performance; first photo of two African American cadets (p. 12); Rifle Team; commissioning ceremonies; cadets receive medical shots to prepare for Summer Camp; federal inspection; Bama Day 1969 activities; rappelling and hand-to-hand combat demonstrations; counterguerrilla displays; field training exercises; cadets marching in Tuscaloosa Sesquicentennial Parade (1969 April); President's Day; pass and review parade; Governor's Day; awards presentations; cadet inspection and Governor Albert Brewer.

Cadre: COL John T. O'Keefe.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Frank Anthony Rose and Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer.

Sponsors: Hitsy Parnell, Becky Neugent, Amanda Sawyer, Merrill Liveakos, Debbie Chivington, Sandee McRee, Susan Russell, Cynthia Williams, and one identified.

Scrapbook, 1969-1970 3925.N

Scope and Contents note

The 1969-1970 scrapbook has approximately 141 photographs, and fifty-nine of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Governor Brewer's proclamation of Army ROTC Week in the state of Alabama; commissioning ceremonies; Homecoming Parade; COL John T. O'Keefe's retirement ceremony; cadets conduct physical training exercises; President's Day; awards presentation; field training exercises; Bama Day; Scabbard and Blade members; and Military Ball.

Cadre: MAJ Manolakis, COL Groom, MAJ Crump, MAJ Hakola, CPT Gray, MAJ King, MAJ Kuchesky, and CPT Canady.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President F. David Mathews and Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer.

Sponsors: Hitsy Parnell, Cynthia Williams, Lynn Cunningham, Dell Brown, Susan Russell, Barbara Brown, Sandy McRee, and Barbara Adams.

Scrapbook, 1970-1971 3925.O

Scope and Contents note

The 1970-1971 scrapbook has approximately ninety-four photographs, and thirty-three of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include civilian staff and cadre pictured (not identified); field training exercise, Ranger training, Physical Combat Proficiency Test; 1970 Summer Camp; Military Ball; US Army inspection; President's Day; awards presented to sponsors and cadets; birthday party for COL Blalock; and commissioning ceremonies.

Cadre: COL Bill R. Blalock.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: Cynthia Williams, Barbara Adams, Barbara Brown, Sharon Ambrose, Carolyn Slaughter, Susan Snodgrass, Susan McCain, Anna Blackmarr, and Leigh Eckels.

Scrapbook, 1971-1972 3925.P

Scope and Contents note

The 1971-1972 scrapbook has approximately 200 photographs, and seventy of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include first African American sponsor, Gail Ray (p.10); 1971 Summer Camp at Fort Bragg; Veterans' Day open house; Homecoming Parade; Christmas party; commissioning ceremonies; Rifle Team, State Champs; five African American members of the Crimson Guard (p.30); Crimson Guard participates in game day activities; Scabbard and Blade members; various community events; first African American member of Ranger Company (p.35); Ranger training; physical training test; field training exercises; training at Fort McClellan; Awards Day; Military Ball; President's Day; awards presented to sponsors and cadets; two stickers of ROTC uniform patches (p.2); and poster-size Beetle Bailey comic.

Cadre: not identified.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: Barbara Allen, Sharon Patterson, Deborah Kennedy, Nancy Haskins, Ann Williamson, Caron Halsey, Linda Baker, Jane Watkins, Gail Ray, and Carol Morris.

Scrapbook, 1972-1973 3925.Q

Scope and Contents note

The 1972-1973 scrapbook has approximately 264 photographs, and sixty-four of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also four newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include ROTC staff (some identified); collage of photos featuring training events, Homecoming Parade, Military Ball, Toumey House, and other Cadet activities (p.4); Rifle Team, article on their second place finish in All-Alabama competition, and Emily Ruch, first female team member (p.9); 1972 Summer Camp at Fort Bragg; Fort Benning Airborne School; Tuscaloosa visit from Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1972 October 17; Scabbard and Blade blood drive; Veterans Day open house; Homecoming parade; Christmas party and parade; training at Fort McClellan; marksmanship/weapons training; Ranger training at Fort Benning; letter to the editor of the Crimson White defending Army ROTC program and use of the Bible in the program; 1973 President's Day; awards presented to cadets and sponsors; and Camp Horne, summer 1973.

Cadre: COL Bill R. Blaylock, LTC Barker, LTC Hancock, MAJ Meadows, MAJ Hutslar, CPT New, MAJ Wallace, CPT Connoly, CPT Mullins, MAJ Bessilieu, CPT Blaylock, LTC Bedsole, CPT Echols, SGM Duco, MSG Lowe, SSG Butler, and SSG Stewart.

Significant persons: Lord Louis Mountbatten, Jack Warner, Alabama Lieutenant Governor Jere Beasley, Representative Walter Flowers, and University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1973-1974 3925.R

Scope and Contents note

The 1973-1974 scrapbook has approximately 107 photographs,and twenty-two of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also two newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Scabbard and Blade blood drive; Homecoming; 1973 Christmas Parade; open house; winter commissioning ceremonies; Ranger Company training; President's Day; awards presented to cadets and sponsors; and Preamble to the Constitution of the National Society of Scabbard and Blade.

Cadre: not identified.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1974-1975 3925.S

Scope and Contents note

The 1974-1975 scrapbook has approximately 167 photographs, and eighty-one of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Cadet CPT Pat Goodman, commandant of women cadets (first appearance); Ranger Company; Crimson Guard; Cadet Officers Club; Scabbard and Blade members; female enrollment; Army ROTC Sweethearts; battalion's reception for sponsors; visits from GEN Julius T. Becton and Orwin C. Talbott; Homecoming Parade; field training exercises; Military Ball; President's Day; and awards presented to sponsors and cadets. The last three pages, dated 1976-78, document the sponsors' casino party, spring cookout, blood drive, Christmas party, and Heritage Day.

Cadre: COL Paul Revere O'Mary.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: Tricia Morris, Jan Smith, Donna Cook, Debbie Purifoy, Billie Scott, Ceil Smith, Donna Cook, Skey McLeod, Teresa Wells, Jene Miller, Diane Black, and Kathy Hope.

Scrapbook, 1978-1979 3925.T

Scope and Contents note

The 1978-1979 scrapbook has approximately 130 photographs, and thirty-two of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Orienteering Team; physical training; rappelling; Rangers' activities; rifle marksmanship; self-defense training; airborne training; blood drive; raft races; Scabbard and Blade activities; commissioning ceremonies; and Military Ball.

Cadre: not identified.

Sponsors: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1979-1980 3925.U

Scope and Contents note

The 1979-1980 scrapbook has approximately 151 photographs, and twenty-two of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Crimson Guard; parades; Orienteering Team; self-defense training; rifle marksmanship; rappelling; President's Day; and Rifle Team participation in Homecoming Parade. Also in this scrapbook are the last images of sponsors seen in the Homecoming parade.

Cadre: COL Patillo, MAJ Rhoardarmer, MAJ Wahl, MAJ McPherson, CPT Borman, and CPT McClary.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President David Mathews.

Sponsors: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1980-1981 3925.V

Scope and Contents note

The 1980-1981 scrapbook has approximately 150 photographs, and sixty-seven of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also thirteen newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include sesquicentennial anniversary of University of Alabama Army ROTC; Crimson Guard in Homecoming Parade; Mardi Gras Parade; University of Alabama men's basketball game; Homecoming activities; coverage of Homecoming bonfire by the Crimson White; coverage of Crimson Kaydettes participation in American Heart Association Heart Fund Drive by the Tuscaloosa News; Ranger training; participation in raft races; rappelling; commissioning ceremonies; summer camp at Fort Riley, Kansas; Cadet Tony B. Holland, winner of 1981 George C. Marshall Award (nation's highest cadet award); newspaper photo of Bear Bryant and President Gerald Ford; newspaper coverage of new University of Alabama President Joab L. Thomas; Big Al training with cadets; and Bama Bushmasters (Orienteering Team).

Cadre: COL Rutherford, LTC Fields, MAJ McPherson, MAJ Lindauer, CPT Borman, MAJ Wahl, CPT Williams, CPT Collins, CPT Bowden, CPT Barfield, CPT Musgrave, CPT McClary, CPT Roy, CPT Myerholtz, SFC Truman, SGM Gates, MSG Strick, SFC Tatum, SFC Smolak, SGM Duco, and SFC Jones.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Joab L. Thomas, Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, and US President Gerald Ford.

Kaydettes: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1981-1982 3925.W

Scope and Contents note

The 1981-1982 scrapbook has approximately 192 photographs, and fifteen of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also nine newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include advance camp at Fort Riley, Kansas; Fort McClellan field training exercises; newspaper coverage of Kaydettes campaign drive for the American Heart Association; Kaydettes' fall lead-out; scholarships awarded to new cadets; physical training; leadership reaction course; weapons training; eating Army C rations; rappelling;the Crimson White, 1982 March 29, and other articles discuss Ranger Company; and cover from Army Reserve magazine, Spring 1982.

Cadre: COL Frank E. Rutherford.

Significant persons: University of Alabama President Dr. Joab L. Thomas; autographed photo of Crazy Ray (unofficial mascot of Dallas Cowboys; photo addressed to COL Rutherford and UA Army ROTC).

Kaydettes: not identified.

Scrapbook, 1982-1983 3925.X

Scope and Contents note

The 1982-1983 scrapbook has approximately 205 photographs, and fourteen of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also eight newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include field training; drill and ceremonies; Homecoming Parade; balloon-view photo of Ranger bonfire pile; Distinguished Military Student Day; awards presented to cadets; Military Ball; JROTC Day (first seen in these scrapbooks); AF and AJROTC cadets; Rifle Team competition and awards; tanks, vehicles, and helicopters on display; cadet and student interaction; Scabbard and Blade members; Honors Day; Rangers training; Crimson Guard in parade; coverage of Fort Riley summer camp and general information about military and AROTC, The Crimson White, 1982 October 27 and 1983 February 16; Rangers field training exercise, the Crimson White, 1983 April 13; downrange scorecards; program from Military Ball at the Stafford Inn; and three AROTC students named in Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities: David Winton, John Meacham, and Michael Ermert.

Cadre: COL Frank E. Rutherford, MAJ Steven E. Roy, MAJ Richard W. Salery, CPT Thomas H. Barfield, CPT Harold E. King Jr., CPT Steven M. Dougan, SFC Adams L. Jenkins, LTC J. F. Fields, CPT Scott Wilson, SFC James E. Umberger, CPT T. R. Borman, SFC Coston Betania, CPT Tom Bowden, SFC Edward N. Patchett, SFC James R. Smith, SSG J. C. Henry, and MAJ Ronald L. Rold.

Kaydettes: Madelyn Sams, Leslie Coats, Melissa Ford, Amy Agee, Melanie Dyess, Lisa Davis, Cheryl Norwood, Leah Roberts, Leanne Montana, Ann Gustafson, Laura Freeman, Leigh Ann Harrison, Kathy Anderson, Dana Phillips, Scottie Marshall, Dede Bates, Stephanie Ingram, Dina Winston, Pamela White, Elizabeth Payne, Robin Gustafson, Sheri Mason, Brenda Erkins, Libbie Ussery, Lori Marler, Camille Walker, Lillian Buchanan, Kirsten Crysel, Caven Dunbar, Kim Wood, Mandaine Noel, Karen Kellenberger, Donna Faucett, Beth Busby, Cynthia Jester, and Linda Foster.

Scrapbook, 1983-1984 3925.Y

Scope and Contents note

The 1983-1984 scrapbook has approximately 283 photographs, and fourteen of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also ten newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include Military Ball; newspaper coverage of Rifle Team success; Awards Day; field training exercises; leadership reaction course; JROTC Days; Rifle Team competition and awards; photos and newspaper article covering memorial ceremony held by AF and AROTC Cadets honoring Marines killed in 1983 Beirut terrorist attacks from the Crimson White, 1983 November 2; Ranger training; Homecoming Parade; Kaydettes at basketball game and other social functions; Crimson Guard participating in parades, basketball games, and other events; commissioning ceremonies; images of Kentucky versus Alabama men's basketball game; Coach Paul Bryant leaving a football game with Billy Varner(his driver, bodyguard, and valet); article about Cadet Kevin L. McCroan, who received a GEN Creighton W. Abrams scholarship, the Informer (Fort Riley, KS), 1983 November 14; newspaper photo of cadets rappelling from helicopter above the Quad, the Crimson White, 1983 November 4; official fifty foot small bore rifle target; invitation to AROTC Corps of Cadets commissioning ceremony; and certificate certifying that the flag flown over the United States Capitol on October 4, 1983, at the request of the Honorable Richard Shelby, was flown for The University of Alabama Army ROTC Department.

Cadre: not identified.

Significant persons: Coach Paul Bear Bryant; Billy Varner; George M. White, architect of the Capitol; and University of Alabama President Joab L. Thomas.

Kaydettes: not identified.

Rifle Team Scrapbook, 1960-1982 3925.Z

Scope and Contents note

The 1960-1982 scrapbook has approximately sixty-one photographs, and thirty-four of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also fifty-three newspaper clippings. The ROTC Rifle Team events and people documented in this scrapbook include statewide collegiate rifle competitions, Rifle Team named State Champions, 1969-1970; 1st and 2nd place All-Alabama, 1st place ROTC Team; Rifle Team named State Champions, 1970-1971; Rifle Team named State Champions, 1971-1972; extensive coverage of Emily Ruch, second female in University of Alabama history to earn an athletic varsity letter; and coverage from The Commercial Appeal, 1974 February 3, concerning women's equality struggles in athletics, effects from Title IX passage in 1972, and comments from Wilma Rudolph.

Cadre: Coaches CPT Gene New; SGM Curtis Duco.

Counter Guerrilla Company Scrapbook, 1960s 3925.AA

Scope and Contents note

The 1960s scrapbook has approximately seventy-two photographs and nine captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There is also one sketch. The Army ROTC events in this scrapbook include counterguerrilla field and tactical training; hand-to-hand combat training on the Quad and other locations; views of Oliver Locks and Dam training site; training mission at Tuscaloosa Water Works; and Army National Guard Reserve Officer Training Corps Program.

Ranger Company Scrapbook, 1970-1981 3925.AB

Scope and Contents note

The 1970-1981 scrapbook has approximately 610 photographs, and 168 of those have captions either identifying the person(s) or the event. There are also six newspaper clippings. The Army ROTC events and groups documented in this scrapbook include coverage of a practice raid, the Tuscaloosa News, 1980 October 4; 1st Ranger Company Airmobile FTX (1980-1981), events included raid patrol and ambush in Talladega National Forest; joint forces FTX with a Special Forces National Guard team; extensive training photos; cadets preparing Homecoming bonfire throughout the years; rappelling in Coleman Coliseum; cadets entering and participating in Ranger School and Airborne School at Fort Benning; boat races, rafting, and other recreational activities; clipping regarding the first group of females in the Ranger Company who completed FTX activities but due to Army regulations were not permitted to carry rifles; visit from Lord Louis Mountbatten (1972-1973); and Ranger Creed from Ranger Class graduation ceremony program; and six comic illustrations.

Cadre: Advisors CPT James McClary (1978-79), MSG Mark Strick; Advisor MAJ Chuck Foster (1976-77); Advisor MAJ Charles B. Foster (1975-76); Advisor MAJ Connolly (1972-73); Advisors CPT Connolly (1971-72); and CSM Duco.

Significant persons: Lord Louis Mountbatten

Sponsors: Teresa Wells (1974-75); Dianne Black (1972-73).

Miscellaneous photographs 3925.AC (98 photographs) Folder 3925.01