Alabama. Department of Archives and History

The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), founded in 1901, was the nation's first publicly funded, independent state archives agency. Located in Montgomery, ADAH identifies, preserves, and makes accessible records and artifacts of enduring historical value to the state and serves as the official repository for records created by state agencies. For more than a century, the department has followed its core tenets of advocating for the preservation of the state's historical resources and promoting education, specifically regarding Alabama's history.


Location:
P.O. Box 300100 624 Washington Ave. Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone:
+1-334-242-4435

Collections

Name Description
Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 2 Identification photographs of civil rights workers and members of white supremacy organizations distributed by the Alabama Department of Safety in 1965.
Nelson Malden Civil Rights Era Photograph Collection Photographs from Montgomery barber Nelson Malden of Montgomery, Alabama civil rights activities during the early 1960s