Levi Watkins Learning Center Digital Library
The legacy of leadership at Alabama State University began with its presidents. Each leader created and environment of growth and the vision to anticipate trends in education: where we were and where we needed to go. This collection highlights photographs, speeches, correspondence, plaques, and video recordings.
Alabama State College began in the early 20th century and those classes were taught in old buildings and neighborhood churches. All of the buildings used on both campuses in Mobile, Alabama and Montgomery served as early training places for the determined students that enrolled. This collection of buildings lists brief information about …
Dr. John Knight, Jr. is a 1974 graduate of Alabama State University. After graduation, he became the director of public relations, eventually assuming the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer at ASU. In 1981 he became the lead plaintiff in the Knight v.the State of Alabama desegregation lawsuit which …
Dr. John Jones was an athlete and graduate of Alabama State College. A native of New Jersey and high school sport and music came to Alabama State College during the early years of the depression. The John Jones collection includes medals from the Alabama State College Relays, studio recordings and memorabilia from sporting activities and …
The yearbooks of the university are good resouces to find historical records of the activities of students, fauculty, staff, and alumni, to discover a wide variety of topics from academics, student life, sports, clubs, and other major school events. This collection provides the online access to the yearbooks of Alabama State …
The digital collections of the Levi Watkins Learning Center at Alabama State University are built from the rich collections of its Archives Department.
The collections include historic photographs, university yearbooks, thesis and dissertations and other special materials contributed to the library. And the content covers the university history, civil rights movement and more.
The library serves the university and the community as the center for learning and research resources. The digital collections made available here provide one more access to the valuable resources in the library for more users and it's our hope that the collections will benefit a wider range of patrons.