Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site Of The Stand In The Schoolhouse Door / Foster Auditorium, 1939
July 13, 2004
Foster Auditorium, 1939
Named for Richard Clarke Foster (1895-1941), who, as President of The University of Alabama (1937-1941), raised academic standards and encouraged faculty and graduate research.
Erected by University Of Alabama.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 33° 12.483′ N, 87° 32.641′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker located on the front side of the Foster Auditorium Building # 7059 on the Campus of The University of Alabama. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Malone Hood Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Druid City Hospital School Of Nursing (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The President's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sigma Alpha Epsilon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denny Chimes (approx. 0.2 miles away); University of Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kappa Delta (approx. ¼ mile away); University of Alabama Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
Also see . . . Wallace in the schoolhouse door - NPR. (Submitted on November 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Civil Rights • Education • Notable Events •
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