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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Nicola Lawler
Office of Public Relations
256-761-6207

A HALL OF FAME EVENING

Hank and Billye Aaron are coming to Talladega College

Talladega, Alabama—Talladega College will be celebrating 145 years of academic excellence during the first weekend of November. The Annual Founders’ Weekend Celebration will be full of activities to draw the alumni, family and friends of the institution to commemorate its founding.

The guest speakers for the Saturday evening banquet, November 3, will be Hall of Famer, Hank Aaron and his wife Billye. Guests will be sure to enjoy their warm discourse as the institution celebrates the founding as Alabama’s first private liberal arts college and one of the oldest in the nation. For more information about the event and the schedule of activities for the weekend, call Alumni Affairs at 256-761-6205 or 256-761-8832.


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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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