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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

 

image from Bronze Map: 'State Song'

 

28. State Song
Livingston, Sumter County

 

Julia Tutwiler wrote the words to Alabama's state song, "Alabama." She also served as the first president of Livingston State Normal School (now the University of West Alabama). Tutwiler was a pioneer social reformer as well as an educator, championing education for women and prison reform.