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1706 CameraUAB’s new process camera, 1977. Paula Dennis demonstrates the largest camera on the UAB campus, the Print Plant’s new room-sized process camera. The camera used 32 x 32 inch film and a 40 x 50 inch copy board. The Print Plant was moved into a leased building on the 2100 block of 5th Avenue South in 1976 and the university acquired several new pieces of equipment to meet the production needs of the UAB community.

Image ID:  P7.4.1, #0165
1705 LHL
Lister Hill Library, circa 1997.  The expanded and renovated Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences was rededicated in formal ceremonies on May 2, 1997.  The original three-story building was opened in 1971 and had been named in honor of Lister Hill, Alabama's long-time member of Congress.

Image ID: P7.3.13

1704 McCallumPresident Charles A. McCallum, Jr., in his office, circa 1987.  Dr. McCallum became the third President of UAB in April 1987, and he served until September 1993.  He had previously served as Vice President for Health Affairs, as dean of the School of Dentistry, and as chair of the Department of Oral Surgery.  Dr. McCallum came to Birmingham in 1951 as an oral surgery intern and, in 1957, received an MD degree from the Birmingham medical school.  After he retired from UAB, McCallum served two terms as Mayor of Vestavia Hills.

Image ID: P7.2.1, #1082
1703 MHSSterne Library Renovation, March 1987. Before a major move of printed material could be accomplished, new shelving had to be installed by library staff, students, and volunteers. Over 200,000 library volumes were then moved onto the shelving in the new addition of the Mervyn H. Sterne Library so that the original portion of the building could be renovated.

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1702 IBMMedical transcription, 1982.  Cecelia Williams, transcription supervisor, uses one of six new word processing terminals installed in the medical records office at University Hospital.  UAB was the first hospital in the state to use word processors for transcription.  Departmental staff used the new terminals to complete transcription services for UAB physicians.

Image ID:  P7.4.1, #2229
1701 Bartow Bartow Arena, 1997. On January 25, 1997, the arena was formally rededicated as the Gene Bartow Arena, renamed in honor of UAB’s founding Athletic Director and first coach of the men’s basketball team. Coach Bartow made the first shot in the building when the UAB Arena had originally been dedicated on May 19, 1988.

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