Auburn cadets in Montgomery, 1888
Date: 1888 Size: 470x244 pixels
Backs to the wall and rifles at the ready, Auburn cadets struck a martial pose in 1888 for photographer Tresslar at 10 Court Square in Montgomery.  Military training had been an essential part of the curriculum since the founding in 1872 of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama as a land-grant institution.
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