About Us

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Alabama Original is the online Museum Store of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. It is operated by the Friends of the Alabama Archives. Alabama Original is your one-stop-shop for all things Alabama.

Our physical store is ​located in the heart of downtown Montgomery steps away from the state capitol, From gifts to archival supplies, our mission is to wrap up your visit to the Archives with a bow - and we'll wrap a gift, too!

Founded in 1901, the Alabama Department of Archives & History is the state’s government-records repository, a special-collections library and research facility, and home to the Museum of Alabama, the state history museum. 

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Happy July!!!

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald