McCorvey and UA Trustees

Mobile attorney Gessner T. McCorvey, long-time member of the University of Alabama Board of Trustees, is shown here, seated front right, with other members, including businessman Winton M. Blount Jr. (third from left) and Gov. John M. Patterson (back right) in this 1962 photo. McCorvey was instrumental in the expulsion of the university's first African American student, Autherine Lucy.

Courtesy of W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama Libraries