Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
A. S. Williams III Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Overview This collection consists of photographs and manuscripts related to the United States Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968). The images depict major events, key figures, and opposition from hate groups. While the collection focuses heavily on Alabama, there are additional events and locations represented.
Dates: 1920 - 1985
Oscar W. Adams papers
Abstract Correspondence of this Birmingham, Alabama, minister of the A.M.E. Zion Church, principally concerning the struggle to remain solvent during the Great Depression. Also includes budget sheets, receipts, reports, and legal documents for this and other A.M.E churches throughout the South.
Dates: 1909 - 1952
Rucker Agee papers
Dates: 1861 - 1977
Alabama Forum Records--CLOSED FOR PROJECT
Overview Records of this LGBTQ newsletter published in Birmingham, Alabama.
Alabama hotels and resorts of the past collection
Overview Letters, receipts, and transcribed copies of newspaper articles pertaining to notable Alabama hotels, including the Exchange Hotel (Montgomery), the Morris Hotel (Birmingham), the Battle House (Mobile), the DeKalb Hotel (Fort Payne), Fruithurst Inn (Fruithurst), the Alabama Inn (Livingston), Mansion House (Mobile), the Green Bottom Inn (Huntsville), and the Point Clear Hotel (Point Clear).
Alabama Labor Union Ledgers, 1888-1903
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two ledgers dated from 1888 to 1903 from the Birmingham-based United Machinists and Mechanical Engineers of America Local Lodge No. 7. The first ledger is dated from 1888- to 1891 and includes meeting minutes, officer reports, and propositions and resolutions with details of the resulting votes. The second ledger is a list of the local union’s members from 1888- to 1903.
Both ledgers have worn cloth covers and fragile spines. Careful handling is required.
Both ledgers have worn cloth covers and fragile spines. Careful handling is required.
Dates: 1888 - 1903
Alabama Nurses Association records
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, 1913-1940, copies of the organization's newsletter, 1958-1972, miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, and correspondence, a few rosters, and papers relating to admitting African Americans to the association, 1949-1950.
American Cast Iron Pipe Company nomination binder
Scope and Contents The collection contains a binder of materials and photographs nominating the American Cast Iron Pipe Company for Birmingham, Alabama's fifth annual Beautification Award.
Birmingham Examiner financial records
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Birmingham Printing Pressman's Union minutes
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Bluff Park United Methodist Church records
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Judy Bridgers Papers--CLOSED FOR PROJECT
Overview Papers, photographs, etc., related to her involvement in AIDS outreach in Birmingham
Collective Protection documents
Abstract Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Edward Calvin Crow correspondence
Overview Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.
Cruikshank family papers
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
W. R. Cunningham papers
Overview Letter from Birmingham Athletic Club discussing the fall track meet and the meeting minutes, as well as a newspaper clipping also reporting on the track meet.
Ensley Merchants Association records
Overview Minutes, bank statements, correspondence, news clippings, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, area organization
Janie May Eppes papers
Overview Teaching materials and clippings gathered by a Birmingham, Alabama, school teacher for use in her classroom, and in the course of her own education
Will Franke paper
Overview A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.
Mrs. Oscar Hall scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
A. B. Hanson records
Overview Letterbook from 12 March to 15 May 1888, other correspondence and cases, a ledger labeled "pleadings" between 18 July 1888 to 26 February 1891 containing general correspondence and cases, and other miscellaneous material from 1888.
Virginia J. Hanson papers
Overview Contains a memory book documenting the senior year of Virginia J. Hanson, a 1912 graduate of Birmingham High School. Also contains research notes, correspondence and manuscripts related to Hanson's thesis, "Alabama in Legend and Lore."
B. L. Holt correspondence on the 1908 Confederate Veterans Reunion
Overview Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
J.D. Hughes papers
Overview Floor plans with some detailed drawings, foundation plans, and elevations for approximately 400 house designs by this Birmingham, Alabama, designer
James Bowron papers
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection
Overview This collection consists of photographs, drawings and graphic materials depicting John Mason Dill and his coworkers at the end of his working career as one of the draftsman at the engineering office at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Birmingham and Fairfield, Alabama.
Dates: 1911 - 1951
Leslie Porch Kerlin Photographs
Overview Approximately 2,500 black-and-white photographs taken by Leslie Porch Kerlin in Alabama and the Southeast United States, depicting well-known landmarks and natural settings.
Dates: 1915 - 1974
"Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Abstract Contains Martin Luther King's "Birmingham Jail Treatise" or as it is commonly known, "Letter from Birmingham Jail," originally written by King on scraps of paper. This iteration is a copy transcribed and then sent to various clergymen in Birmingham, Alabama, including Reverend Joe C. Higginbotham, and includes the original envelope and transcription control sheet.
"Tall Shadows: Origins and Operations of McGriff, Seibels, and Williams, Inc., Insurance Brokers"
Overview Unpublished corporate history of McGriff, Seibels and Williams Inc., one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Collection on the Murder of Father Coyle
Overview Contains an affidavit, newspaper clipping and the research notes compiled by lawyer John C. Morrow related to the 1921 murder of Birmingham priest Father James Coyle and the subsequent trial of Edwin Stephenson.
Oak Hill Memorial Association papers
Overview Correspondence and documents from the Oak Hill Memorial Association, caretakers of Oak Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Overview Postcards collection depicting places from Alabama, United States, and around the world.
Dates: 1890 -1970
Ralph Wyckoff Libel Suit Legal Files
Overview The legal papers of the lawyer hire to represent the New York Times in defense of the libel suit stemming from an article by Harrison Salisbury , published on 12 April 1960, entitled "Fear and Hatred Grip Birmingham."
Dates: 1960 - 1964
Republic Steel records
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, security and insurance records, and other materials of this Birmingham steel company.
Dates: circa 1930-circa 1980
Nicholas B. Stack papers
Abstract Scrapbooks and other documents of this Birmingham, Alabama, politician dealing with Birmingham politics, mining strikes, and other business endeavors.
Dates: 1884 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1936
J. D. Sutter papers
Overview Contains the plans, letters, lists of supplies needed, and other personal notes of J.D. Sutter, a landscape contractor in Birmingham, Alabama, from the late 1920s through the 1950s.
Frank Marion Taylor papers
Abstract A collection of correspondence, memos and documents related to the military service of this Birmingham resident, including a scrapbook containing newspaper headlines and clippings about World War II, and personal mementos.
Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company documents
Abstract A miscellany of materials relating to the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railway Comapny's Fairfield Steelworks, later a part of the United States Steel Company's industrial empire.
Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Records
Overview Two letterbooks, containing copies of letters written by Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Assistant General Manager G. B. McCormack from 1893 to 1898. Also includes a ledger documenting the company's tax returns from 1894 to 1895, and photographs depicting TCI industrial complexes.
Daniel Thomas papers
Overview Contains the records of Judge Daniel Thomas, including the Birdie Davis vs. School Board, Mobile, Alabama records, which was one of his most important civil rights cases based on desegregation, as well as other case records, certificates, and other notes.
Traders' National Bank Records
Overview Booklets that have information about the various positions and tasks associated with the bank
Dates: circa 1922 - 1927
Corneille Barnett Tullis papers
Overview Two unpublished drafts, one is an untitled work and the other is in two parts with the title The Checkmaters.
United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, No. 39, Birmingham, Alabama, records
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
United Confederate Veterans, Camp Wilcox, letter
Overview Letter in memory of James Oscar Jefferies, who was a member of the organization
Dates: 1923 July 13
Woodward Iron Company records
Overview Correspondence, financial and legal records, annual reports, and employee newsletters produced by the Woodward Iron Company and members of the Woodward Voting Trust, from 1945-1977.