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Birmingham (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar W. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0013
Abstract [None]
Dates: 1861 - 1977

Alabama Forum Records--CLOSED FOR PROJECT

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1793
Overview Records of this LGBTQ newsletter published in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1977-2002

Alabama hotels and resorts of the past collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0041
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).
Dates: 1830-1836

Alabama Nurses Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0044
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.
Dates: 1913-1977

American Cast Iron Pipe Company nomination binder

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3456
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.
Dates: 1975

Birmingham Examiner financial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0162
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Dates: 1963-1964

Birmingham Printing Pressman's Union minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0163
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Dates: 1913-1916

Bluff Park United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0178
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1978-1981

Judy Bridgers Papers--CLOSED FOR PROJECT

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2411
Overview Papers, photographs, etc., related to her involvement in AIDS outreach in Birmingham
Dates: 1990s

Collective Protection documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0344
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.
Dates: 1941-1945

Edward Calvin Crow correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0378
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.
Dates: 1952

Cruikshank family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0379
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Dates: 1848-1909

W. R. Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3516
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.
Dates: 1905

John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-006
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

Ensley Merchants Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0487
Overview Minutes, bank statements, correspondence, news clippings, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, area organization
Dates: 1929-1944

Janie May Eppes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0489
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
Dates: 1907-1957

Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540
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.
Dates: 1950

Mrs. Oscar Hall scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0611
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
Dates: 1918-1919

A. B. Hanson records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0623
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.
Dates: 1888-1891

Virginia J. Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0018
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."
Dates: 1912-1937

B. L. Holt correspondence on the 1908 Confederate Veterans Reunion

 Collection
Identifier: W-0044
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.
Dates: 1908

J.D. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3541
Overview Floor plans with some detailed drawings, foundation plans, and elevations for approximately 400 house designs by this Birmingham, Alabama, designer
Dates: unknown

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
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.
Dates: 1861-1928

Leslie Porch Kerlin Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WP-005
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"

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1831
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.
Dates: 1963 April 16

"Tall Shadows: Origins and Operations of McGriff, Seibels, and Williams, Inc., Insurance Brokers"

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Identifier: W-0028
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.
Dates: 1985

Collection on the Murder of Father Coyle

 Collection
Identifier: W-0094
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.
Dates: 1921

Oak Hill Memorial Association papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2964
Overview Correspondence and documents from the Oak Hill Memorial Association, caretakers of Oak Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1913-1953

Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-039
Overview Postcards collection depicting places from Alabama, United States, and around the world.
Dates: 1890 -1970

Republic Steel records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1186
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1333
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1372
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.
Dates: 1928-1961

Frank Marion Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1386
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.
Dates: 1941-1949

Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1392
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.
Dates: 1921-1962

Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0104
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.
Dates: 1893-1901

Daniel Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1398
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.
Dates: 1940-1960

Traders' National Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1792
Overview Booklets that have information about the various positions and tasks associated with the bank
Dates: circa 1922 - 1927

Corneille Barnett Tullis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1424
Overview Two unpublished drafts, one is an untitled work and the other is in two parts with the title The Checkmaters.
Dates: Unknown

United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, No. 39, Birmingham, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0048
Overview Records of the United Confederate Veterans Camp W. J. Hardee, in Birmingham, Alabama, between 1906 and 1919.
Dates: 1906-1919

United Confederate Veterans, Camp Wilcox, letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1468
Overview Letter in memory of James Oscar Jefferies, who was a member of the organization
Dates: 1923 July 13

A. S. Williams III Civil Rights Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-016
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

Woodward Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0061
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.
Dates: 1945-1977