Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
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
Dates: 1861 - 1977
Overview This collection consists of records pertaining to the creation of this LGBT newsletter published in Birmingham, Alabama. The materials include administrative records, community involvement papers, audio and visual materials, and newspaper production files.
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).
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
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.
File — Box 5244: , item: 1
Identifier: Album 1
Abstract University of Alabama campus buildings; dorm rooms; football games; cotton gin; football game in California; Mardi Gras in New Orleans 1932; Gulfport, Mississippi; University of Alabama football team; Northport tornado, March 22, 1932; ROTC; track and field; University of Alabama coed; John "hurry" Cain, halfback on University of Alabama football team; article about the Lynn high school; articles about the Northport tornado, March 22, 1932; other news article; cards of YMCA; Cotillion Club...
Dates: 1930 - 1932
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.
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.
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Overview Papers, photographs, etc., related to her involvement in AIDS outreach in Birmingham
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.
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.
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
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.
Overview Minutes, bank statements, correspondence, news clippings, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, area organization
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
Collection — Box 1: 
Overview The collection consists of eighty copy photographs. Originals were taken by the Farm Security Administration's photographers of Alabama agriculture and industry during the Depression. Primarily images of white and African American sharecropper families and homes, churches, schools, and farm scenes. Photographs were taken around Moundville, Eutaw, Selma, Scottsboro, Greensboro, and Birmingham, Alabama. Originals are stored at the Library of Congress.
Dates: 1930 - 1942
File — Box 5275: Series Box 5275 , Folder: 16
Identifier: Folder 16
Abstract Images of Heramnn family in Birmingham, December 1958; unidentified elderly woman.
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.
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
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.
Overview Floor plans with some detailed drawings, foundation plans, and elevations for approximately 400 house designs by this Birmingham, Alabama, designer
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.
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
Abstract The collection consists of materials relative to Dr. Judson Dowling’s activities as Birmingham, Alabama's first permanent Public Health Officer, 1917-1941, biographical materials about Dowling’s career, and materials concerning posthumous tributes and memorials to Dowling’s life and achievements.
Dates: 1921 - 1941
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
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.
Abstract This collections contains two letters to Murphy, agendas for guidance committee meetings and teacher in-service programs, a bibliography of guidance literature for African-American students, and a 1961 club schedule for Cobb Avenue High School.
Dates: 1953 - 1969
Abstract A short record of work performed by a Birmingham, Alabama glass company in 1958.
Abstract The meeting minutes (1931-1957), membership roll (1949), building fund, and other accounts (1936-1938) of this African-American church in North Birmingham.
Dates: 1931 - 1957
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.
Abstract A carbon copy of transcript of a speech titled "History of American Architecture," given by Smith in September 1963, to volunteers at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
Overview Correspondence and documents from the Oak Hill Memorial Association, caretakers of Oak Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, Alabama.
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
Abstract This collection consists of a miscellany of items pertaining to the Phillips High School (Birmingham, Alabama) class of 1930.
Dates: 1930 - 1980
Overview Postcards collection depicting places from Alabama, United States, and around the world.
Dates: 1890 -1970
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
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, security and insurance records, and other materials of this Birmingham steel company.
Dates: circa 1930-circa 1980
Abstract A paper written by Stephanie O. Staten on the history of the Robinshon family from Birmingham, Alabama. Includes a certificate for "Robinson Family Reunion Day"
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with one hundred and forty-three photographs of Saul Gordon, a University of Alabama student in the early 1930s. Album contains scenes of campus life, including coeds, buildings, football, the band, ROTC and dorm life. Several photographs are depicting devastation caused by the March 22, 1932 Northport tornado. These photographs are accompanied by clippings relating details of the disaster. Album also includes photographs with scenes from the 1932 New...
Dates: 1930 - 1932
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overview Photographs of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dates: 1960 - 1970