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The JOURNALS

THE JOURNAL of the Birmingham Historical Society, 1977-1987 ($9.95)

Vol. 5 No. 1 1977 / The Autobiography of William Julian Milner, edited & annotated by Lyn Johns. / On Keeping Track of Our History, Marvin Whiting and Mary Bess Kirksey. / Historical Markers Erected by the Society, compiled by Henry DeLeon Southerland.

Vol. 5 No. 2 1977 / Schoolhouse cover / The Origins of an Urban School System: Birmingham, 1873-1900, Ruth B. LaMonte. / On Keeping Track of Our History, Marvin Whiting. / Eklektikos, Marvin Whiting

Vol. 5 No. 3 1978 / Suffragettes Cover / Romance and Reality: The Birmingham Suffragists, 1892-1920, Gillian Goodrich. / On Keeping Track of Our History, Frank M. Jones and Marvin Whiting.

Vol. 5 No. 4 1978 / The Mercy Home and Private Charity in Early Birmingham, Edward S. LaMonte. / The Hawes Riot: All the News Unfit to Print, Jeff Northrup. / The Birmingham Public Library: From Its Beginning until 1927, Virginia Pounds Brown, Mabel Thuston Turner.

Vol. 6 No.1 1979 / Mervin Sterne Cover / The Rise and Fall of Mine Mill in Alabama: The Status Quo Against Interracial Unionism, 1933-1949, Horace Huntley. / The Hawes Affair. Part II, Jeff Northrup.

Vol. 6 No. 2 1979 / Charles Linn Cover / G1en Iris Park and the Residence of Robert Jemison, Sr., Marjorie White. / Images of the Past: Selections from the Work of O. V. Hunt, Robert Corley. / Early Highland and the Magic City, 1884-1893, including Willis J. Milner's "History of Highland Avenue", Lyn Johns.

Vol. 6 No. 3 1980 / Annie Linn Cover / Foundations of a Musical Culture in Birmingham, Alabama: 1871-1900, Fletcher Anderson. / Rosa Zinszer: Birmingham Entrepreneuse Extraordinary, Tim Lennox.

Vol. 6 No. 4 1980 / Progressivism and Nativism: The Race for the Presidency of the City Commission of Birming ham, Alabama in 1917, Michael Breedlove. / "True Americans", Pro and Con Campaign Literature from the 1917 Race for the Presidency of the Birmingham City Commission. Introduction by Marvin Whiting. / An Index to the Changes of the Name or Number Designations of Alleys, Avenues, Circles, Courts, Places, Streets, Terraces, and Ways on the Southside Made by Ordinance of the Commission of the City of Birmingham, Alabama, June 10, 1914, edited and arranged by Alice Bowsher, Ann Burkhardt, Eva Holley, Mary Miller, and Marvin Whiting.

Vol. 7 No. 1 1981 / Wenonah the Magic Word, Marlene Rikard. / Images of Work: Birmingham, 1894-1937, Mitch Menzer & Mike Williams. / In Tribute: The Corporate Benefactors, Patrons and Members of the Society, 1981, ed. Alice Bowsher, Emily Rushing, Marvin Whiting.

Vol. 7 No. 2 1981 / Woodward Journal / The Red Mountain Residence of Mr. & Mrs. A. H. Woodward, Ellen Erdreich. / "Take Everything You Are. . .And Give It Away": Pioneer Industrial Social Workers at TCI, Marlene Rikard.

Vol. 7 No. 3 & 4 1982 / Five Points Journal / Town Within a City: The Five Points South Neighborhood, 1880-1930, Ann Burkhardt, Alice Bowsher, editor.

Vol. 8 No. 1 1983 / Meyer Journal / Robert Randolph Meyer, Sr.: "From much more than modest affluence to generosity to others". / Some Remarks on the Occasion of the Fortieth Anniversary of the Birming-ham Historical Society, January 24, 1983, John C. Henley, III. / Birmingham Craftsman, introduction by Ellen Erdreich. / Melville Coleman Thomas: Letters from the "Magic City," 1887, edited with an introduction by Leah Atkins. / James R. Powell and "This Magic Little City of Ours". A Perspective on Local History, Marvin Whiting. / Buildings Reborn: Alive Again with Adaptive Reuse, Philip Morris. / Design Awards Competition Winners. Impressions of Downtown: Birmingham Poster Competi tion Winners. Marjorie White / What's Special About Birmingham's History, Dwight Young.

Vol. 8 No. 2 1984 / Samford Journal / Frank Park Samford: A Singular Vision, Marvin Y. Whiting. / Influence on the Growth and Development of Auburn University and Samford University, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Samford, Jr., Leslie S. Wright. / The Enslen House, Steve Trimmier. / Buildings Reborn II Poster Competition Winners. Marjorie White / Burst of Gas and Sparks: The Work of Roderick MacKenzie, Gail Andrews Trechsel.

Vol. 9 No.1 1985 / Vulcan Journal / Landmarks: Guiseppi Moretti, edited by Marvin Whiting. / Vulcan Materials Company: Alabama's Share of the Fortune, Frank Pierce. / Interpreting the Historic House, William Seale. / Images of Smithfield: A Photo Essay, Marjorie White. / Henry Edmonds and His Conflict with the Southern Presbyterian Church, 1913-1915, B. Dwain Waldrop. / A Natural History of Village Creek, Carter Hudgins and Marjorie White.

 

PLANNING STUDIES

Coming Soon to our online section

The Birmingham District-A Description, Brief History & Assessment
A scholarly overview and bibliography.

The Birmingham District-A Survey of Cultural Resources
A preliminary guide to the cultural resources associated with the coal, iron, steel, and transportation industries, includes 51 site surveys.

The Birmingham District-An Inventory of Natural and Recreational Resources
Essays and survey sheets describing 79 sites.

The Birmingham District-A Study of Alternatives for an Industrial Heritage District

Southside-Highlands Report-Architectural & Historic Resources & Preservation Recommendations

Village Creek-A Cultural Resources Survey of the Creek Neighborhoods

A Vision for Vulcan-An Operations and Management Plan

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