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On April 21, 1928 ….. Jesse W. Cornelius, from Birmingham, Alabama, filed a patent for his invention

On April 21, 1928 ….. Jesse W. Cornelius, from Birmingham, Alabama, filed a patent for his invention of the of the Open Grate for…

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Details of a shootout on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama on May 21 one hundred and thirty years ago

(Men sometimes settled their differences with guns in early Alabama as this story reveals) From The Weekly Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama 5/21/1885 BY ONE BALL…

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Did you know that Birmingham, Alabama was dealing with major fires in 1905 that threatened to destroy the city?

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Amazing! 1887 descriptions of early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama

The following excerpt describing early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama is from the book, BIRMINGHAM & JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA HISTORICAL & BIOGRAPHICAL by Teeple &…

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The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874 when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 1874. A subscription cost $2.00 for a year,…

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Feb. 12, 1874-Business notes, owners and endorsements from 1st edition of the Birmingham Iron Age in 1874

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People and events in Alabama – Transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age, March 5, 1874

Excerpts about people and events in Alabama - transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age published in Birmingham, Alabama on March 5, 1874 by Duval, Roberts…