Tag: JEFFERSON COUNTY

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Do you know anyone who participated in this local movie in 1929?

[Birmingham, Alabama had a movie production company in 1928 and they made at least two films. This Birmingham News article from July 14, 1929,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

East Lake Atheneum was girl’s school, an orphanage, Catholic offices & now a school again [old pics]

EAST LAKE ATHENEUM Private School for Young Ladies East Lake Atheneum in Birmingham, Alabama was a former private seminary of learning for young ladies. East…

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Biography: William Everette Berry born February 17, 1847 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM EVERETTE BERRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847- aft. 1904) Jefferson County, Alabama William Everette Berry, of Birmingham, Alabama, was born Feb. 17,…

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Fountain Heights [film, photographs] – a historic connection to Birmingham’s past – can it be saved?

Fountain Heights is one of Birmingham's historic neighborhoods, and was home to some of Birmingham's most prominent and wealthy business leaders, but today the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Knights of Pythias established in 1864 to promote friendship between north and south [old photographs]

The Order of Knights of Pythias aim was to heal the wounds between the North and South and promote friendship among men and relieve suffering.…

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Did you know that Birmingham, Alabama was born from a tip about a railroad crossing? See who was involved & historic film

ELYTON LAND COMPANY The city of Birmingham was conceived in the mind of engineer, John T. Milner who had surveyed the route of the…

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Beautiful [photographs] of home of Benjamin P. Worthington, pioneer and a founder of Birmingham, Alabama

These historic photographs take you back in time. Benjamin Pinkney "Pink" Worthington was a pioneer of the area around Avondale/Lakeview area of Birmingham, Alabama.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know Birmingham once had two flourishing horse racetracks in the 1890s? – [old pictures and map]

Two horse racetracks flourished around the turn of the century in Birmingham, Alabama. Trotwood Park was located at 75th Street and 9th Avenue North.…

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Patron – Transcriptions from the February, 26, 1874 of The Birmingham Iron Age newspaper, Birmingham, Alabama

Patron member story  This article and more abstracts are available in the eBook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: or Click …/ to see how to Become a…

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

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Patron+ Arlington – the only antebellum house left in Birmingham has ties to the city’s founders. [photographs & film]

Patron+ member story Arlington in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama is a wonderful example of Greek Revival architecture which dates back to the 1840s. It…