Birmingham Boxed Set

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Author J.D. Weeks, a Birmingham native for more than 70 years, brings the past to life in this then-and-now view of a celebrated Southern city. The diverse and rich history of Birmingham’s evolution is depicted in side-by-side images of the past and present. Featuring more than 200 images, readers will travel on a before and after journey through time, comparing present day views with the lost and vanished monuments of the past. 

Birmingham and Jefferson County, Alabama
This volume of nearly 200 vintage postcard views of the county, combined with a thoroughly researched text, takes the reader on a visual historical journey. Landmarks include the Tutwiler Hotel, the Empire Building, Rickwood Field, Legion Field, Arlington, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Witness the rise of the iron and steel industry, and celebrate the rich cultural heritage that various ethnic groups brought to the area.

Birmingham in Vintage Postcards
Often referred to as the "Magic City," Birmingham began as a town located at the intersection of two railroads and then quickly expanded. The vintage postcards collected in this book depict show historic Birmingham's downtown, hospitals, parks, communities, schools, hotels, and industries. Author J.D. Weeks has drawn from his collection of over 3,000 postcards to create this engaging visual history. 
ISBN: 9781589730458
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Alabama
Dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Birmingham by J. D. Weeks
Author J. D. Weeks has lived in the Birmingham area for 70 years and has witnessed many of the changes presented here. This is his third book with Arcadia Publishing.

Birmingham and Jefferson County by Jefferson County Historical Commission
Birmingham Public Library archivist James L. Baggett, along with the Bessemer Hall of History and the Jefferson County Historical Commission, has chosen nearly 200 postcard views of the county and combined them with a thoroughly researched text to create an enlightening tribute to the area’s heritage. Crafted with the care that only Jefferson County natives can bring to such a project, Birmingham and Jefferson County, Alabama is a journey back in time to a fascinating part of the South.

Birmingham in Vintage Postcards by J.D. Weeks
Author J.D. Weeks has drawn from his collection of over 3,000 postcards to create this engaging visual history. Birmingham in Vintage Postcards is sure to be treasured by both longtime Birmingham residents and visitors alike.
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