Birmingham Public Library
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Birmingham, Alabama 35203
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subject : African American
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Civil rights violations; bus segregation ordered halted by Interstate Commerce Commission; Montgomery bus boycott; attempts at school desegregation; Supreme Court rules bus segregation is unconstitutional; buses fired upon in Montgomery and Birmingham; Birmingham demonstrations; Montgomery bombings. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
Microfilm (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1950; 1951; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
Newspaper clippings compiled by the staff of the Birmingham Public Library’s Southern History Department on King’s civil rights activities
Birmingha Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Shuttlesworth sues Birmingham for integration of schools and parks; Civil Rights Commission demands voting records of several counties; George Wallace defiance; President Eisenhower's "message" to Alabama; Registrars ordered to testify to Civil Rights Commission; Montgomery closes public parks. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1958; 1959; 1960
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Supreme Court upholds Civil Rights Commission hearings; Montgomery County ordered to release voting records; Mobile ordered to integrate municipal golf course; Macon County ordered to open voting registration to all; Bullock County voting registration declared unconstitutional; Jefferson County denies access to voter registration records; "Freedom Riders" violence in Birmingham and Montgomery. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1960; 1961
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Abernathy and Shuttlesworth arrested in Montgomery; Greyhound Bus Terminal court case; federal court orders halt to Freedom Riders. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1961; 1962
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Sit-in at Talladega; integration of Birmingham airport restaurant ordered; Montgomery Public Library desegregated; military reserve units to integrate; Birmingham voters registration; school desegregation suits filed by Justice Department; Birmingham sit-ins. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1962; 1963
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Rioting and looting in Birmingham; President Kennedy and Governor Wallace confer; Gadsden marches; State Police sent to Birmingham; white mob attacks black ministers at Anniston. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1963; 1964; 1965
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: mob violence at Marion; Wallace bans nighttime racial demonstrations in Dallas and Perry Counties; civil rights compliance forms signed by several state officials; violence in Montgomery; voter registration; Wallace requests U. S. Marshals; bombs are discovered in Birmingham. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1965;
newspaper clipping
Topics covered: Federal examiners controversy; Anniston murder trial; Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach speaks at Mobile; voter registration; Prattville moratorium; Wallace will defy school desegregation guides; new civil rights plan sent to Congress; United States Steel statement. These scrapbooks, compiled by librarians at the Birmingham Public Library, contain newspaper clippings relating to the Civil Rights Movement. The clippings are arranged in three subject areas: national civil rights events, Alabama events, and Mississippi events. The clippings are arranged chronologically within the subject areas.
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Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969
photograph
Black and white photograph of four African American bellhops in front of the Tutwiler Hotel.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1954
photograph
Black and white photograph of Birmingham Packing Company's trucks parked at Woodrow Wilson Park. In the background is the Dr. W.E.B. Davis monument, which was later moved to Hillman Hospital. This statue is one of four in Birmingham that was scuplted by Giuseppe Moretti, the sculptor of the statue of Vulcan.
Oscar V. Hunt Collection 1075, Archives Department (source)
O.V. Hunt (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V., 1881-1962 (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of a Cruse-Crawford manufactured truck used by Firestone Tire Company for service calls.
Oscar V. Hunt Collection 1075, Archives Department (source)
O.V. Hunt (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V., 1881-1962 (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of a produce company in Bessemer, Alabama, with its delivery truck parked in front. Unfortunately, the name of this store is both cropped from the top of the photograph and on the section of the glass-plate negative that is broken.
Oscar V. Hunt Collection 1075, Archives Department (source)
O.V. Hunt (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V., 1881-1962 (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of Industrial High School located at 2079 8th Avenue North which later became Parker High School.
Archives Department Collection 1556 (Photographs, General) (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
1944-11-23
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