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subject : Birmingham (Ala.)--Statues
postcard
14 cm. x 9 cm postcard
Newspaper Clipping Files -- Vulcan File, Tutwiler Collection of Southern History and Literature Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Gonzalez, May Hampton (creator)
1923
photograph
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue next to the Mines and Machinery Exhibition building at the Alabama State Fairgrounds.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
photograph
The Vulcan statue looms over the many fair-goers at the Alabama State Fairgrounds where Al Campbell Barbecue and Roast Beef Sandwiches stand is located nearby.
Photogaphs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
postcard
Tinted postcard showing a harness race at the Alabama State Fairgrounds, where the Vulcan statue looms over the buildings in the background. The statue stood at the fairground from 1906 until 1936 when it was removed for installation on top of Red Mountain.
Postcard Collection 1081, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
photograph
black and white photograph of Vulcan in pieces at his Red Mountain site during the construction of his pedestal, looking much as he would have in 1904 after he was returned from St. Louis where he was placed in pieces by the rail siding.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1936
photograph
Photograph of Vulcan as he stood at the Alabama State Fairgrounds in Birmingham between 1906-1936 with his hand on backwards, 1930's.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
photograph
Black and whie photograph of two young boys standing on the ground looking at the Vulcan statue atop his pedestal. The spearhead has not yet been replaced by the neon torch.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
photograph
Black and white photograph of the head of Vulcan statue lying on the ground where three boys have taken the opportunity to climb on it.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
photograph
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue atop Red Mountain after the spearhead he was originally holding was replaced with a torch that was lit by either green neon lights or red neon lights that signified whether there had been a traffic fatality within the previous 24-hour period.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
McAlexander, Watson (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of what has been identified as the full-size plaster casts of the Vulcan statue supported by scaffolding.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Cushing, G.M. (creator)
1904
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