Birmingham Public Library
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Birmingham, Alabama 35203
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subject : Restaurants--Alabama--Birmingham
photograph
Black and white photograph of Street Car Diner No. 1, located at 629 Twentieth Street South, and its cook. The diner operated from 1942 until 1947 but the streetcar served as an eatery until it was removed about 1960.
Oscar V. Hunt Collection 1075, Archives Department (source)
O.V. Hunt (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V., 1881-1962 (creator)
text
Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject. The Papers, which consist of correspondence, memos, and reports, are the office files kept by "Bull" Connor during his last five years as Commissioner of Public Safety of the City of Birmingham, Alabama.
Theophilus Eugene ‘Bull’ Connor Collection Number 268, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973 (creator)
1962
photograph
Black and white photograph of 18th Street North with views of the Alabama Theatre, Parisian, Florence Cafe, and the Lyric Theatre.
Archives Department Collection 1556 (Photographs, General) (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1929
photograph
Black and white photograph of the restaurant's exterior located on Seventh Avenue, South.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Preston, Charles (creator)
photograph
Ed Salem's Drive-In Restaurant on Seventh Avenue, South.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Preston, Charles (creator)
photograph
Includes "White" and "Colored" entrances. 2130 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233-2213
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization Appraisal Files, 1938-1977, Archives Department (source)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (publisher)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (creator)
Birmingham Public Library Archives Department (source)
Jefferson County Board of Equalization (publisher)
1951-03-12
photograph
My sister and I (Juliette) are hanging out at Baby Doe Restaurant taking photos. There was a well there also. I think it's an old barn on the grounds just before you get to the restaurant.
Birmingham Memory Project (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Watts, Juliette (creator)
Watts, Juliette (contributor)
1975?
photograph
Black and white photograph labeled “'Big Jim' Folsom, Girl Behind Counter, May, 1946.” A young woman is standing behind a lunch counter holding a bottle of Coca-Cola, A Coca-Cola drink cooler is behind her.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Preston, Charles (creator)
1946-05
photograph
Photo of Billy's Dog House located at 2836 7th Avenue South. Includes signs for WSGN and Eli's Sky Castle Drive In.
From the permanent collection of the Birmingham Public Library Archives Department. General Photographs Collection 1556.30.59 (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Board of Equalization (creator)
1950
photograph
Black and white photograph of boarded up building located at 2900 35th Ave N. The building was the home of several restaurants including Miller Restaurant, Charlie Steak House (1944), and Romano Restaurant (1952). Photo inscribed: 2900 35 Ave N'Bham 3170 by Keily.
Archives Department Collection 1556 (Photographs, General) (source)
Birmingham, Alabam (publisher)
Keily, Alfred C. (creator)
n.d.
photograph
Black and white photograph of the Crystal Cafe located on Fourth Avenue North at Twenty-fifth Street. To the right can be seen a sign designating an entrance for use by people of color.
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 truck from the George Jarrell Distribution Company making a delivery at the One Star Cafe.
Oscar V. Hunt Collection 1075, Archives Department (source)
O.V. Hunt (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V., 1881-1962 (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of the interior of the restaurant on opening day. Men can be seen at the counter dining and women and men sit at linen covered tables. Address: 312-314 20th Street North.
Photographs-General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham View (publisher)
Birmingham View Company (creator)
1906-02
photograph
Black and white photograph of La Paree that was located at 2013 5th Avenue North.
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization Appraisal Files, 1938-1977, Archives Department (source)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (publisher)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (creator)
photograph
Color photo of Cafe Italiano and Charles Arndt with snow.
Birmingham Memory Project (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
McDavid, John (creator)
John McDavid (contributor)
1978-01-20
photograph
Black and white photograph of Dale's Cellar restaurant with Tex Ritter and "Happy Hal” Byrnes seated at a table.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Preston, Charles (creator)
1955-11
photograph
Black and white picture of the Champion Theatre and other businesses located on the 1700 block of 4th Avenue North.
Archives Department. W.B. Phillips Collection no. 69 (source)
W.B. Phillips (publisher)
1939
newspaper clipping
Includes black and white photograph.
Newspaper Vertical File Collection (source)
Birmingham News (publisher)
Kiefer, Joe (creator)
1987-12-31
photograph
Black and white photograph of the restaurant's interior.
Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
Preston, Charles (creator)
Birmingham Public Library Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
photograph
Black and white photograph of the interior of La Paree that was located at 2013 5th Avenue North. Shows cloth covered tables and booths.
Archives Department. Charlie Preston Collection no. 98. (source)
Charlie Preston Photography Studio (publisher)
Preston, Charlie (creator)
photograph
Black and white photograph of Jack's Restaurant (of no relation to the Hamburger franchise) on Twenth-fifth Avenue, Northwest in Center Point. This building had previously been the old Center Point post office.
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization Appraisal Files, 1938-1977, Archives Department (source)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (publisher)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (creator)
photograph
Joy Young Restaurant was located at 412 20th St. North
Dobbs Birmingham View Collection 1509, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham View (publisher)
Birmingham View Company (creator)
1937
photograph
Black and white photograph of Joy Young's exterior.
Archives Department Collection 1556 (Photographs, General) (source)
Birmingham View (publisher)
n.d.
photograph
425 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233-2013
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization Appraisal Files, 1938-1977, Archives Department (source)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (publisher)
Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization (creator)
photograph
Black and white photo depicting restaurants in the 1700 block on Fourth Avenue North.
Archives Department. W. B. Phillips Collection no. 69 (source)
W.B. Phillips (publisher)
Phillips, W.B. (contributor)
1939
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