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subject : Vulcan Statue (Birmingham, Ala.)
text
City Hall Reporter (publisher)
Rowell, Raymond J. (creator)
c1972
newsletter
The City Hall Reporter (Birmingham, Ala.) (publisher)
1973-07
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 Vulcan at the State Fairgrounds. In his hand is a flag and between his feet is a sign advertising Sherwin Williams Paints.
General Photographs Collection. Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
n.d.
postcard
Color tinted postcard showing an aerial view of the Vulcan statue and the surrounding park.
Postcard Collection 1081, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
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 atop his pedestal on Red Mountain (Birmingham, Alabama). Television towers are visible in the background.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
McAlexander, Watson (creator)
1960
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 white photograph of workmen posed with Vulcan's leg during raising it to the top of the pedestal on top of Red Mountain. The man in the center, wearing the white coat, has been thought to be the statue's sculptor Giuseppe Moretti; however, he died in San Remo, Italy, in 1935 at 78 years of age.
Photographs, General Collection -- Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1938
photograph
Black and white photograph aerial view of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, as seen from the South showing the Vulcan statue and park in the foreground.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1965
book
[16] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm text txt rdacontent unmediated n rdamedia volume nc rdacarrier
Birmingham Pub. Co. (publisher)
Birmingham Publishing Company (Birmingham, Ala.) (creator)
1938
photograph
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue in pieces on top of Red Mountain awaiting reassembly on the pedestal, which can partly be seen surrounded by scaffolding to the right.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Benham, Albert (creator)
1936
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
Photograph of the statue of Vulcan from the waist down. Photograph was taken in G. Moretti's studio. A horse and carriage are posed between the statue's legs.
Photographs, General Collection -- Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Bogart, A. B. (creator)
1904
photograph
Black and white photograph of Vulcan.
General Photographs Collection. Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham (Ala.) (publisher)
n.d.
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)
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue atop Red Mountain. This image won an award for O.V. Hunt in a local photography contest. He highlighted the statue by retouching the outline of the statue and pedestal, which created a halo effect.
O.V. Hunt Photograph Collection 1074; Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Hunt, O.V. (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V. (creator)
newspaper clipping
Newspaper Vertical File Collection (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
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
Black and white photograph of the statue of Vulcan, still holding the spearhead, atop Red Mountain during the early spring as evidenced by the budding trees in the foreground.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
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