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    • Elyton Land Co., Office Building

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    • "Elyton Land Co., Office Building, They used the Ground Floor. Later a Hotel was here, operated by Mr. Borders. This is the North East Corner of Morris Ave. and 20th St. and today (1957) the site is used by the First National Bank as a parking lot...
    • St. John's Episcopal Church

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    • "St. John's- Episcopal, Elyton, Fronting on Tuskaloosa Ave., located on the North side and facing south. Behind this church was the old Eubanks Home Place, present (1957) location of the Juvenile Court. For more information about this church read...
    • 19th Street Looking North

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    • "19th Street looking north. Camera was on 19th between 1st and 2nd Avenue. Florence Hotel is on the left. Across from Florence was Peerless Saloon. A famous saloon. Further to the left is the old First Methodist Church on the S.W. corner of 4th...
    • Bluff Park Hotel

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    • "Bluff Park Hotel - Atop Shades Mountain. It was built before 1900 and was convenient summer resort for Birmingham people. It was located on the Crest of Shades, facing and overlooking Shades Valley, several miles west of where the present (1957)...
    • Florence Hotel

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    • "Florence Hotel, This is the original Florence at the N.W. corner of Second Ave. and 19th Street. This site was used by old Louis Saks store, and today by Newberrys Store (1957)" - William H. Brantley
    • Metropolitan Hotel

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    • "The Metropolitan Hotel, 20th Street, West Side between Morris Avenue and First Avenue. This photograph was made within the last few years (it is now 1957). This building was torn down this year." - William H. Brantley
    • Lunsford Hotel

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    • "The Lunsford Hotel, 21st Street North on East side of street at Second Alley - On the other side of the Alley is the Jackson Building (1957). The two top stories of this old building were removed several years ago." - William H. Brantley
    • American Trust Bank Building

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    • "The American Trust Bank Bldg., - later through merger The American - Trader Bank Building and through a still later merger, The First National Bank Building. It is located at the South East Corner of First Ave. North and Twentieth Street. Today...
    • Red Mountain Park

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    • "Red Mountain Park, At the top of Red Mountain. The Park Company also operated the Dummy Line. The building is to the left of the present (1957) Montgomery Highway as it passes through the gap going South, and the dummy is in the gap." - William H....
    • Relic of Elyton

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    • "Relic of Elyton, This building stood on the north side of Tuskaloosa Road (Ave.) across the street from the present (1957) Masonic Hall. It was built for a Tavern about 1890 Mr. Salter operated a store in the building. The front of the building is...
    • Good Road Tour

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    • "Good Road Tour, promoted by The Birmingham Ledger. This photograph, about 1910, with a motor caravan headed South for Montgomery. It is atop Red Mountain almost in the gap below Vulcan now. (1957). The man in front of the automobile is Dr. Dedman...

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