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    • 20th Street Looking North

    • "20th Street. Camera facing north. Notice in the center of 20th Street beginning north of 2nd Avenue trolley, poles in the center of 20th between the street car tracks. So many people got badly hurt by sticking their heads and arms outside the car...
    • Old North Birmingham Dummy

    • "Old North Birmingham Dummy, on 19th street just north of 2nd Ave. The original Florence Hotel in the background building in left edge of picture is on site of what later became the Pizitz building." - William H. Brantley
    • 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...
    • Looking North on 20th Street

    • "Looking North on 20th Street - Left Side; L & N Station, Metropolitan Hotel, Woodward Bldg., Empire Bldg. (white) On Right; First National Bank Bldg., Brown Marx Bldg., Frank Nelson Bldg., Watts Bldg., Tutwiler Hotel" - William H. Brantley
    • The Big Rock

    • "The Big Rock - was located just North of the Court House, which was on the Northeast corner of Third Ave. and 21st St. North. The cars are parked in an alley which runs off of 21st St. The Big Rock was the Upper Right Corner of the building. The...
    • 22nd Street Bridge Looking North

    • "Twenty Second Street Bridge looking north on 22nd from South end of the bridge. The large building to the right is Goodall-Brown Dry Goods Co. which occupies the site of the famous Caldwell Hotel. The twin spires in the left background are St....
    • 21st Street (1890)

    • 1890
    • "21st Street - 1890, Camera facing north. Lower to right center is an old court house at 3rd Avenue and 21st Street. This photo shows the Jefferson County bank building at the time it was a three story building. It is just to the left of the white...
    • Col. Ben Turner

    • Photograph of Col. Ben Turner, born in Slavery in North Carolina. Later became U.S. Representative from Alabama 1st District, 1871-73; defeated, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1880. Died in Selma, Alabama March 21,...
    • Mabson Hotel

    • "The Mabson Hotel on the Northeast Corner of Third Ave. North and 22nd St. The "white" stone of the ground floor is painted. It is really "Red Ore." To the left and across 22nd Street - not shown in the Photograph is St. Paul's Catholic Church." -...
    • Elyton Land Co., Office Building

    • "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

    • "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...
    • Lunsford Hotel

    • "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

    • "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...
    • First House Built in Birmingham, Alabama

    • "First House Built in Birmingham, Al. 1869. Located on First Ave. North, just east of the Southeast Corner (site of the Steiner Building). It was first used as a tool supply house - then for a blacksmith shop. This photo shows the building enclosed...


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