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    • Last Circus Parade

    • 1935?
    • "Last circus parade in Birmingham, Hagenback and Wallace, in early 1930's (about 1935). Camera facing South on 20th Street and placed on top of a street car, so as to look over the crowd." - William H. Brantley
    • Steel Work of the Watts Building

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    • "Steel work of the Watts Building., The site was once used by the Traders Bank. Mr. Charlie Allen Sr. who built the Jefferson Theatre and many other large buildings in B'ham. Was the Contractor. When the work was about the stage shown in the...
    • 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...
    • Elyton Building

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    • "Elyton Building, this photograph made about 1920. This is one of the old buildings of Elyton- said to have been Taylor's Tavern." - William H. Brantley
    • Burning of the BRL and P Building

    • 1927
    • "Burning of the "B. R. L. and P." building at the N.E. corner of the intersection of 21st street and 1st avenue about 1927, The Steiner Building (1890) with the tower of minaret in the background." - William H. Brantley
    • Rube Burrows in His Coffin

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    • "Rube Burrows in his coffin, This famous Alabama outlaw and train robber was being shipped back to Lamar County - his home. While here a public display was made of the corpse to a multitude of people and this photograph made about 1890." - William...
    • 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

    • 1910
    • "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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