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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 2nd Avenue Looking West

    • "Second Avenue looking West, The Jefferson County Savings Bank to the right and the Tower of the Old Post Office in the distance. The "Old Jefferson Co. Savings Bank Bldg. on the Southeast corner of second Avenue and 21st street is here shown five...
    • 3rd Avenue and 21st Street Facing North

    • 1873
    • This photograph was made by Colonel Oxford in 1873. Birmingham's first photographer. He came to Birmingham from Marion Alabama and was famous as a confederate Veteran. He attended all reunions with his camera, his uniform and his daughter. This...
    • 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...
    • Birmingham 1873 from top of Courthouse

    • 1873
    • "Birmingham 1873 from top of Courthouse. 1) Chimney of old sail 2) First Baptist Church -6th Ave. and 22nd St. 3) First Methodist Church 6th Ave. 21st. St. 4) First B'ham Water Works 13th Ave. and 22nd St. No. 5) T.L. Hudgins Residence 6th Ave. and...
    • Birmingham City Hall

    • "Birmingham City Hall, S.E. corner of 4th Ave. and 19th Street. Destroyed by Fire. The Birmingham Public Library was housed on the top floor of this building and was I believe almost totally destroyed by the fire." - William H. Brantley
    • Birmingham Gun Club at the Fairgrounds

    • "Birmingham Gun Club at the Fairgrounds (1913 - 1916?) ; Fifth from the right in the center is John Philip Sousa, the famous band leader. Others are O.L. Garl- front row, right end. Mrs Garl is sitting on Sousa's left. She was a fine trap shot....
    • Birmingham Hotel

    • "The Birmingham Hotel, at N.W. corner of 2nd Ave. and 18th Street. Later it appropriated the name Florence Hotel and while operating under this name it burned. Several people lost their lives in the fire." - William H. Brantley
    • Birmingham Ledger Building

    • "Birmingham Ledger Building; S. W. corner of 21st Street and 1st Avenue - Today Protective Life Insurance Co. Bldg. is on this site. When the Ledger Bldg. was erected, the concrete foundations and steel work were laid for a much higher building....


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