Birmingham Postcards, Alabama (Postcard History Series)

Birmingham Postcards, Alabama (Postcard History Series)

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by J. D. Weeks
     
 


At the start of the 20th century, Birmingham was one of the fastest growing cities in the South, sometimes referred to as the "Magic City." It began as a town located at the intersection of two railroads and then quickly expanded and took in neighboring communities. Around this time, photographers traveled around the United States taking photographs of towns and… See more details below

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At the start of the 20th century, Birmingham was one of the fastest growing cities in the South, sometimes referred to as the "Magic City." It began as a town located at the intersection of two railroads and then quickly expanded and took in neighboring communities. Around this time, photographers traveled around the United States taking photographs of towns and cities and turning the photographs into postcards. The postcards collected here show historic Birmingham's downtown, hospitals, parks, communities, schools, hotels, and industries. These images serve as a record of everyday life in this bustling Southern city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738503332
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
62.50(w) x 90.00(h) x 5.00(d)

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