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Historic Photos of Birmingham in the 50s, 60s, and 70s

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Between 1950 and 1979, Birmingham, Alabama, experienced some of the most dramatic growth and change in its history. Booming suburbs, desegregation, the fall of steel and the rise of medical and educational research, a new emphasis on the fine arts, and other changes imparted to Birmingham a radical new look over that thirty-year period. Historic Photos of Birmingham in the ...more
Hardcover, 206 pages
Published October 28th 2010 by Turner
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Judith
Dec 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I thought the author did a great job of collecting a wide variety of photographs that showcased the city as a whole throughout these decades. It is nice to see that she focused on different areas, including the growth of UAB, that are often overlooked.
Chris
Apr 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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This book is about how Birmingham used to look in the 50s, 60,and 70s. Cars was different, food cost about 10cents or 20cents.
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Barton provides a collection of photographs that shows more than the growth of a city. These photographs provides an insightful look at the Magic City and it's people.
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