Birmingham then and now book
Birmingham Then & Now : Mark Norton :The book is a revised edition of Keith's "Birmingham Then and Now," which Alabama Booksmith owner Jake Reiss says has been one of the most successful titles in the history of his store. When: 2 p. Saturday, June To glance at some of the past and present photographs featured in the book, click on the slideshow at the top of this story. If you are unable to make it to Keith's book signing this afternoon, the Alabama Booksmith will have additional signed copies available in the store, which is at 19th Place South in Homewood.
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Birmingham Then & Now
With Birmingham bustling. The photo of the world-famous Edgbaston Cricket Ground is very different from the scene today. The distinctive Thwaite Memorial Scoreboard, built in , is at the centre and ground staff are testing out a new machine that sucks water from the pitch. In the venue started using a large cover known as the Brumbrella, which has now also been removed. Now the new shopping centre is dominated by glass walls and silver bubbles.
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The last surviving bomber was denied parole in and remained in prison for his role in the mass murder. Men search through the ruins of building burned during a fire in Birmingham, Alabama sparked by racial tension. The medal, the highest Congressional civilian honor, was given posthumously to Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair who died September 15, when a bomb planted bywhite supremacists exploded exploded at the church. The medal is awarded in recognition of how their sacrifice served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Capitol September 10, in Washington, DC. Diane Robertson Braddock wears a necklace with the image of her sister, Carole Robertson, who was one of the four young girls who were killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing during a ceremony to award the girls with the Congressional Gold Medal at the U. Photograph of the Congress of Racial Equality conducted march in memory of Negro youngsters killed in Birmingham bombings.