Friday, February 25, 2011
Jemison Real Estate and Insurance Company developed the cities of Fairfield (Corey) and Mountain Brook. The company also built several neighborhoods, hotels, apartments, and office buildings in Birmingham. In order to promote their real estate ventures the Jemison Company published Jemison Magazine. This fascinating serial is now available online and covers the years 1910-1914 and 1926-1930. It provides numerous photographs, architectural plans, biographies, and articles which will enhance the knowledge and appreciation of the Birmingham metro area.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Now available online is the 1914 publication Play ground day: greater Birmingham play ground demonstration. It includes many photographs of children on local playgrounds, names of the children, and photographs of city officials and leaders.