Thursday, July 25, 2013

Parker High School Yearbook Available Online

The 1958 edition of Parker High School's yearbook The Bison is now available online. The following years for The Bison are available for viewing in the Southern History Department: 1952 (photocopy), 1958, 1962 (poor condition), 1969(damaged)-1970, 1972, 1977-1978, 1986, and 1991.

Did you know the library is seeking yearbooks for all Birmingham schools? If you would like to donate a yearbook please contact the staff in the Southern History Department at 205-226-3665. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Bull Connor Papers Available Online

The Theophilus Eugene "Bull" Connor Papers, 1951; 1959-1963 are now available online. The papers, which consist of letters, memoranda, clippings, photographs and reports, are the office files kept by Connor during his last five years as Commissioner of Public Safety. The digitization of his papers includes over 30,000 items and was made possible by a grant from the Library and Technology Service Act (LSTA).