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    Sloss Furnace Presents A Sense of Place: Like It Ain't Never Passed: Life in Sloss Quarters

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    July 7, 2015

    Between 1900 and 1950, Sloss Furnaces maintained company houses throughout Birmingham’s industrial district. Sloss Quarters, the 48 houses adjacent to City Furnaces were designed specifically for black workers. They were typical shotgun style structures, with two rooms set on foundation posts and no indoor plumbing. While not a company town in the strictest sense—the Quarters contained a doctor’s office, a ...more


    UAB Writers' Series Presents Tim Parrish

    Presented by UAB English Department at UAB - Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, Birmingham

    March 9, 2016

    Tim Parrish presents a free reading at UAB. Parrish is the author of three books: Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist, a Memoir (University Press of...more

    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through...more

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