ART + STAGE
Exhibit - Attorney Shores' Scrapbook: The Life and Times of Birmingham's Civil Rights Lawyer
November 4, 2012 - January 27, 2013
The Birmingham Historical Society and the Birmingham Public Library are showcasing the life and times of Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores in a special exhibit, November 4-December 28 at the Central Library. The exhibit features a scrapbook of newspaper reports and printed materials, which Shores collected throughout his legal and political career. A gallery guide and timeline are available at the exhibit and at here. Shores' daughters, Helen Shores Lee and Barbara Sylvia Shores, have written a book about their father. During the November 4 opening reception, they will sign copies of The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill: The Untold Story of Arthur D. Shores and His Family's Fight for Civil Rights.