Other Resources

JEFFERSON COUNTY ACCESS PORTAL Use this link to find the Tax ID number based on an address in order to find the best information (the tax assessor records) in the Birmingham Public Library Archives regarding historic properties. You will need to enter the entire address and it may be abbreviated, i.e. rd instead of road, cir instead of circle, so try other options if you don’t get any results. Archives is located in the basement of the Linn Henley Library, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL. The records are not available online. However, you can purchase copies at the Archives including photographs and documentation on all properties in Jefferson County.

HISTORIC MARKER PROGRAM Use this link to determine if your property qualifies for an historic marker, and to obtain an application

HISTORIC REHABILITATION TAX CREDITS

BIRMINGHAM HISTORIC DISTRICTS – MAP

HISTORIC ALABAMA BUILDINGS, LANDSCAPES, AND ENGINEERING RECORDS – A TREASURE TROVE OF OVER 800 PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Alabama Heritage Magazine

Alabama Historical Commission

National Register of Historic Places in Alabama

National Register Nominations informational sheet

Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage

Alabama Preservation Alliance

American Association of State and Local History

Birmingham African American Genealogy Group

Bessemer Hall of History

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Public Library

Department of Archives and Manuscripts

Department of Southern History

Birmingham Digital Library

Genealogy

City of Birmingham

Birmingham Commercial Revitalization Districts

Birmingham Historical Commission

Birmingham Landmarks

Design Review Committee

Guide to Researching the History of a House

Gardendale Historical Society

Gardendale History Museum

HABS/HAER/HALS Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Birmingham Industrial District Documentation (HAER AL-105)

Mountain Brook Documentation (HALS AL-2)

Hoover Historical Society

Jefferson County Historical Association

Jefferson County Historical Commission

National Park Service–Cultural Resources Directorate

Heritage Documentation Programs

National Historic Landmarks Program

National Register of Historic Places

National Register Database and Research

National Register Properties in Alabama

Rev Birmingham

Trussville Historical Society

Urban Impact Birmingham

Putting the Past to Use for the Future