First Trustee Meeting of the year is Tuesday, March 7th, at noon for lunch, at 2827 Highland Avenue. Note that according to the by-laws, you must attend at least two of the four Trustee meetings annually.
As a reminder, in order to maintain your Trustee status, you must first be a member and current on membership fees, submit an annual conflict of interest statement, and contribute to the society in a significant way. Trustee Service Forms are submitted annually and are available online HERE. There are a limited number of Trustees, and all applications must be approved by the nominating committee.
See you tomorrow!
Please mark your calendars for the fall meeting of the Trustees of Birmingham Historical Society, the first in our new offices at 2827 Highland Avenue/35205 at noon on the second Tuesday of September (September 13th, 2022).
Print copies of Birmingham Historical Society Mission, Accomplishments, and Justification for Support will be in hand and progress reports on the capital campaign for the endowment.
Birmingham has a very rich heritage and Birmingham Historical Society has been researching and publishing educational articles about Birmingham for 80 years. Established in 1942, the Society has published an impressive list of books about its neighborhoods, its origins, its industrial history, and its civil rights history among others.
Want to know more? Join us!
PLEASE NOTE OUR CHANGE OF MAILING ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 321474 BIRMINGHAM, AL 35232
SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS 1977-2021
- 2021. Birmingham: The City Beautiful, Compliments of G. Ward
- 2020. The Birmingham District: An Industrial History and Guide (reprint of 1981 edition)
- 2019. Pretty Posies, Powerful Healing: An Herbal Primer
- 2019. Shades Creek: Flowing Through Time
- 2018. Warren H. Manning’s City Plan for Birmingham, reprint of 1919 plan
- 2016. Birmingham, 1915, reprint
- 2016. For Science and Humanity: Building Southern Research
- 2015. Bob Moody’s Birmingham: A City in Watercolor
- 2014. Mountain Brook-A Historic American Landscape
- 2013. MINUTES-Central Committee of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- 2012. The Jemison Magazine: Birmingham and Mountain Brook, 1926-1930, reprint of the magazines
- 2011. The Jemison Magazine and The Selling of Birmingham, 1910-1914, reprint of the magazines
- 2010. Digging Out of the Great Depression: Federal Programs At Work In and About the Birmingham Area
- 2009. Mountain Brook Village: Then & Now
- 2008. D.O. Whilldin: Alabama Architect
- 2007. Hand Down Unharmed: Olmsted Files on Birmingham Parks: 1910-1925
- 2006. The Olmsted Vision: Parks for Birmingham
- 2005. A Park System for Birmingham, Olmsted Brothers, 1925, Reprint.
- 2004. Art of the New South: Women Artists of Birmingham, 1890-1950
- 2003. A Guide to Architectural Styles Featuring Birmingham Homes
- 2001. Aspiration: Birmingham’s Historic Houses of Worship
- 2001. A Pizella Affair: Portraits of the Comer Family
- 1999. Walking Tours of Birmingham Churches Conducted from 1990-1999
- 1999. Vive Vulcan! Activities for Schools
- 1998. In Celebration of the Restoration of Alabama Power Company’s 1925 Tower
- 1998. Low Virtues: The Value of Human Scale Architecture to Birmingham Urbanism
- 1998. A Walk to Freedom-The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, 1956-1964
- 1997. Birmingham Bound-An Atlas of the South’s Premier Industrial Region
- 1996. Birmingham View: Through the Years in Photographs
- 1995. Birmingham’s Vulcan, reprint 1938 booklet
- 1995. Vulcan & His Times-A Tell all about Birmingham’s Most Famous Landmark
- 1994. The Birmingham Industrial Heritage District Map
- 1992. True Tales of Birmingham
- 1991. Mountain Brook Estates, reprint of a 1926 publication
- 1991. Judge Clarence Allgood: His Brother’s Keeper
- 1990. Cinderella Stories, Transformations of Historic Birmingham Buildings
- 1989. Designs on Birmingham: A Landscape History of a Southern City and its Suburbs
- 1989. Buildings Against Cities: The Struggle to Make Places
- 1988. House Detective: A Guide to Researching Birmingham Buildings
- 1986. Image of the City, by Grady Clay
- 1985. Go To Town, Birmingham: A Public Forum on a Vital City Center
- 1984. Old Birmingham-New Architecture: Student Projects for a Historic Downtown Context
- 1983. Five Points Heritage Hike and Patch
- 1982. Town Within A City: The Five Points South Neighborhood, 1880-1930
- 1981. The Birmingham District: An Industrial History and Guide
- 1980. Birmingham Heritage Hike Guide and Patch
- 1978. The Ghost in the Sloss Furnaces
- 1978. Downtown Discovery Tour
- 1978. Downtown Birmingham: Architectural and Historical Walking Tour Guide
- 1977-1987. The Journal of the Birmingham Historical Society, 14 issues