Friday, May 05, 2006

Source Material for HistoricBessemer.org

Home descriptions and photos on the BHHA site come from a variety of sources.
We especially appreciate the following:

The Birmingham District: An Industrial History and Guide, Marjorie Longenecker White. The Birmingham Historical Society, 1981.

South Bessemer Inventory. An unpublished research project in progress.

2004 Bessemer Tour of Historical Homes, Jonesboro/Owen Avenue. Brochure published by the BHHA.

2005 Bessemer Tour of Historical Homes, South Highlands, Christmas in Bessemer. Brochure published by the BHHA.


A Field Guide to American Houses
, Virginia and Lee McAlester. Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

The Bessemer Weekly, Special Illustrated Edition. 1901. Reprinted by the Bessemer Hall of History.

The Bessemer Hall of History, 1905 Alabama Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020

And of course, the first-hand descriptions, photos, and research done by the homeowners!

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