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  • Birmingham Campaign of 1963
    The climax of the modern civil rights movement occurred in Birmingham. The city's violent response...
  • Birmingham Cholera Outbreak of 1873
    Just two years after its founding, Birmingham, Jefferson County, was beset by a deadly cholera epidemic...
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, located opposite the city's historic Sixteenth Street Baptist...
  • Birmingham District Coal Strike of 1908
    In 1908, Birmingham witnessed one of the most remarkable labor disputes in American history. A bitter...
  • Birmingham Iron and Steel Companies
    Birmingham owes its 1871 founding to the geological uniqueness of the Jones Valley, the only place on...
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
    Situated in downtown Birmingham, Jefferson County, the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) offers the largest...
  •  The Birmingham News 
    The Birmingham News is Alabama's largest newspaper. The paper has won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for investigative...
  •  Birmingham News Series on Tax Reform
    When editorial writers for the  Bi rmingham  News...
  • Birmingham Pledge
    The Birmingham Pledge is a statement of principles at the heart of a grassroots effort, started in Birmingham...
  • Birmingham Public Library
    Established in 1886, the Birmingham Public Library has grown from a small collection of books kept in...