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Wednesday, April 05, 2006
New local history photographs online
Birmingham's Turn-of-the-Century Lake Resorts exhibit is now available online.
The streetcar brought tremendous changes to the everyday lives of Americans. Beginning in the late 1800s, the streetcar encouraged the growth of suburbs by allowing people to live miles from their work. The streetcar also opened new avenues for amusement that led to the development of Birmingham’s turn-of-the-century lake resorts. More...