Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Brown Bag Program: A Sense of Place: Like It Ain’t Never Passed: Life in Sloss Quarters

sloss furnaces quarters
Between 1900 and 1950, Sloss Furnaces maintained company houses throughout Birmingham’s industrial district. Sloss Quarters, the 48 shotgun houses adjacent to City Furnaces, were designed specifically for African-American workers. Sloss curator Karen Utz will use oral history interviews with former residents to reconstruct life in Sloss Quarters. Wednesday, May 27, noon.

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brown bag imageFeed your body and mind at BPL's Brown Bag Programs. You bring the lunch and we'll bring the drinks. Wednesdays at noon in the Arrington Auditorium located on the 3rd floor of the Linn-Henley Research Library, 2100 Park Place.

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