Tuesday, September 21, 2010

BPL's Digital Collections Spotlighted by ALA

Homewood Theatre
Homewood Theatre, showing Lon Chaney's While the City Sleeps, c1928

BPL's Digital Collections was recently chosen as American Library Association's (ALA) Digital Library of the Week.

BPL's Digital Collections is an ever-growing resource for students, writers, historians, and citizens interested in learning about the history of Birmingham and her surrounding cities.

The Digital Collections includes maps, 19th century newspapers, Civil Rights history, women artists and Alabama inventors, school yearbooks, and wonderful old photos of the people and places of the past.

Keep apprised of updates via the Digital Collections blog.

East Lake Amusement Park
East Lake Amusement Park, date unknown

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