If you haven't visited the Central Library's Fourth Floor Gallery to see the beautiful artwork by local artists depicting daily life in Birmingham from the Great Depression through World War II, The Birmingham Scene: Seldom Seen Artwork from the 1930s and 1940s will be on display through Friday, December 30, 2011. The artists included in the exhibition are: Birmingham's Frank Hartley Anderson, Richard Coe, Della Dryer, Hannah Elliott, Mamie Fogerty, Martha Henderson Goings, Sarah Greer, Ernest Henderson, Carrie Hill, Roderick MacKenzie, Rosalie Pettus Price, Arthur Stewart, and Walter Swettman.
The Birmingham Scene: Seldom-Seen Artwork from the 1930s and 1940s exhibition
Through Friday, December 30, 2011
Central Library, East Building, Fourth Floor Gallery
C-SPAN visited the Birmingham Public Library and taped the Brown Bag Lunch program, Industrial Voices: The Great Depression, for C-SPAN3's series American History TV. The presentation is by Karen Utz, curator at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, and adjunct history instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The video is also available for viewing online at the C-SPAN Video Library.
For more information on this special exhibition, visit http://bplolinenews.blogspot.com/2011/11/birmingham-scene-exhibition-to-open.html.