Friday, July 28, 2006

Success and Sorrow: A. C. Oxford, Birmingham's First Resident Photographer

In 1873, A.C. Oxford set his camera up in a window of the courthouse and took the first known photo of downtown Birmingham, then a scattered group of stores and houses lining muddy streets.

Join us August 2 at noon in the Arrington Auditorium for our Brown Bag Program "Success and Sorrow: A. C. Oxford, Birmingham's First Resident Photographer". Alabama photo historian Frances Robb will discuss the career of Birmingham's first major photographer

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