Research "Secret" Revealed

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Did you know that thousands of historians, journalists, novelists and other writers from around the world use the collections of the Birmingham Public Library Archives every year? Using the department’s collection of more than 30 million historical documents, these writers have produced hundreds of books, including five recipients of the Pulitzer Prize.

Listed below are just some of the books researched at Birmingham Public Library and published this year.

Alabama's Civil Rights Trail : an Illustrated Guide to the Cradle of Freedom by Frye Gaillard

At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle L. McGuire

Baseball in Birmingham by Clarence Watkins

Birmingham Sunday by Larry Dane Brimner

Condoleezza Rice : a Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me by Condoleezza Rice

Encyclopedia of African American History by Leslie Alexander and Walter Rucker

Extraordinary, Ordinary People : a Memoir of Family by Condoleezza Rice

Fly Away by Peter Rutkoff and William Scott

From Power to Service : the Story of Lawyers in Alabama by Pat Boyd Rumore

The Grace of Silence by Michele Norris

Historic Photos of Birmingham in the 50s, 60s, and 70s by Jessica L. Barton

A History of Arlington in Birmingham, Alabama by Carolyn Satterfield

In Hock : Pawning in America from Independence through the Great Depression by Wendy A. Woloson

Inventions by Women by Gordon Coutts

Iron and Steel by James R. Bennett and Karen R. Utz

Landscape of Transformations by Michael W. Fazio

Pizitz by Tim Hollis

Remembering Birmingham by James L. Baggett

Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark by Allen Barra

Rising Road : a True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America by Sharon Davies

Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices by Noah Feldman

Speak Truth to Power : the Story of Charles Patrick, a Civil Rights Pioneer by Mignette Y. Patrick Dorsey


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