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3 edition of story of coal and iron in Alabama. found in the catalog.

story of coal and iron in Alabama.

by Ethel Armes

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Alabama.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Alabama.,
    • Iron industry and trade -- Alabama.,
    • Alabama -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the ed. published under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce, Birmingham, Ala.

      SeriesBig business
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.A4 A8 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiv, 581 p.
      Number of Pages581
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5411213M
      ISBN 100405050720
      LC Control Number73001988

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        The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets Child coal miners with mules in Gary, West Virginia in Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Today, West Blocton Coke Ovens Park blends history with nature, providing a place to relax and learn about the history of the industrial era of Alabama and how the Coke Ovens supplied the steel of the South. SOURCES. Armes, Story of coal and iron in Alabama (), pp. ; History of West Blocton ; Bibb ; ; Wikipedia.


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Story of coal and iron in Alabama by Ethel Armes Download PDF EPUB FB2

“A remarkable volume is The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama by Ethel Armes. This handsome work gives a complete history of the development of coal and iron in Alabama. The volume rings with the sentiment of the early pioneers, has quaint photographs of the ruins of old blast furnaces, pictures of the early leaders, letters, bills of lading and illustrations of modern plants.”—Sidney W Cited by:   The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama is a comprehensive and scholarly work portraying in attractive style the growth of the mineral industries in its relation to the development of the state and of the South, in preparation of which the author spent more than five years.” —Thomas McAdory Owen, History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Author: Ethel Armes.

Snippets of personal insights gleaned from The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama I realized about halfway through the book that I had somehow managed to negotiate a half-century of living, four-fifths of it in Birmingham, without knowing much of anything about the history of where I was born and bred/5.

The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama is a comprehensive and scholarly work portraying in attractive style the growth of the mineral industries in its relation to the development of the state and of the South, in preparation of which the author spent more than five years.” —Thomas McAdory Owen, History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Cited by: “A remarkable volume is The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama by Ethel Armes.

This handsome work gives a complete history of the development of coal and iron in Alabama. The volume rings with the sentiment of the early pioneers, has quaint photographs of the ruins of old blast furnaces, pictures of the early leaders, letters, bills of lading and illustrations of modern plants.”—Sidney W.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Armes, Ethel, Story of coal and iron in Alabama. Birmingham, Ala., Pub. under auspices of the Chamber of Commerce, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Birmingham, Ala.: Chamber of Commerce, Description. The story of coal and iron in Alabama Books for college libraries The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, Ethel Marie Armes: Author: Ethel Armes: Publisher: Pub.

under auspices of the Chamber of Commerce, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects. The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama is a history written by Ethel Armes comprehensively detailing the rise of the Birmingham District as an industrial region and of Birmingham as its commercial center.

While published, begrudgingly, under the auspices of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, the initiative for the project was begun by Armes shortly after she arrived in the city as a. Full text of "The story of coal and iron in Alabama" See other formats.

The story of coal and iron in Alabama by Armes, Ethel, ; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Mines and mineral resources, Coal mines and mining, Iron industry and trade Publisher Birmingham, Ala., Pub.

under auspices of the Chamber of commercePages: Coal Valley, also known as Cormick, is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama, United States. History. Coal Valley is named for the abundance of coal in the surrounding area. Coal mines were opened in Coal Valley after the completion of the Georgia Pacific Railway.

The Coal Valley mines played a role in the Alabama coal strike. A post office operated under the name Cormick County: Walker. The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama. Birmingham: Book-Keepers Press, [reprint of ed.].

Atkins, Leah Rawls; William Warren Rogers, and Robert David Ward. An Alabama Legacy: Images of a State. Virginia Beach, VA: The Donning Company/Publishers, Blevins, Brooks. Cattle in the Cotton Fields: A History of Cattle Raising in Alabama. The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama.

Facsimile edition, Birmingham: Book-keepers Press, For many years the standard account of Birmingham's early industrial development, this book is still useful for its readable style and the factual information it contains.

Atkins, Leah Rawls. Corona is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Alabama, United is located on Alabama State Ro miles ( km) west of Oakman. History. Corona was founded in the s after the Corona Coal Company opened mines here.

The first coal shipped from Walker County by rail came from the Corona mines. A post office operated under the name Corona from to County: Walker. In the s and '90s, speculators bid up land prices from $10 an acre to $ to $1, an acre, according to Armes's book, The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama.

The area indeed flourished. Sharecroppers from the countryside and European immigrants flocked to the area to mine coal and do dangerous and taxing work in the furnaces.

The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, is a comprehensive and scholarly work portraying in attractive style the growth of the mineral industries in its relation to the development of the state and of the South, in preparation of which the author spent more than five years.â --Thomas McAdory Owen, History of Alabama, “The documentation of.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The story of coal and iron in Alabama. Armes, Ethel, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in the United States, Google-digitized. Although the name Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company no longer existed, the TCI designation continued to be used by many in the Birmingham community.

In future years, the Birmingham facilities increasingly became known simply as U.S. Steel. Additional Resources Armes, Ethel. The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama.

Reprint. Sold by Shelby County to U.S. Steel subsidiary Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Co., Cottenham served his sentence in shackles, alongside more than 1, convicts at TCI's Pratt mines, digging. The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, Ethel Armes relates that about frontiersmen Caleb Friley and John Jones settled on home sites in Jones Valley.

As additional settlers moved in during the following years, the few bands of the Creek tribe remaining in the general area continued to use theFile Size: 1MB.(shelved 1 time as alabama-history) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Want to Read saving.Becoming Alabama is a state-wide celebration of these events.

Check out the dates below, watch for special events Alabama to destroy coal and iron industries (CW) March 3, - U.S. Congress establishes the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and War flag has a story about how it was created and when it was Size: 5MB.