Alabama

Items in the Alabama Collection

Dothan, AL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Dothan, Ala. No. 95701. C.T. American Art. The original name was Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse. The US Circuit Court for the Middle District of Alabama met here until that court was abolished in 1912. The post…

Dothan, AL, United States Post Office
Post card of the United States Post Office in Dothan, Alabama. No. 105-D. Photo by the Raines Studio. A colour picture publication. Boston 15, Mass. This courthouse at 100 West Troy Street was built between 1910 and 1911 by Supervising Architect,…

Montgomery, AL, Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Montgomery, Ala. No. E 16122. The original name was U.S. Post Office and Courthouse. The supervising architect might have been Mifflin E. Bell. It was never placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was…

Montgomery, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office, Montgomery, Alabama. No. 5C-K770. The courthouse was built on property the government bought from a local Methodist church for $114,000. The property was donated to the church under the restriction that it remain…

Montgomery, AL, US Post Office
Post Card of the U.S. Post Office in Montgomery, AL. No. M-9. No. 6A-H1703. James A. Wetmore was the acting supervising Architect. Building was renamed in 1992 the Frank M. Johnson Jr. Federal Building and United States Courthouse for the US District…

Montgomery, AL, Post Office and Federal Building
Post card of the Post Office and Federal Building in Montgomery, Ala. No. A-14948. The U.S. Circuit Court for the Middle District of Alabama met here until that court was abolished in 1912. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit met here…

Montgomery, AL, United States Post Office
Post Card of the United Stqtes Post Office in Montgomery, Alabama. No. M-104. No. 16027. United States Post Office and Courthouse at 15 Lee Street. Original name was the US Post Office and Courthouse. In 1992 it was named for Judge Frank M. Johnson…

Opelika, AL, U.S. Post Office
One post card featuring the United States Post Office in Opelika, Alabama. No. 1. No. 14361 N. Located at 701 Avenue A and the supervising architect was acting James A. Wetmore. It was entered on the National Register of Historic Places on Nov. 18,…

Opelika, AL, United States Post Office and Court House
Three post cards featuring the United States Post Office and Court House in Opelika, Alabama. An extensive renovation of the second floor district court space and the first floor bankruptcy court space in 1996 repaired the deteriorating building. In…

Selma, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Selma, Ala. No. 4. No. OB711-N. This post office located at 908 Alabama Avenue was entered on the national Register of Historic Places on Mar. 26, 1976. It is still in use.

Selma, AL, Government Building
Post card of the government building in Selma, Ala. No. 6. No. 16459. A memorial to two Alabama Senators, John Tyler Morgan and Edmund Winston Pettus was placed on the sidewalk in front of the building. Both died in 1907. The U.S. Circuit Court for…

Mobile, AL, US Court House and Custom House US Post Office at Left
Post Card of US Court House and Custom House, US Post Office at the left, Mobile, Ala. No. 7A-H2625. Named the John Archibald Campbell US Courthouse in 1981 for the associate justice of the US Supreme Court and Assistant Secretary of War for the…

Mobile, AL, Post Office and Federal Building
Post card of Post Office and Federal Building, Mobile, Ala. No. 22. Supervising architect Louis A. Simon. No. 17691. This is one of Mobile's most handsome buildings. The two federal structures occupy the entire block of frontage on St. Joseph Street,…

Mobile, AL, New Post Office, St. Joseph Street
Post Card of New Post Office, St. Joseph St., Mobile, AL. No. 17691. Designed by Carey and Dowling, Mobile architects. An extension, designed by Louis Simon, added in 1904. The building was named after the Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court,…

Mobile, AL, Post Office, St. Joseph Street
Post card of Post Office in Mobile, Ala. No. 22. No. 17691. U. S. Court House and Custom House at 113 St. Joseph Street. This is Mobile's most handsome building; it occupies a space of 116 ft. x 160 feet. The construction work was begun August, 1914,…

Royal St. Looking South Showing Post Office, City Bank Building & Van Antwerp Building, Mobile, Ala.
Post Card Collection - One post card featuring Royal Street looking south showing Post Office, City Bank Building, and Van Antwerp Building in Mobile, Alabama.

Mobile, AL, 5151 Post Office
Post card of the Post Office in Mobile, Ala. (Number 5151). The Royal St. vestibule had twin 3-story cast-iron stairways. The 3rd floor courtoom had a skylight. The U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of Alabama met here until that court was…

Tuscaloosa, AL, Post Office T2
Post Card of the U.S. Post Office at Tuscaloosa, Ala. No. T-2. No. 3B-H1457. The building was acquired by the City of Tuscaloosa in 1968. It is now the Tuscaloosa City Hall. The federal courtroom was, and the city council chamber is, on the second…

Tuscaloosa, AL, US Post Office
Post Card of the Post Office in Tuscaloosa, Ala. No. A-71628. U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse located at 2201 University Blvd. and the supervising architect was James Knox Taylor. Building was entered on the National Register of Historic…

Tuscaloosa, AL, Post Office
Post Card of the Post Office at Tuskaloosa, Ala. No. P3F1. Drawing by M.C. Williamson. Post Card by S.D. Bustiq. Located at 2201 University Blvd. It was built from 1909 until 1910. It is now the Tuscaloosa City Hall. Message on Back: Tuscaloosa.…

Jasper, AL, Post Office
Post Card of the Post Office in Jasper, Ala. Located at 400 19th Street it was built between 1917 and 1919 for the sum of $91,328. It served as a post office until 1968. The City of Jasper purchased it in 1968 to serve as City Hall. It was renovated…

Huntsville, AL, U.S. Post Office and Court House
Two post cards of the U.S. Post Office and Court House in Huntsville, Ala. No. H-6. Built in 1936 and known as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse located at 101 Holmes Avenue. Louis A. Simon was the supervising architect. The courtroom on the 2nd…

Huntsville, AL, Government building
Post Card of the Government Building in Huntsville, Ala. No. 20101. Built 1888-1890. Original name was U.S. Post Office and Federal Court House. Courtroom and related personnel were on the 2nd floor. Jury rooms on the 3rd. Ceased to be a court…

Gadsden, AL, Post Office
Post Card of the Post Office in Gadsden, Alabama, No. 34. Natural Color Post Card. No. 15027N. A rear three story extension was added in 1936. A 1959 fire damaged part of the courtoom ceiling. The court facilities were used by the U.S. District and…

Gadsden, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post Card of the U.S. Post Office in Gadsden, Ala. No. 107. The supervising Architect was Louis A. Simon. The name was the US Federal Building and Courthouse. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 1976. Tichnor Quality…

Gadsden, AL, Post Office
Post Card of the US Post Office in Gadsden, Ala. No. 16910. Message on back: My dearest friend. Will send you a long letter some time this week. Am making your mother frame picture to hang. Will send you some soon. Kisses XXXXX. Miss R. Pattley. From…

Gadsden, AL, Post Office
Two post cards of the Post Office in Gadsden, Ala. No. 6. No. 16910. Built between 1910-1913. U.S. Post Office, U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse. A one story post office completed in 1910. Two floors were added in 1913 creating the court…

Florence, AL, US Post Office
Post Card of the US Post Office in Florence, AL. No. 71694-N. Built between 1911-1913. It was renamed the Justice John McKinley Building for the US Senator from Alabama and Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court. It was placed on the National…

Decatur, AL, Post Office and Federal Building
Post Card of the Post Office and Federal Building in Decatur. AL No. 100394. This Post Office, Federal Building and Courthouse was built in 1964. In 1995 it was named the Seybourn H. Lynne Federal Building. It houses the US District Court and the US…

Decatur, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Decatur, Ala. No. 6A623-N. This was a post office but oral history indicates that court was held in this building at 408 Bank Street. Message on Back: R 8/15/50. a 11/2/50. We have had nice summer but need some…

Decatur, AL, Post Office
Post Card of Decatur, AL Post Office. No. 123583. Tichnor Quality views. Located at 408 Bank Street. It was built in 1925 in the Georgia Revival style. Served as a post office until 1964. Oral history supports court being held here. From 1964 until…

Birmingham, AL, Aerial View
Post Card of the aerial view of Birmingham, AL, No. B 47. Birmingham, leading industrial center of the South, is located in central Alabama. The only spot in the world where coal, iron ore and limestone are found together in large deposits. One of…

Birmingham, AL, Downtown business section
Post card of the downtown business section with Red Mountain in the distance. Birmingham, Ala. No. 4A-H880. Message on front: Hope you had a fine Thanksgiving. Message on Back: Dear Baker and Ruth,- 11/30/34. Got this card while in B'ham at state…

Birmingham, AL, View of the business section
Two post cards of the view of the business section of Birmingham, AL. No. 74. Newest skyline photo of the Magic City, looking southeast, with the U.S. Post Office in foreground and Red Mountain in distance. Birmingham has a 27 story office building,…

Birmingham, AL, U.S. Post Office and Federal Building
Post Card of the US Post Office and Federal Building, Birmingham, AL. No. B-17. No. 2B-H338. Distributed by Moore News Co., Birmingham, AL. Building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 1976.

Birmingham, AL, Post Office 67
Post Card of the Post Office in Birmingham AL. No. 67. No 20139N. The card was probably published about 1945. This building is located at 1800 Fifth Avenue North.

Birmingham, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post Card of the US Post Office in Birmingham AL. No. 65507. Tichnor Quality Views. Post Marked Oct. 8, 1940. One cent stamp. Message on back: Hey! How do you feel. I'm going to church. Wish you were here to go with me. Hope you are enjoying…

Birmingham, AL, US Post Office 23
Two post cards of the US Post Office and Federal Building. No. 65507. In 1926 the roof was removed and the present third and fourth floors were added. The district court moved to the Hugo L. Black United States Courthouse in 1987. Extensive…

Birmingham, AL, US Post Office
Post Card of US Post Office in Birmingham. No. 129452. The original name was US Federal Building and Courthouse. It was renamed in 1990 to the Robert S. Vance Federal Building and US Courthouse for the judge of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals…

Birmingham, AL, US Post Office and Custom House
Post Card of Birmingham AL, US Post Office and Custom House. Series No. 2534. Birmingham, Ala. Art publishers to their majesties the King and Queen. Has a one cent stamp. Post marked Apr. 8 , 1912. Original name was the U.S. Post Office and Federal…

Birmingham, AL, Post Office
Post Card of the Post Office, Birmingham, AL, No. 48. Two million dollar Birmingham Post Office and Federal Building, built of white Alabama and Georgia marble. One of the most beautiful public buildings in the country. No. 1208.

Birmingham, AL, US Post Office at 5th Ave. North
Post Card of Birmingham Post Office at 5th and 19th. No. R-87930. Original Name, U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse and located at 1500 Fifth Avenue North.

Birmingham, AL, U.S. Post Office at 5th Ave.
Post Card of the Birmingham Post Office at 5th Ave. and 19th Street North. Post Card No. 87930. Built appx. 1926. Supervising Architect was James A. Wetmore (acting). Was entered on the National Register of Historic Places on June 3, 1976.

Birmingham, AL, US Post Office 21
Post Card of the US Post Office, Birmingham, AL. No. 2. No. 27112N. Built from 1918 to 1921. James A. Wetmore, Acting Architect. Construction began in 1918 after being delayed by WWI. The US District Court moved here from the 2nd Ave building when…

Birmingham, AL, Prospectus PO and Courthouse
Post Card of the Prospectus of the US Post Office and Court House, Birmingham, ALA. No. A-60328. The proposed new Post Office and Court House is to be located on Fifth Ave., and Nineteenth Street and will cover space appx. 200 by 400 sq. ft. and…

Birmingham, AL, Post Office
Post card of the Birmingham AL Post Office. No. 11739. Required a one cent stamp. Original name was the U.S. Post Office and Federal Building. It was never on the National Register of Historic Places.

Birmingham, AL, U.S. Post Office
Post card of Birmingham Post Office. No. 14277. Built 1892. Architect may have been William A. Freret. The Headquarters for the ND of AL moved from Huntsville to Birmingham in 1885 with offices in the 2nd Avenue building until 1921. The US District…

Anniston, AL, US Court house and Post Office
Post card of the U.S. Post Office in Anniston, AL. No. 20. No. 20768. Built in 1934-1935. Two story rear addition. Message on the back from January 8, 1952. Dear Mrs. Morarske. Mrs. Gurtis Hopemont sent me one of your cards. I'll be glad to trade…

Anniston, AL, U. S. Post Office
Post card of the US Post Office in Anniston, AL. No. 20768. No. 20. Anniston, "The Pearl of the South", nestled amid the foothills of the Appalachian Range of the Blue Ridge Mountains, ranks fourth in the State's industrial centers, and is located in…

Anniston, AL, Post Office and Federal Court House
Postcard of the Post Office and Federal Court House in Anniston AL. No. 36895. Complete plans for an entirely different building in a Colonial style were finished in 1902 and a contract let. Construction of the foundation had begun when the building…

Tuscaloosa, AL, US Post Office
Post Card of the U.S. Post Office at Tuscaloosa, Ala. No. T-2. No. 3B-H1457. The building was acquired by teh City of Tuscaloosa in 1968. It is now the Tuscaloosa City Hall. The federal courtroom was, and the city council chamber is, on the second…

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