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By Beverly Crider

Birmingham (AL) has many extraordinary old landmarks at the present time, yet such a lot of extra are all yet forgotten.

The Bangor Cave on line casino was a world-renowned speakeasy. The Thomas Jefferson lodge featured a zeppelin mooring station, drawing plenty of realization from travelers. different major websites from the prior, corresponding to Hillman medical institution and the structures at the 'Heaviest nook on Earth," are unknown even to natives now.

Local writer Beverly Crider provides an interesting and academic journey via those and extra hidden treasures.

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Lost Birmingham

Birmingham (AL) has many outstanding historical landmarks this day, yet such a lot of extra are all yet forgotten.

The Bangor Cave on line casino used to be a world-renowned speakeasy. The Thomas Jefferson resort featured a zeppelin mooring station, drawing plenty of recognition from travelers. different major websites from the prior, equivalent to Hillman health facility and the structures at the 'Heaviest nook on Earth," are unknown even to natives now.

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It also echoed into subsequent boomlets of children as it reached reproductive age—and gave rise to talk of “tidal waves” of population derived from the original bulge. One peculiar feature of demographic goats is that their ingestion sometimes follows a period of starvation and is sometimes followed by another one; the birth rate of the 1950s and 1960s is again an example, following the small cohorts of he depression years, and experiencing the relative shrinkage afterward. The effect was a period of underdemand, followed by a massive growth, followed by a period of excess capacity and then slower growth if not stagnation in the 1970s.

Internationalization of disciplines only extends the problem, as do opportunities for rapid electronic communication outside the community and nation. What university community remains is “a whole series of communities” (Kerr 1963: 1), and perhaps a residual general community that is largely imagined or supposed, one proclaimed on ceremonial occasions by campus leaders and governing boards, at athletic events, and in times of political crisis. If I may end this chapter on a personal, somewhat ironic note, I confess that I often feel that my university is a community, that I am a member of it, and that I love it as a community.

Internationalization of disciplines only extends the problem, as do opportunities for rapid electronic communication outside the community and nation. What university community remains is “a whole series of communities” (Kerr 1963: 1), and perhaps a residual general community that is largely imagined or supposed, one proclaimed on ceremonial occasions by campus leaders and governing boards, at athletic events, and in times of political crisis. If I may end this chapter on a personal, somewhat ironic note, I confess that I often feel that my university is a community, that I am a member of it, and that I love it as a community.

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