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* [[John Longwell]] served as football coach of the [[Samford Bulldogs football|Howard College Bulldogs]].
 
* [[John Longwell]] served as football coach of the [[Samford Bulldogs football|Howard College Bulldogs]].
 
* [[Guy Tutwiler]] joined the Detroit Tigers.
 
* [[Guy Tutwiler]] joined the Detroit Tigers.
 
== Works ==
 
[[Image:Women's Club House.jpg|right|thumb|225px|The Women's Club House]]
 
===Buildings===
 
* [[1st Church of Christ, Scientist (1911 building)|1st Church of Christ, Scientist]]
 
* [[Buck Creek Mill]] addition
 
* [[Alexander Dearborn residence]] at [[Anderson Place]]
 
* [[Drennen Department Store]]
 
* [[Leeds High School]]
 
* [[16th Street Baptist Church]]
 
* [[Roebuck Springs Country Club]]
 
* [[Roper Tunnel]]
 
* [[St Clair County Courthouse]] addition/modification
 
* [[Southside Baptist Church]]
 
* [[Women's Club House]] on [[Highland Avenue]]
 
  
 
== Individuals ==
 
== Individuals ==
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* [[Hansford Chitty]], Confederate veteran  
 
* [[Hansford Chitty]], Confederate veteran  
 
:* ''see also [[List of Birmingham homicides in 1911]]''.
 
:* ''see also [[List of Birmingham homicides in 1911]]''.
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== Works ==
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[[Image:Women's Club House.jpg|right|thumb|225px|The Women's Club House]]
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===Buildings===
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* [[1st Church of Christ, Scientist (1911 building)|1st Church of Christ, Scientist]]
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* [[Buck Creek Mill]] addition
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* [[Drennen Department Store]]
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* [[Leeds High School]]
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* [[16th Street Baptist Church]]
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* [[Roebuck Springs Country Club]]
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* [[Roper Tunnel]]
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* [[St Clair County Courthouse]] addition/modification
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* [[Southside Baptist Church]]
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* [[Women's Club House]] on [[Highland Avenue]]
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

Revision as of 04:04, 18 June 2015

1911 was the 40th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

Events

Former president Theodore Roosevelt addresses a crowd in Ensley during the 7th Annual Conference on Child Labor.

Business

Government

Religion

Sports

Individuals

Births

Gail Patrick

Graduations

Deaths

Works

The Women's Club House

Buildings

See Also

Gallery

Context

In 1911, the first Monte Carlo races were held. A fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City killed 146. The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre. Roald Amundsen's expedition became the first to reach the South Pole.

Books published in 1911 included The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. Popular music published included "Alexander's Ragtime Band" by Irving Berlin and "(On) Moonlight Bay" by Edward Madden & Percy Wenrich.

Notable births in 1911 included burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee, baseball player Hank Greenberg, actress Butterfly McQueen, President Ronald Reagan, author L. Ron Hubbard, murderer Jack Ruby, playwright Tennessee Williams, chemist Melvin Calvin, actor Vincent Price, film composer Bernard Herrmann, singer LaVerne Andrews, actress & dancer Ginger Rogers, actress Lucille Ball, and singer & actor Roy Rogers. Notable deaths included composer Gustav Mahler, dramatist W. S. Gilbert, temperance activist Carrie Nation, Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, aviator Eugene Burton Ely, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer.

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