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THE ALABAMA ROOM OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS
INTERESTED IN ANNISTON, CALHOUN COUNTY, AND ALABAMA HISTORY AND PERSONAL GENEALOGICAL
Effective January 1, 2008 prints
ordered through the library will incur a handling fee of $5.00. The fee will
be payable prior to placing the print order.
||The members of the AlaBenton Genealogical Society
who attended the 2009 Christmas party included, first row, Carolyn
Hoots, Becky Carden, Lou Walker and Dee Bass; second row, Sallie
Johnston, Lauren Ward and Robert Prince; third row, Deanna Slappey,
Sonny Matthews, Kitty Bussey, Diann Hale, Louise Matthews, Peggy Smith,
Randy Bussey, Shirley Wilson, Tom Mullins, Ann Norton, Carrie Stubbs,
Judith Reaves, Dot Bishop and Mary Francis McGhee.
At its annual meeting in the Ayers Room of the Public
Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, the AlaBenton Genealogical Society
presented gifts to librarian Tom Mullins for the Alabama Room.
The gifts were from AlaBenton, the Patrick Cleburne Chapter of United
Daughters of the Confederacy, the Chinnabee-Ft. Strother Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution, the Cheaha Chapter of the Sons of
the American Revolution, the AlaBenton Genealogical Society and
individual members of the groups.
Ten new books and $3,335 were donated primarily for acquisitions for the
Tee Morgan's books Annie's
Town and Annie's Town Revisited are available for purchase in the Alabama
- BESSIE COLEMAN COLLECTION - Bessie Coleman Robinson was
a local historian who also wrote articles for the Anniston Star. Her collection is
catalogued by subject name. ONLINE
- LENORA MARTIN COLLECTION - Lenora Martin was a local
genealogist. She wrote articles for the Jacksonville News in the mid-1970's. Her
collection is catalogued by subject name. ONLINE
- RUSSELL BROTHER'S PHOTOGRAPHY - Photographs of Anniston
and many of Annistonians taken in the late 1800's and early 1900's. These photographs are
of the local business community and studio portraits. These may be accessed through the library's catalog. Type in the name,
business, or event you are interested in with the word "graphic" (not in
quotation marks) after your search term, and hit enter. Link directly to the picture
by clicking on the small link icon at the bottom right of the returned record.
- LOCAL FUNERAL HOME RECORDS (1946-1998)
Anniston Funeral Home - 1920-22, 1935-36, 1944-94, 1996-98
Lucius Funeral Home - 1937-40, 1948, 1950-54, 1957-64
Miller Funeral Home (Oxford) - 1970-1982
Piedmont Funeral Home - 1943-1990
Usrey Funeral Home (Talladega) - 1951-1984
Kilgore Funeral Home (Pell City) - 1929-1994
Chapel Hill Funeral Home (Pell City) - 1994-1997
Perry Funeral Home (Centre)- 1932-1960
Jordon Funeral Home (Centre) - 1974-1986
Service Funeral Home (Sylacauga) - 1954-56, 1961
Curtis & Sons Funeral Home (Sylacauga) - 1954-55
Cleburne County Funeral Home (Heflin) - 1956-58, 1962-65
Dryden Funeral Home (Heflin) - 1966-68, 1970-75, 1979-91
Roebuck Funeral Home (Jacksonville) - 1972-76
EARLY EDITIONS OF ANNISTON CITY
- 1887-PRESENT (EXCLUDING 1891, 1895, 1897, 1899,
1902-04, 1906-07, 1910-12, 1915-16, 1919-21, 1923, 1925, 1927-28, 1930, 1932-34, 1937,
1939, 1941, 1943, 1944, 1946-47, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1968)
- ANNISTON STAR NEWSPAPER (1900-PRESENT)
- CENSUS RECORDS
- ALABAMA CONFEDERATE SERVICE RECORDS - Complied military
records of those who served in the Civil War from Alabama. These records are also indexed.
- ALABAMA CONFEDERATE PENSION RECORDS - Records of those
who applied for a Civil War pension. Some records are application by the widow.
- REVOLUTIONARY WAR RECORDS - Selected records from the
Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrants applications.
- ANDREA' FILES - A microfilm copy of files compiled by
Leonardo Andrea of South Carolina. His collection spans 20 years of genealogical work. INDEX ONLINE
- HOLLINGSWORTH COLLECTION - This collection contains
numerous sketches of families of the Southeast. Leon Hollingsworth was a certified
genealogist from Georgia with over 30 years of experience.
SURNAME CARD INDEX
LARGE FAMILY FILE COLLECTION
RESEARCH INFORMATION AVAILABLE BY MAIL OR ONLINE FORM
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