BGS Meeting — July 23, 2011 — Robert Jemison and the Development of Birmingham

The Birmingham Genealogical Society meets the fourth Saturday of each month (ex. Nov. & Dec.) at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library. Guests are always welcome!

Next meeting: Saturday, July 23rd at 2 p.m.; Board Meeting at 1:30 p.m.

Meeting Room: Youth Department (Story Castle), 2nd Floor, Main Library building

Speaker: Cathy Criss Adams

Program Topic: Robert Jemison and the Development of Birmingham

Cathy Criss Adams has a B.A. with Distinction in English and Journalism, minor Political Science, from the University of Mississippi and was awarded the Department of Journalism’s Most Outstanding Graduate in 1972.  She is active in several organizations in various capacities:   Vice President, Redmont Neighborhood Association, Founding board member of the Birmingham Jefferson History Museum, Board member of the Oak Hill Memorial Association, Board member of the Birmingham-Jefferson Historical Society, Board member of the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Board member of the Birmingham Historical Society, Vice-chairman, Jefferson County Historical Commission, Sustaining member, Junior League of Birmingham, Member, Independent Presbyterian Church, Past President, Redmont Park Garden Club, English Village Garden Club, Redmont Study Club & Who’s Who in America.

Ms. Adams is also the author of two novels and one non-fiction book, Worthy of Remembrance:  A History of Redmont.

NOTE:  Please note the location change from our “regular” meeting room in the Arrington Auditorium to the meeting room located in the Youth Department.


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