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Old 05-12-2012, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Madison, AL
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I'm interested in finding old photos (both historical and everyday) from the 1950s, 60s and 70s of Huntsville, Madison, Madison County etc.

Any ideas on who would be the best to contact? Local papers, city halls, DOT (for highway stuff)?
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:37 PM
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Location: Madison, AL
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Whenever I am in an antique store there is always some big book with old photos.

Hartlex Antique Mall on Hughes in Madison, has a bunch.

The Depot downtown has just as many if not more.

Also the 4th floor of the Madison County Library in Huntsville, they have everything you are looking for.

I did this search myself about 3yrs ago.

Good Luck!
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:32 PM
 
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Wish I could remember the name, but I can't . There is a book with many historical photos of Huntsville. I am almost sure you can find it in the local section at Books A Million.
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:16 PM
 
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Remembering Huntsville by Jacquelyn Procter Reeves

Got my copy from Amazon.
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:30 PM
 
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On Facebook is a group called Huntsville Revisited .. a guy who gathers and posts LOTS of interesting old photos, the discussion around them is fabulous, old memories really flesh out the pictures.
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It's a treasure
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:35 PM
 
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this may be a better link ... Log In | Facebook
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Old 05-14-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Madison, AL
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Thanks guys for the info.
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Old 05-17-2012, 05:00 AM
 
Location: Meridianville, AL
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You can find historical and aerial maps here.....

Alabama Maps
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:39 PM
 
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
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Old Huntsville Photo Gallery
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