Re: Why Alabama? #usa #lithuania


Adam Turner
 

Birmingham was a fast-growing steel town at the turn of the 20th century. With the economy booming, there was lots of economic opportunity in catering to the needs of the recently-arrived steelworkers - clothes, shoes, food, etc. 

The ISJL has plenty of background information as a jumping-off point: https://www.isjl.org/encyclopedia-of-southern-jewish-communities.html

Adam Turner

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