Photo: Special to The Star
This photo is part of the Banks photography collection housed in the Alabama Room of the Public Library of Anniston and Calhoun County. In the late 1940s, Mayor Exum D. Banks hired an official city photographer to document city life. If you have any more information about this photo, contact the Alabama Room at 256-237-8501 or at P.O. Box 308, Anniston, AL 36202.
To browse the photo collection, visit the library’s homepage, www.anniston.lib.al.us
and click on “Searching Digital Photos Tutorial.” (It’s a video file; you will need to have Shockwave installed.) Copies of the photos can be ordered through the website.