Selma Alabama Historical Images

Edmund Pettus Bridge

One of the most beautiful bridges on Hwy US 80

Names for former US Senator Edmund Pettus

President Obama Visits Selma Alabama

President Barack Obama speaks at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march from Selma to Montgomery, in Selma, Alabama, Saturday, March 7, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Alabama River Bridge at Selma 1907

1910 Selma City Wharf Alabama River

 1857 Commercial Bank of Alabama one dollar note 

1859 Commercial Bank of Alabama $10.00 Bank Note

U.S. Mail Packet Riverboat under full steam flying an old U.S. Flag as it sails up the Alabama River along the bluffs of Selma Alabama.

Due to its strategic location, Selma became the "arsenal of the South" during the Civil War.

1862 Real Estate Banking of Selma, Alabama

$1.00  Bank Note from the Civil War era. Issued by the Real Estate Banking Company of South Alabama from the historic city of Selma, this note has multiple hand signed signatures, as well as a hand signed date and serial number of 1812 and features vignettes of a train and ferry , as well as a portrait of George Washington. The back of the note is blank, as was common with much currency from the time period.

City National Bank of Selma $10.00 bank note

 Series of 1929 $10 National Bank Note issued by The City National Bank of Selma, Alabama (Charter Number 1736), with a serial number of A022477. It is a small size Type 2 National Bank Note. There are not many known 1929 Hamiltonnotes from Selma.

1861 $3.00 Civil War era bank note

 The Commercial Bank of Selma 

1860 Alabama Selma Real Estate Banking

$3.00 Bank Note G6 sailing ship

1887 Panoramic Map

 Labeled streets opposite of the Alabama River. An inset map of the transportation system into and out of Selma. Artist renderings of the South Side of Water Street, Oberndorf & Ullman Dry Goods, City National Bank, A D Bloch, Commercial Bank of Selma, Ben J Schuster Hardware, and Selma Furniture Co. Alphabetical references are to public buildings, schools, and churches. Numbered references indicate grocers, insurance agencies, banks, gas & electric, furniture companies, and hardware.

Postcard Selma Alabama AL 1906 Broad Street North Streetcar

Federal Courthouse Selma AL 1910

1942 Postcard

Showing Broad Street looking North IN Selma ALABAMA

Selma City Courthouse 1907 

1907 Alabama Ave Selma Alabama

Horse and buggy on Alabama Ava

Hotel Albert 1940s

Broad Street, 1912 Selma Alabama

Selma Railroad station with street car in foreground

Early 1900s