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Pamela Sterne King

Historic preservation and public history • Civil rights • Jim Crow segregation and desegregation

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pamela king experts 2017Pamela Sterne King

Department of History


Areas of expertise:

  • Historic preservation and public history
  • Civil Rights
  • Jim Crow Segregation and desegregation



King’s career in academia, historic preservation and public history spans more than 30 years. She worked for 20 years as the first historic preservationist for the City of Birmingham and as a private consultant. She took a lead role in nearly every downtown historic revitalization project from 1983-2006. Through this work she has become an expert in downtown Birmingham and its many historic neighborhoods.



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