Mobile Public Library Digital Collections

Mobile Public Library Local History & Genealogy Library

The Local History and Genealogy Library is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to the history of Mobile, and the greater Gulf Coast region.

Browse Collections (11 total)

Mobile Tricentennial Video Oral History Project Interview Clips

Oral history interviews of elders in Mobile's African American community

Contributors: Kern Jackson

MPL Scrapbook Collection

Classmates & Memories.pdf

MPL Digital Yearbook Collection

1963.pdf

Digital copies of yearbooks in the Local History & Genealogy Yearbook Collection

Contributors: Oklahoma Correctional Industries

Growing Up in Mobile: Great Depression Slide Collection

I80 . Sep 83 A7.jpg

35mm slides of Mobile during the Great Depression

Contributors: USA Photographic Archives

Growing Up In Mobile: Depression & Wartime, 1929-1949

Elizabeth Vickers Courtney . 1 Jul 1983.mp3

Contributors: USA Photographic Archives, Spring Hill College, Mobile Historic Development Commission

Sheet Music Collection

Frolic of the Frogs . 1900s.pdf

Reverend Taylor's Photograph Collection

Troops in Mobile no tag.jpg

Images from around Mobile taken from Reverend J. J. Taylor's photograph album

Clotilda Collection

clotilda 6.jpg

Items from the Clotilda vertical files and archival collection

Mardi Gras Invitations

OOM 1883.pdf

Ball and Tableau Invitations

Reverend Sullivan's Funeral Cards

Walsh, Madeline.pdf

Funeral cards of residents living in Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke, and Washington Counties