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

Title

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

Creator

Judy Walton, MPL Youth Services,
Erin Kellen, MPL Youth Services,
& George Schroeter, MPL Local History & Genealogy

Publisher

Mobile Public Library

Date

1983

Contributor

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

Rights

This file may be freely used for educational uses as long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this file is permitted without written permission from this institution.

Language

English

Items in the Growing Up In Mobile: Depression & Wartime, 1929-1949 Collection

Elizabeth Vickers Courtney Interview - 1 July 1983
Oral history interview of Elizabeth Vickers Courtney at her home at 27 Hillwood Drive

Joaquin M. Holloway, Sr. Interview - 27 June 1983
Oral history interview of Joaquin M. Holloway, Sr. at Mobile Public Library

Mary Francis Plummer Interview - 21 June 1983
Oral history interview of Mary Francis Plummer at the Haunted Bookshop

Tissington House Drawings, 1901 - Rebecca Harrison Project
Drawings by Rebecca Harrison of the Tissington House, built 1901

Vickers House Drawings, 1935 - Rebecca Harrison Project
Drawings by Rebecca Harrison of the Vickers House, built 1935-1936

Architectural Study - Rebecca Harrison Project, with Evaluation - 1983
A comparison of a wealthy upper-class house of 1930 with a wealthy upper-class house of the turn of the century

Bill Bates & Bill Bates V Imaginary Diary Entries - John Adams Project, with Evaluation - 1983
Imaginary diary entries for hypothetical persons Bill Bates and his descendant, Bill Bates V, written by 15 year old John Adams as part of his Growing Up in Mobile: Depression & Wartime project, with critique by historian Elizabeth Barrett Gould

Stone Street Map - John Adams Project - 1983
Map showing location of houses from Appendices I, III, and VI at 471 Schusse Lane, 1914 Stone St., and 1865 Stone St.

Appendix VI - 1865 Stone Street - John Adams Project
Three photos of house located at 1711 Stone Street in 1942; 1865 Stone Street in 1983

Appendices IV & V - St. Stephens Rd. & Andrews St. - John Adams Project
Two photos: unused building on St. Stephens Rd. and Bessie C. Fonville School on St. Andrews St., in use in 1983