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 Items (2050 total)

Martha West Davis talks about her grandfather, Cudjo Lewis, the Clotilde, Cudjo's funeral, Mon Louis Island, the Plateau Community, etc.

Eoline Pope Scott and Odile Pope Owen talk about their father in the Excelsior Band and family memories

Part of the VOHP interview of Paulette Davis Horton, discussing her book, Avenue, the People, the Places, the Memories, and discussing her experiences interviewing Mobilians for the book

Graduation Days, 1943.pdf
Madeline Eddins' Murphy High School scrapbook for the 1942-1943 school year

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View of the inside of a diner, with booths, tables, bar counter, and a jukebox in the back

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Albright & Woods Drugstore window display with Squibb products, including shaving cream, milk of magnesia, with signs advertising "Squibb Home Necessities Week"

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Two ladies standing in the middle of a path looking at a blooming flower bush

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Crowd outside of Roxy Theater, with sign showing "Gone With the Wind. Clark Gable, Vivian Leigh"

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Close up of sign from Building Again image, reading "Building Again to keep pace with our slogan of working 'For Alabama, it's Port, and Progress' "
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