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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 (138 total)

clotilda 6.jpg
Image of Abache and Cudjo Lewis

25th Original Africatown Folk Festival slated for this weekend Mar. 14 2007 Press-Register 1B, 6B.pdf
Newspaper article on Africatown festival and history

Religion Bulletin Special Services Union Baptist Church Aug. 14 2004 Mobile Register 5D.pdf
Newspaper article on the 144th anniversary of the Clotilda's landing

Abache image.pdf
Image of Abache


Item 1 African Dreams.pdf
Book review of Sylviane Diouf's book, Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Last Africans Brought to America

Item 5 Africatown.pdf
Newspaper article on Africatown, referencing the Clotilda

Africatown grew on slaves' legends and lore 25 July 1993 Mobile Register 2G.pdf
Newspaper article on the history of Cudjo Lewis and Africatown

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