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 (15 total)

Elizabeth Vickers Courtney . 1 Jul 1983.mp3
Oral history interview of Elizabeth Vickers Courtney at her home at 27 Hillwood Drive

Joaquin M. Holloway, Sr . 27 Jun 1983.mp3
Oral history interview of Joaquin M. Holloway, Sr. at Mobile Public Library

Font Porch . Tacon Tissington House . Harrison.jpg
Drawings by Rebecca Harrison of the Tissington House, built 1901

Screened Porch . Vickers House . Harrison.jpg
Drawings by Rebecca Harrison of the Vickers House, built 1935-1936

Architectural Study . Rebecca Harrison.pdf
A comparison of a wealthy upper-class house of 1930 with a wealthy upper-class house of the turn of the century

Critique and Transcript . Elizabeth Barrett Gould.pdf
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 St. Map.pdf
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 St..pdf
Three photos of house located at 1711 Stone Street in 1942; 1865 Stone Street in 1983

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