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.

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Juan Torres speaks with his wife and their son, Juan Mario, about his experience as an immigrant from Mexico and the vision his wife had to start Belong, an organization that helps immigrants living in Mobile.

Sisters, Jane Ellis and Sue Cato Winter, share stories about their relatives and reflect on their childhood memories.

Tiffany Collins-Webb speaks with her daughters, Tyana Sias and Makeya Sias, about her childhood traditions, relationship with her grandparents, and love of school and running track.

Brianna Portman speaks with her mother Meredith Portman and her grandmother. They discuss their favorite memories of traveling, Brianna's adoption, and their hopes for the future.

Susie Richardson speaks with her sister-in-law and close friend, Mae Ceal Herndon, about valuing her close family connections, learning to walk without casts despite her doctor's prediction, being a proud parent, and believing in God.

Cynthia "Cindy" Buzzell tells her daughter Kelly Williams about growing up in Marlin, TX, about her parents and grandparents, and tells her favorite memories from childhood.

Elizabeth Dumas speaks with her son, Mike Dumas, about being raised by strong, independent women who influenced her parenting style. They talk about their faith and the importance of honesty.

Joyce Farr speaks with her granddaughter Megan O'Keefe about teaching the Bible, life's difficulties, and her love of God.

Friends Taylor Kingrea and Jayson D'Alessandro talk about their upbringings, what they like about Alabama, and Jayson's experience with dyslexia.

Husbands Cai Unger and Ariel Chavez talk about living in Mobile as immigrants from Germany and Bolivia respectively, their wedding day, and their hopes to start a family.
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