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 (115 total)

Last Survivor of Slave Ship Deeply Grateful to God, Man . 18 Aug 1935 Mobile Press.pdf
Mobile Press article about the passing of Kazoola, also known as Cujo Lewis

Mabel Dennison talks about her book, including her grandparents, the Clotilde, and Africatown

The river that connects us Nov. 26 2015 Press-Register 2A.pdf
Book review of John Sledge's book on the history of the Mobile River

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

Related Events Nov. 10 2002 Mobile Register 4B.pdf
Newspaper article on events related to the Amistad and the Clotilda

Probate Court Incorporations May 16 1984 Mobile Register 2D.pdf
Newspaper article on the incorporation of Direct Descendants of Africa in Africatown

Descendants of Clotilde survivor heading here by the hundreds Aug. 13 1998 Mobile Register 1A, 13A.pdf
Newspaper article on reunion of some Clotilda survivor descendants

Museum of Mobile's exhibit details slave trade Aug. 5 2007 Mobile County Neighbors 1, 6.pdf
Newspaper article on transatlantic slave trade exhibit

Black heritage trail takes shape Mar. 30 2007 Mobile County Neighbors 1, 6.pdf
Newspaper article on Mobile's black heritage trail including Africatown markers

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