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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 (33 total)

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

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

Seeking to correct a historical mistake Dec. 14 1998 Mobile Register 12A Final Editorial.pdf
Editorial on the spelling of Clotilda

Burial landmark is unveiled in Plateau for Cudjoe Lewis 20 Feb. 2001 5B Mobile Register.pdf
Newspaper article on Cudjo's grave

Preserving black heritage at Africatown Jan. 19 1986 6H, 7H Port City Magazine.pdf
Newspaper article on Africatown and possible state park

Police and community continue search for bust Jan. 21 2002 Final.pdf
Newspaper article on the search for Cudjo's bust
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