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 (39 total)

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

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

At Africatown, more to do Sept. 22 2008 Press-Register 6A Editorial.pdf
Editorial on the story of Africatown

Vital history can be lost, forgotten or ignored Oct. 31 2010 Press-Register 21A, 23A.pdf
Newspaper article on the Clotilda and Africatown

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

Last slave ship two page.pdf
Notes concerning the Clotilda

KIC Document 2.pdf
Notes concerning the Clotilda
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