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 (55 total)

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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.

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Chandra Brown Stewart speaks with her parents, John Spears and Charleen Brown, about growing up in segregated Mobile, meeting each other, and becoming parents. Chandra reflects on how they instilled in her the importance of helping others along with…

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Vivienne Raczkowski speaks with her parents, Chris Raczkowski and Angela "Ang" Jordan, about the "Christmas Tornado" that hit their home in 2012, their memories of that time in their lives, and what their neighborhood is like now.

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Suzanne Cleveland and her son Stefan each talk about their earliest memories of Mobile, Mardi Gras and remember Hurricane Frederic.

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Best friends, Josh Montgomery and Kerry Ebanks, speak about first meeting and becoming close, spending Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and learning from their mistakes.

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Myra Sands speaks with her daughter, Julie Watson, about the history of Mardi Gras in Mobile and her personal connection to the festivities.

OOM 1904.pdf
Mardi Gras invitation for the OOM 1904

KOP 1876.pdf
Mardi Gras invitation for the KOP 1876

Cowbellion history.pdf
Mardi Gras history of the CDRS 1989
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