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.

Mobile Postcard Album


Mobile Postcard Album


An album of postcards of Mobile, donated to the Mobile Public Library, Local History & Genealogy division


Mobile Public Library


These items may be used for educational and research purposes, but may be protected under U.S. Copyright Law. While MPL may own the physical objects, it is up to the patron to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when using this material.





Collection Items

Greetings from Mobile, Alabama
Aerial view of downtown Mobile and a view of the Bankhead Tunnel on Government Street

Spanish Plaza Fountain
View of the fountain in Spanish Plaza, Mobile, Alabama, in front of Mobile Municipal Auditorium and Theater

Fishmonger Statue
The Fishmonger Statue in Spanish Plaza, a replica of the El Cenachero statue in Málaga, Spain, in front of Mobile Municipal Auditorium and Theater

First National Bank
View of the First National Bank at sunset from the water

Kingfisher Seaplane
View of the "Kingfisher" seaplane of the U.S.S. Alabama

Bay Minette Water Tower
View looking up at the water tower in Bay Minette, Alabama

Fairhope Pier
Image of the pier by Fairhope Beach, in Fairhope, Alabama

Foley Presbyterian Church
View of the front of the Presbyterian Church in Foley, Alabama

Fairhope Methodist Church
View of the front of the Fairhope Methodist Church, in Fairhope, Alabama, with a couple of trees in front of it

Daphne High School
Image of the Daphne High School, in Daphne, Alabama
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