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 (45 total)

Photo of Mrs. Emma Harris

Proclamation by the City of Mobile designating October 23, 1968, Miss Emma Day

Presentation to have Emma Cortez Harris admitted to the Alabama Hall of Fame

Virginia Historical Society.jpg
Emma Harris's certificate of annual membership for the Virginia Historical Society

Mobile Register clipping dated October 16, 1968, showing Emma Harris, Nicholas S. McGowin, and Hank Blasick at the ceremonial groundbreaking for construction of the Dr. Monte L. Moorer Library

Mobile Register clipping showing Emma Harris and Hank Blasick cutting her cake at her 96th birthday celebration

Mobile Press clipping of Emma Harris being featured in the February 3, 1961, M.O. Beale column

Mobile Press article about "Miss Emma", now 101 years old

Mobile Register clipping showing Hank Blasick and Emma Harris cutting a cake to celebrate Mobile Public Library's 37th anniversary

Mobile Register photo of Emma Harris being presented with the first honorary lifetime membership for Friends of the Library, by FOL president Mrs. Harold S. Cohen and FOL secretary Bill Roberson
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2