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 (105 total)

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

Mobile Register article with a photo of Howard Barney christening the "Miss Emma" bookmobile with water from the four points of Mobile County where the bookmobiles traveled

Newspaper article and photo about the "Miss Emma" bookmobile being beyond repair and becoming a makeshift library branch in the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center

Press-Register article about Emma Harris being names First Lady of Mobile by the City Council of Beta Sigma Phi

Press-Register article announcing a tea held to celebrate Emma Harris's 100th birthday
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