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)

Lorna Woods talks about the sense of community and family she experienced growing up in Lewis' Quarters.

Last Survivor of Slave Ship Deeply Grateful to God, Man . 18 Aug 1935 Mobile Press.pdf
Mobile Press article about the passing of Kazoola, also known as Cujo Lewis

Mabel Dennison talks about her book, including her grandparents, the Clotilde, and Africatown

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

Probate Court Incorporations May 16 1984 Mobile Register 2D.pdf
Newspaper article on the incorporation of Direct Descendants of Africa in Africatown

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

Black heritage trail takes shape Mar. 30 2007 Mobile County Neighbors 1, 6.pdf
Newspaper article on Mobile's black heritage trail including Africatown markers

Sound Off Clotilda memories Jan. 26 1998 Mobile Register 2A Final.pdf
Editorial containing memories of the Clotilda
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