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 (5 total)

Continuation of the Chief C. Walter Soost bio and Mobile police department history, including portraits of Patrolmen Jas. McGinnis, W.H. Dick, C.K. Spiers, and M. Roat. Text continues on page 105.

Final page discussing the history of the Mobile fire department. Police department history begins on page 71.

Ad page for P.W. Walsh & Son

Portrait images of Mobile mayors from the late 19th century and very early 20th century: R.B. Owen, J.C. Rich, C.L. Lavretta, J.C. Bush, and T.S. Fry

Listing of mayors of Mobile, with short accounts of terms served, and portrait of the then current mayor, W.F. Walsh. Portraits for all listed mayors are on page 9.
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