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 (27 total)

growing pains.jpg
Mobile Register article about Mobile Public Library's Ben May Main location shifting their reference materials into what was until then the Museum Room, due to the growing collection

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

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

Businessman, historian Jack Friend dies Nov. 13 2010 Press-Register 1C, 3C.pdf
Newspaper article on local historian Jack Friend's death

At Africatown, more to do Sept. 22 2008 Press-Register 6A Editorial.pdf
Editorial on the story of Africatown

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