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 (4 total)

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

Article inviting people to join the Library Club of America at any Mobile Public Library location and Bookmobile, including a listing of the bookmobile's summer schedule

Mobile Register article and photo of Emma Harris watching Thomas Maroney, president of Maroney Bookmobile Manufacturing Co., handing the keys to the new library bookmobile to Hank Blasick, director of Mobile Public Library
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