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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 (8 total)

Rosemary Butler talks about race relations in Mobile, including segregated theaters and her husband's fight for the position of State Housing Commissioner .

Continuation of the Mobile police department history, finishing the narrative for he 1872 political riot, and including portraits of Patrolmen G.K. Cloud, G.W. Curry, D.P. Fletcher, and Hugh Fox. Text continues on page 91.

Continuation of the Mobile police department history and the political riot of 1872, including portraits of Patrolmen J.B. Abrams, H. Binzer, Thos. Boltz, and E.A. Eastburn. Text continues on page 89.

Continuation of the Mobile police department history, including portraits of Jno. Bressingham, M.D. Conniff, Bert. Fox, and J.M. Scollick. Text continues on page 87.

Continuation of the Mobile police department history, discussing a political meeting and riot in 1869 and including portraits of F. Natalie, A.R. Negus, and W. McCarron. Text continues on page 83.

Willie Pearl Lewis talks about being a teacher, moving from Mobile County Training School to Vigor High School, and being one of the first black teachers at a formerly all white school.

Part of the VOHP interview of Paulette Davis Horton, discussing her book, Avenue, the People, the Places, the Memories, and discussing her experiences interviewing Mobilians for the book
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