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Mobile Public Library (Ala.). Local History and Genealogy

700 Government Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602

Email: lhgservices@mplonline.org

Phone: 251-208-7093

Repository URL: http://www.mplonline.org/lhg.htm External Link

Repository code: amob

Repository description (CRHP): This repository houses an oral history collection consisting of over sixty individual interviews.

Repository description (extant): This division specializes in the history of Mobile, Alabama along the coast from Pensacola to Pascagoula, and in genealogical records for the southeastern U. S. with emphasis on migration paths into Alabama. Our unique materials and expert staff can help you on your way.

The Local History Collection includes works by local authors, Mobile histories, periodicals, an extensive clippings file, Mobile newspapers on microfilm 1819 to the present, city directories back to 1837, and the federal census records for most of the southeastern states. A recent addition to the collection is the Mobile Historic Development Commision's survey of historic architecture in Mobile with 10,000 images stored and indexed on CD-ROM.

Repository type: Public Library

Collections:

Oral history project

 

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