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University of South Alabama. Archives

1504 Springhill Avenue, Room 0722
Mobile, Alabama 36604

Email: archives@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Phone: 251-434-3800

Repository URL: http://www.southalabama.edu/archives/ External Link

Repository code: amobu

Repository description (CRHP): This repository includes numerous oral history collections pertaining to civil rights in Mobile. More information can be found with the online general guide to the repository's collections.

Repository description (extant): The University of South Alabama Archives houses 8,000 linear feet of manuscript and archival material. Some of the more important records and manuscript collections in the archives include: the papers of Congressmen Jack Edwards and Sonny Callahan, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, Alabama from 1964 to 2003; a large body of material from the civil rights era including the papers of John LeFlore and the Non-Partisan Voters League records; the papers of one of Alabama's first black lawyers, Vernon Z. Crawford, which span the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s; the Mobile County Circuit Court records (c. 1830-1917), and a huge railroad collection.

Repository type: University Special Collection

Collections:

[Father Albert Sidney Foley oral history collection]
LeFlore oral history project
Neighborhood Organized Workers oral history project
[Dr. Ahmed Nahfiza oral history collection]
McLaurin oral history project
Delene Case interviews
Jeanette Maygarden [oral history interviews]

 

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