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History Resources and Links
PREMIUM RESOURCES: Databases brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and the Alabama Virtual Library.
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Mobile Register on Newsbank - Full text articles from the Mobile Register, 1993 to the present. News obituaries included. Paid funeral notices not included.
NEW - The Historical Archives - images of newspapers 1970-1992 along with 1858-9, 1860, 1862-3, 1868-1870. Find Microfilm of these issues at Local History.
Alabama Department of Archives and History
AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History - Links to the full-text of +400 primary source documents relating to the study of American history.
American History Resources LibGuide
The American Memory Collection - The Library of Congress pages with topics from the African American Odyssey to Baseball Cards.
American Presidency Project (University of California, Santa Barbara) - Archive of 30,000 historical documents related to the presidency. Public papers, state of the union and inaugural addresses, data, and portraits included.
Augusta Evans Wilson - Past resident of Mobile and popular American novelist of the 1800's. Film and an online museum based on her life and work.
Best of History Websites
Center for History and New Media - Annotated guide to +5000 US History sites.
Documenting the American South - Primary sources about the culture, literature and history of the American South.
Encyclopedia of Alabama - Free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment.
Great American Documents
Great American Speeches
Historic Mobile Preservation Society and Oakleigh Period House
Historic Postcards of Alabama
History Museum of Mobile
Mobile Carnival Museum
Presidents of the United States
Richards DAR House Museum
Top 100 Speeches - text and audio
University of South Alabama McCall Library - Extensive manuscript, book and photography collections in Mobile.
USS Alabama Battleship
The WWW-VL History Index