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Mobile’s Borrowing Habit

Mobile’s Borrowing Habit

Writer Frances Beverly recounts some of the most egregious borrowers of 19th-century Mobile.

June 2018
The President is on the Line

The President is on the Line

Jack Edwards, representative for Alabama’s First Congressional District from 1965 to 1985, relates two stories that bookend his political career.

June 2018
Explore the History of Clay City Tile

Explore the History of Clay City Tile

The orange-red tiles stand out on structures across Baldwin County. Their history is just as colorful.

June 2018
Special Delivery, 1919

Special Delivery, 1919

Hammel’s airborne shipping strategy

June 2018
Ask McGehee

Ask McGehee

Was a Mobile bookstore closed for selling a copy of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”?

June 2018
Remembering Judge Roy Bean

Remembering Judge Roy Bean

Locals gather to reminisce about the beloved Daphne watering hole, with its bushwackers, great live music and a goat named Billy. Founder Jack West would be proud.

June 2018
Ask McGehee

Ask McGehee

When was Mobile’s airport downtown?

May 2018
National Geographic Revisited

National Geographic Revisited

MB looks back at a 50-year-old feature story about our fair city. “Mobile, Alabama’s city in motion”

May 2018
Ambulance at Bienville, circa 1906

Ambulance at Bienville, circa 1906

Horses once pulled Mobile’s emergency vehicles.

May 2018
Funny Mobile Customs

Funny Mobile Customs

Writer Frances Beverly documents some of historic Mobile’s most bizarre practices.

May 2018
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