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Mobile Bay’s 2022 Class of 40 Under 40

This year’s class of young, local professionals is raising the bar of success and inspiring optimism for this new year on the Bay.

The History of Yellow Fever in Mobile

An airtight coffin is the ominous symbol of a city paralyzed by a fearsome disease.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects: Pottery from the Mobile-Tensaw Mounds

A fragment of pottery breaks open the pivotal role the Mobile area played in ancient cultures.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects: John LeFlore’s Typewriter

This month’s artifact from the History Museum of Mobile — the typewriter of civil rights activist John LeFlore — is the symbol of a quiet revolution.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects: Civil War Speaking Trumpet

This month’s artifact from the History Museum of Mobile — a blockade runner’s speaking trumpet — played a fascinating role in the Civil War.

Mobile’s King of Chess

Dig into Mobile’s connection to “The Queen’s Gambit” through the story of legendary player Paul Morphy.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects: Chief Slac’s Threads

As part of our series highlighting the History Museum of Mobile’s exhibit “A History of Mobile in 22 Objects,” take a closer look this month at the story of Mardi Gras, told through Chief Slac’s Joe Cain Day costume from the 1970s.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects

As part of the History Museum’s exhibit “A History of Mobile in 22 Objects,” one object, a coffee urn from the Creole Fire Company, enlivens the social aspects of a community with a long and layered history.

Mobile Nostalgia

Mobile memories shared on Facebook provide a nostalgic look back in time.

On the Fringe of History

A long-lost document reveals an officer’s account of a reconnaissance mission from Mobile during the Battle of New Orleans.

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