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Tag: In Living Color

Snapper Catch, 1895

Over a century ago, fishermen still sought the red fish, preparing hook, line and sinker.  ORIGINAL PHOTO FROM THE DOY LEALE MCCALL RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY,...

Mobile Skyline, 1935

An unknown man peers across the Bay at the Mobile skyline, a view instantly recognizable 82 years later.  ORIGINAL PHOTO FROM THE DOY LEALE MCCALL RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT...

Bathing Beauties, 1923

Beauty pageant contestants relax on the sands of the Gulf Coast.  original photo from the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, USA Archives  •  colorization...

Banana Docks, 1937

   This photograph, taken by Arthur Rothstein in 1937, captures a moment in the life of a laborer on the Mobile banana docks. Rothstein,...

A Timeless Celebration

This digitally colorized image of a 1938 archival print proves that some things forever stay the same.

Welcome to Oz

Through a cutting-edge digital process, MB presents photographs of old Mobile as they’ve never been seen before — in vibrant color. original photo from the Doy Leale...

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