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The University of South Alabama University of South Alabama University of South Alabama The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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  Bankhead Tunnel  
 
Bankhead Tunnel
A series of images showing construction of Mobile's Bankhead Tunnel. All of the photographs were taken during construction by a member of the firm that designed the tunnel.
This exhibit was posted February 2013.
 
 
 
  Doy Leale McCall Sr. Papers  
 
Margaret Mitchell
A selection of materials found in the Doy Leale McCall Papers, including printed material and photographs, and documents about slavery and the Civil War.
This exhibit was posted December 2012.
 
 
 
  Confederate Carte de Visites  
 
Jefferson Davis
This group of seven carte de visites (or CDVs) features some of the most famous people associated with the American Civil War, including Jefferson Davis.
This exhibit was posted January 2012.
 
 
 
  The Drago Band  
 
The Drago Band
Organized around 1883, the Drago Band was an extremely popular musical group in Mobile. They played nearly every night of the week for one event or another. In this exhibit, we get a glimpse of the band through images, journal entries, and ephemera.
This exhibit was posted November 2011.
 
 
 
  Civil Rights Movement in Mobile  
 
John L. LeFlore
A broad overview, through images, of the modern Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama. Unless otherwise noted, all images are from the John L. LeFlore Papers.
This exhibit was posted June 2011.
 
 
 
  Gaylord Lee Clark Photographs  
 
Joel Taylor
Photographs depicting various scenes around the Hunter Plantation near Selma, Alabama, as well as images of Montgomery, Alabama, and Mobile, Alabama. All of the images date from the mid- to late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This exhibit was posted April 2010.
 
 
 
  Robert Eugene Bell Papers  
 
Robert Eugene Bell
Photographs, awards, stamps, and emphemera found within the papers of long-time librarian, author, and Alabama native Robert Eugene Bell.
This exhibit was posted December 2009.
 
 
 
  Katharine Crampton Cochrane Papers  
 
Katharine Crampton Cochrane
A glimpse into the papers of Katharine Crampton Cochrane, second wife of John T. Cochrane. The exhibit features photographs, textual material, and artifacts.
This exhibit was posted November 2009.