Cawthon Hotel Description: The exterior of the Cawthon Hotel Creator: Erik Overbey Date: 1941 Keywords: hotels, trees
Russell, Edward L. Description: Edward L. Russell, seen here around 1911, was general counsel for the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. He is buried in Magnolia Cemetery. Creator: William Reed Date: c. 1880 Keywords: railroads, attorneys, lawyers, portraits
Mobile County School Bus Description: A Mobile County, Alabama, school bus adorned with an American flag and a symbol of a Patriot. Creator: Erik Overbey Date: 1949 Keywords: school buses, flags, parks
Zimmer Memorial Home Description: Zimmer Memorial Home was a school and home for African American orphans in Mobile, Alabama. It was overseen by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and was a segregated institution. In this phot… Creator: Erik Overbey Date: c. 1925 Keywords: boys, girls, children, orphanages, orphans, African Americans, priests, nuns, swimmers, swimming, ponds, watering holes, schools
WODX Description: An engineer with the WODX radio station adjusting his equipment. The station has operated continuously in Mobile, Alabama, since 1930, although under different call letters. Creator: Erik Overbey Date: c. 1930 Keywords: radio stations, engineers
Albright and Wood Description: Roy J. Albright owned a string of drug stores in Mobile, Alabama, in the 20th century. Here one of the locations uses its storefront to advertise Gillette razors. Creator: Erik Overbey Date: c. 1930 Keywords: drug stores, advertising, razors, shaving
Tony Curtis Description: Tony Curtis talks with a reporter from WKRG radio. Curtis was in town to promote his latest film, Flesh and Fury, about a deaf boxer named Paul Callan. Creator: Thigpen Studio Date: 1952 Keywords: actors, radio stations, movies, films, women
Tiny Diny Description: The Tiny Diny, so named for the size of its original restaurant, first opened in Mobile, Alabama, in 1952. Some years later it relocated to larger headquarters and remained a staple of the community u… Creator: Julius Marx Date: c. 1960 Keywords: restaurants, diners, food service, Barber's Dairy, automobiles, cars, Coca-Cola
Eddie Stanky Description: Edward Raymond "Eddie" Stanky (1916-1999) stands beside the plaque out in front of Stanky Field on the campus of the University of South Alabama. Stanky, who played second base for several Major Leagu… Creator: unknown Date: 1980 Keywords: baseball players, baseball managers, baseball coaches, jaguars, college coaches, college baseball managers, USA, University of South Alabama, Stanky Field
North Side of Dauphin Street Description: The north side of Dauphin Street between Conception and Joachim streets in Mobile, Alabama, shows the Crescent Theater, the C. D. Kenny Coffee Compan, and the Empire Theater. Also visible is the sign … Creator: Erik Overbey Date: c. 1929 Keywords: theaters; theatres; movies; films; coffee companies; street scenes; advertising; signs