St. Joseph at Dauphin Street, looking south, ca. 1980. Campbell's Pharmacy, at 127 Dauphin, was located in the building on the far right, while Eckerd's Drug Store was at 110 Dauphin and Economy Opticians was at 6 St. Joseph.
This Old Stove Round Up Parade -- put on by the Mobile Gas Company -- most likely took place in the 1920s. A clown driving a mule-drawn carriage carries a sign reading "You are invited to the Old Stove Round-Up. $13.15 allowed on your old stove. $1...
The crew of the railroad transfer tug Elizabeth Hyde. Perry McNeely, in the center of the group, was the photograph donor's father. Link, the man standing on the far right, was a fireman and long-time friend of Perry's.
The exterior of Constantine's Restaurant, whose founder, Constantine Panayiotou, arrived in Mobile around 1932. He immediately opened a restaurant at 80 St. Francis Street. When this image was taken, the business was located at 9 Royal Street.
A World War II bond rally parade down Government Street, 1943, featuring soldiers and Red Cross Nurses. In the background you can see the Admiral Semmes Hotel, the Greyhound bus terminal, and a sign for Hammel's Department Store.
The Booker T. Washington Theater, December 1959. The sign in the center foreground of the photograph says, "Free show to all kids. Christmas treat. Sponsored by WMOZ Radio and the King Theatres."On the far left is Finley's Pharmacy. The pharmacy...
The Loop Restaurant, run by Lucille Aldrich, and McAfee's Grocery, owned by John and Maude McAfee, occupied this corner of Grant and Williams in 1958. Today, an antique store is housed in the building where McAfee's used to be.
Traffic flows past the Downtown Theatre on Government Street, ca. 1974. By then the downtown area was looking rather seedy, as Mobilians bypassed it and moved into the western sections of the city. In recent years the area has seen a resurgence.
These two businesses -- the Albright & Woods Drug Store and the Delchamps Grocery Store -- used to occupy Government Street. The Fulton Ice Company, whose sign you see here, was located, naturally enough, on Fulton Road.