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Jewish History Resources at the McCall Library: Home

This guide is comprised of primary sources, including records of businesses and synagogues, and the papers of individuals. The guide provides a brief description of each collection, including dates, size, and links to any online guides. In addition, this

Jewish History in Mobile, Alabama

The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds a variety of resources related to the Jewish community in Mobile whose first formal communal organizations were established in the 1840s. As a Port City, Mobile has been the entry point for numerous immigrants who have contributed to the richness of its culture. The Jewish community of Mobile has been involved in the arts, business, education, philanthropy, and politics. There are currently two active synagogues as well as other communal organizations which serve the greater Gulf Coast region.

Ahavas Chesed Basketball Team, 1924

Library Technical Assistant II

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Kristina Polizzi
Contact:
The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Marx Library
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kepolizzi@southalabama.edu
251-341-3900
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Interim Director

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Deborah Gurt
Contact:
The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Marx Library
Room 300

dgurt@southalabama.edu
(251) 341-3900
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