Historic Markers Across Alabama



National African-American Archives and Museum



Marker ID: AAHT 30
Location: 564 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 41.709    W 088° 3.07
  30.69515    -88.05116666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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National African-American Archives and Museum


George B. Rogers, a prominent architect, designed this smaller replica of the main library in 1931. It is a classically inspired white structure with linear lines. It was the only library for blacks until desegregation in the mid-1960s. Today it is the African-American archive and museum.

The African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile.







End of National African-American Archives and Museum