The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County has digitized collections including:


  • Anniston Telephone Directories 1914-1923

  • Bessie Coleman Robinson Collection – Bessie collected information on many of the first settlers of Calhoun County and wrote a column for the local newspaper, Anniston Star, for many years highlighting a different pioneer in each article. Includes tombstone inscriptions.

  • Lenore Martin Collection – Lenore Vivian Martin was a member of the North East Alabama Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Heritage Association, and the AlaBenton Genealogical Society. A Cedar Spring community resident for 19 years, Ms. Martin had written the Cedar Springs News Column for the Jacksonville News for 17 years. She occasionally wrote feature articles for the Jacksonville News and the Anniston Star. 

  • Special Collections – This large collection has information on local pioneer families, the early years of the city and county, local clubs, local organizations, and many other miscellaneous papers. Includes postcards, scrapbooks, etc.

  • Digital Photos – The Library’s Digital Photo collection contains almost 40,000 digitized photographs.​


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