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The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-)

 Organization

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

AM09-10, 1733-2009

 Accession
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
Dates: 1733-2009

AM11-18, November 22-23, 25-27, 1963

 Accession
Form of Material Five Hattiesburg American newspapers published in the aftermath of JFK’s assassination.
Dates: November 22-23, 25-27, 1963

AM97-76, November 2, 1980

 Accession
Form of Material Mrs. Myrtis Rue was an African American native of Hattiesburg and a teacher in the public schools. She was the first person to donate civil rights materials to the USM Archives during the solicitation effort, which began in September 1997. Her gift was this full-page article entitled "Hattiesburg's Beginnings: A Black Perspective" from the Hattiesburg American of November 2, 1980. She died August 3, 2000.
Dates: November 2, 1980

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M340
Abstract NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Dates: circa 1960-1990

Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M566
Abstract Original photographs published in the Hattiesburg American.
Dates: 1969, circa 1972-1992

Hattiesburg Historical Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M246
Abstract Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
Dates: circa late 1800s-1986

Hattiesburg Salvation Army Centennial Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: M637
Abstract Materials celebrating the Salvation Army’s 100th year of service in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: July 9, 2007

Tom Rhea Phillips III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M664
Abstract This collection contains historical materials, children’s books, and various magazines.
Dates: 1870-1985

Robert B. Waller Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M195
Abstract Robert Benjamin "Bob". Waller of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was a professional photographer who operated a studio out of his home from the mid 1940s until his death in 1977. The collection contains photographic negatives from Waller’s studio, including portraits, wedding photographs, aerial photographs, and commercial photographs from local businesses, schools, churches, organizations, and events.
Dates: 1947-1977

Mary Ann Wells Photographs and Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M445
Abstract Literary manuscripts of her books and photographs, slides, news clippings of articles written by her while a photojournalist at the Hattiesburg American newspaper.
Dates: circa 1977-1999

G.D. Williamson Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM07-19
Form of Material Scrapbooks and other materials relating to G. D. Williamson, who served as Hattiesburg City Commissioner from 1977-1985. He became Mayor of Hattiesburg in 1985, when the city’s government changed from a commission form of government to a mayor/city council form, and served until July 3, 1989.The scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings (most dated) from the Hattiesburg American. Some photographs and correspondence are included. Among the topics...
Dates: 1977-1989