The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Unprocessed Collection: Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.
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
Collection — Folder: 1
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.
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...