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James and Patsy Causey Photographs

Identifier: M548

Scope and Contents

This collection contains five black-and-white images of the State Teachers College in the 1920s.


  • Creation: circa 1920s; 1924

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

The Mississippi Normal College was founded as a state-supported teachers’ training school on March 30, 1910 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The name of the institution changed to the State Teachers College (STC) on March 7, 1924.


5 Photographic Prints : 302A.B1.A2

Language of Materials



The James and Patsy Causey Photographs collection contains five black-and-white photographs of the State Teacher’s College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from the 1920s. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the history of the University of Southern Mississippi, college life in the early twentieth century, and / or education.


This small collection consists of one folder.


Donated by James and Patsy Causey in 2015.


James and Patsy Causey, M548, Historical Manuscripts, Special Collections, The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.

Photograph Log

M548-001 Cottage on the State Teachers College campus 3.5 x 3.5 B & W ca. 1920s

M548-002 Students exiting Southern Hall with the Industrial Cottage [Honor House] in the background 3.5 x 3.5 B & W ca. 1920s

M548-003 Students posing in a car; two are identified as Bertha and Lena Handcock 3.5 x 5.5 B & W ca. 1920s

M548-004 Class in poultry at the State Teachers College, sixth term 3.5 x 5.5 B & W 1924

M548-005 Class in etymology at the State Teachers College, sixth term 3.5 x 5.5 B & W 1924
James and Patsy Causey Photographs
Collection processed and finding aid written by Jonathan Puckett
08 May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001