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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: circa 1938-2000

Sandra E. Adickes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M322
Overview Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.
Dates: 1964 - 1998

Danny Arnold / Don't Look Back Motion Picture Script

 Collection
Identifier: M161
Scope and Contents Movie script for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, a film that was shot in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during the summer of 1980. The movie became a 1981 American made-for-television biographical film directed by Richard A. Colla and based on Paige's autobiography. It stared Louis Gossett Jr. and Beverly Todd.
Dates: 1980

George Alfred Bell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: M543
Overview The George Alfred Bell Letters include five letters written by George Alfred Bell to his future wife, Alice Rebecca McCulloch. All of the letters are addressed to McCulloch at 1610 or 1116 So. Boats Street, Marion, Indiana, and they are descriptive of his trips and meetings to acquire timber in the south as well as of their relationship. The collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the lumber trade in Mississippi and/or the South and courtship in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1909

Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M365
Overview Materials pertaining to the life and work of Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami, who served at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963 and 1964.
Dates: 1924-2003

Dr. John Calvin Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M536
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia relating to the life and career of Dr. John Calvin Berry, the first African American faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Dates: 1953-2013

Bethea Family Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM10-83
Form of Material Genealogical materials of the Bethea family, at least partially from Hattiesburg. It consists of notebooks, folders and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: Unknown

Beverly Drive-In Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M552
Overview Memorabilia from the Beverly Drive-In Theatre and the Broadway Drive-In Theatre.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950’s; undated

Stephen H. Blair, Jr. Architectural Drawings

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-29
Overview Architectural drawings spanning three decades of the work of Hattiesburg, Mississippi architect Steve Blair, Jr. Requires permission of current owner of building to view.
Dates: circa 1955-1987

Boy Scout Troop 007 Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-08
Overview Office files of Boy Scout Troop 007, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1983-1988

Raylawni Branch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M335
Overview Family photographs and materials documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s; 1995

Camp School News

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM12-52
Form of Material This is the first “Camp School News”, Volume 1 Number 1, dated November, 1928. This newsletter was published by Camp School of Hattiesburg City Schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It contains a cover page, 10 pages of information and is held together by two metal fasteners at the top edge.
Dates: 1928

Camp Shelby History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M517
Overview Photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, correspondence relating to history of Camp Shelby, an armed forces training camp located near Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1918-2004

Cargill-Powers Photograph Collection

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Identifier: M314
Overview Scrapbook, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the Cargill-Powers family.
Dates: circa 1907-1989

Children of the American Revolution, John Dodd Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: M101
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials pertinent to the John Dodd Society of the Children of the American Revolution, and with the exception of a brief history of the Society, written by Mrs. John M. Frazier in about 1962, the materials in the collection are confined to the years 1943 - 1958.Mrs. Frazier's history has been placed at the beginning of the collection in box one, folder one, followed by a handwritten book of minutes of monthly meetings (1943 - 1958) in folder two....
Dates: 1943-1962

Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M562
Overview The Lonette Bryant Cliburn Papers consist of early twentieth-century documents, letters, and photographs that pertain to the Henry-Rowell-Waldrup and related families of Jasper County, Mississippi. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying traditional farming in Mississippi, World War I correspondence, women’s roles in the early twentieth century, William Carey University, University of Southern Mississippi, and local Hattiesburg history.
Dates: 1887; 1901-1902; 1907-1909; 1913-1918; 1921; 1925-1944; 1946; 1948; 1955; undated

Community Theatre Programs and Playbills

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-26
Form of Material Programs and playbills from Laurel, Mississippi area and beyond.
Dates: 1975-2018

Peggy Jean Connor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M379
Scope and Contents This collection should be of interest to students and researchers of the civil rights era circa 1960-1980; especially those interested in civil rights legal cases and the history of black legislators in Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1960s-2001

Joseph Anderson Cook Family Papers

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Identifier: M209
Overview Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook was born on November 16, 1862 in Artesia (Lowndes County), Mississippi. He was a pioneer of education in Mississippi, who provided college educations for all of his children at the school of their choice. This multi-faceted collection consists of materials that encompass the entire Cook Family, but the principal subject is Joseph Anderson (Joe) Cook, first president of Mississippi Normal College at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: 1879-1991

Vernon F. Dahmer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M250
Scope and Contents The Vernon F. Dahmer Collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings and programs dating from 1966 to 1998, and 24 photographs taken during the fifth trial of Sam Bowers. Most of the newspaper clippings were collected by the Dahmer family between 1966 and 1986, and follow events surrounding the bombing of their home, community support after the tragedy, and the trials of those men indicted for arson, murder, and conspiracy. Other articles in the collection were published in ...
Dates: 1966-1998

Daughters of the American Revolution, John Rolfe Chapter, Records

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Identifier: M102
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertinent to the John Rolfe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1936 - 1979); the Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1937 - 1978); and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (1942 - 1976), which have been divided into four series:Series I: John Rolfe ChapterSeries II: Mississippi SocietySeries III: National Society.Series IV: Oversized...
Dates: 1936-1979

Daughters of the American Revolution-Twentieth Star Chapter Scrapbooks

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM89-45
Overview Official scrapbooks of the Twentieth Star Chapter (Hattiesburg, Mississippi) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, containing yearbooks, clippings, photographs, and other items documenting the chapter's activities. The scrapbooks were prepared for state-wide competition in the spring of each year.
Dates: 1967-1993

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Overview Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
Dates: 1862-2004

Dearman Collection of Hattiesburg History

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM90-14
Overview Memories of life in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Dates: circa 1900-1910

East Sixth Street U. S. O. Club Souvenir Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: M432
Overview A booklet of photographic images and historical information regarding the services and activities of a U. S. O. Club for African American servicemen and their families during World War II.
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1945; 1955

Thomas G. Estes Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM91-12
Overview The collection includes:

1. Hattiesburg, Mississippi City Planning Commission materials.

2. Rotary Club materials.

3. Materials from a College Business Management class.
Dates: 1976-1990

J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection

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

Francis Farmer Photographs

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM2001-3
Form of Material Photographs and negatives generated by Hattiesburg studio photographer Francis Farmer. The primary emphasis is weddings; but organizations, events, and portraits are also included.
Dates: 1975-1997

L.E. Faulkner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M22
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of 28 cubic feet of files maintained by Louis Edward Faulkner between approximately 1925 and 1960. A few items are dated as early as 1902 and as late as 1963. These files document many of Mr. Faulkner's business, civic, political, and religious activities during that period, and provide glimpses of his personal life as well. Materials in the files consist primarily of correspondence, but also include numerous speeches, publications, and newsclippings, plus a few...
Dates: 1902-1963

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23
Overview Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1991-2003