Bay Saint Louis (Miss.).
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Betty Press Photographs Collection consists of three CDs of images taken by award-winning photographer Betty Press, which show damage along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hattiesburg after Hurricane Katrina. There are also forty-one pages of letters left on a tree felled in the photographer’s yard. This collection is particularly useful for researchers studying Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi storms, and public reactions to natural disasters.
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from Thomas J. Rankin of the 7th Regiment, 3rd Mississippi Infantry, Confederate Army, which served under Major-General Mansfield Lovell, to his wife Sarah in Fordsville, Mississippi, in Marion County. Dating from November 19, 1861, to May 16, 1862, the letters show the conditions in Rankin's regiment, particularly the high incidence of sickness and desertion. The regiment was stationed at Shieldsboro on the Mississippi coast in November 1861, but moved to Corinth by March...
Dates: November 19, 1861 - May 15-16, 1862
Scope and Contents The collection contains testimonies, articles, press releases, and documents on various aspects of Mississippi during the Hurricane Katrina disaster and the years of struggle for recovery on the Mississippi gulf coast. These materials were compiled by University of Southern Mississippi History Professor, James "Pat" Smith, in creating his book Hurricane Katrina: the Mississippi Story.
Scope and Contents The Southern Tourism Collection includes advertisements for tourist destinations throughout the United States, with the vast majority located in the American South. This collection is organized geographically, and each geographic level (i.e. country, state, Mississippi region, county, and city) is organized alphabetically.These materials cover approximately ten different states, with most state-level material concentrated in Mississippi. Additionally, it encompasses eleven...
Dates: 1843-2009; Majority of material found within 1960s; 1990s
Form of Material Items relating to Hurricane Camille disaster operations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
Dates: circa 1969-1970