Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Social Life and customs.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Form of Material Twenty 2 ½ x 3 ½-inch color cards: “Souvenir Colored Views, Camp Shelby and Hattiesburg, Miss.” Each card in annotated on back with comment. They are contained in original mailer from Camp Shelby soldier to Miss Phyllis Carlson in Mattapan, Massachusetts.
Dates: circa early 1940s
Accession — Box 9
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....
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...
Abstract 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
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Sr. and Arthur Lavonne Gilmore, Jr.
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of playbills, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, correspondence, bylaws, budgets, and memorabilia of the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. It also includes newspaper clippings and production notes for some HCLO shows. This collection should be of interest to researchers of local theatrical organizations, or those interested in forming such groups.
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of documents that reflect the promotional, administrative, and financial aspects of The Hattiesburg Little Theatre during the years 1965-1977. The documents from this community theatre include promotional fundraising materials, correspondence, financial statements, memorandums, membership and officer rosters, meeting minutes, play programs, and stationery.
Dates: circa 1965-1977
Scope and Contents Yearbooks and membership books for several Hattiesburg Area social and service clubs including Study Club, John Rolfe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Nautilus Blub, Iris Club, and Woman’s Society of Christian Service.
Dates: 1911–1971; undated
Abstract The collection contains various paper materials such as correspondence, copied newspapers, brochures, flyers, and photographs. Non-paper material items includes such things as a plaque, a ribbon, a windbreaker, and a plastic Coke mug.
Dates: circa 1970s-2000s
Scope and Contents This collection consists of monthly narrative program reports for the Hattiesburg (Mississippi), U.S.O. Club, dating from March 1942 to August 1946. The reports were written in a variety of ways, but generally used a format listing regular activities such as dances, special interest club meetings, instructional programs and special activities. Sometimes a dramatic approach was taken, like a conversation between two frequent members of the Club or an impersonal third party's view of the Club's...
Dates: March 1942-Aug 1946
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook with original photographs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, minutes of meetings (1948-1955), correspondence from commercial jewelers regarding membership pins, and copies of the club’s constitution. Additionally, a preservation photocopy of the scrapbook has been made on acid-free paper and placed in the collection.
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, menus, invitations, media, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches and planning materials for The Mystic Krewe of Zeus. The materials primarily date 1924-2020.
Dates: circa 1920s-2020
Scope and Contents The bulk of the George Thomas Preer Papers consists of diaries in which Preer recorded minute details from his daily life, his occupational activities, and his avocational pastimes of gardening, carpentry, and writing. Many friends and associates are mentioned, as are current events of 1948, and 1955 - 1979.The first diary covers events of 1948 when Preer held a pastorate in Lafayette , Louisiana. The remaining annual diaries, from 1955 - 1979, chronicle events and daily life at...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Mary Winton Pulley Papers consists of diaries dating from 1936 until Mary Pulley's death in 1956. She writes of her daily activities as registrar for Mississippi Southern College, as well as about family members, gardening activities, friends and social events, obligations as a sorority sponsor, genealogy, and travel.Names of colleagues and friends, places of interest, and events of the times are mentioned throughout the 20 year span of her diaries. She writes of...
Abstract The Rawles Family Historical Collection consists of 122 photographs depicting scenes from the early twentieth century in Mississippi. Among other things, images showcase the logging industry, family and church gatherings, and games. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the logging industry, life and culture in the early twentieth century, Mississippi history, the University of Southern Mississippi, farming, and railroads.
Dates: circa late 1800s to early 1900s