Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Form of Material One printed copy of a diary kept by Gary Mark Clark, Senior Process Engineer at Masonite Corporation in Laurel, Mississippi from August 29 – December 31, 2005, with an epilogue written in March 2006. The diary chronicles events during the onslaught of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and in the weeks of chaos that followed. The collection also includes a copy of the diary on compact disk.
Dates: August 29, 2005-March 2006
Scope and Contents The vast majority of the William M. Colmer Papers encompass his forty-year career as a United States Congressman from Mississippi (1933-1972). However, it also contains a significant amount of material regarding his activities prior to his election to Congress, and a limited amount of materials generated after his retirement in 1972. The original arrangement of the materials has been preserved as closely as possible. Inclusive dates are approximately 1906–1980. The collection divided into...
Form of Material One DVD labeled Camille/Katrina, Oral History, Slideshow.
Abstract Research collection of historian Charles Sullivan for his book "Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast."
Dates: circa 1715-1985
Abstract Maps, reports, etc. documenting the Mississippi Renewal Forum and efforts towards recovery, rebuilding and renewal of the Mississippi Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.
Abstract Bo Morgan holds a Ph.D. in history from Memphis State University. He studies the history of the American South and is a leading expert on Mississippi history. He teaches courses on the South after Reconstruction, Mississippi, the theory and philosophy of history, and intellectual history. Dr. Morgan, the former chair of the Department of History at Delta State University, joined USM's Department of History in the fall of 2009.
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 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.
Abstract Photographs, slides, maps, and manuscripts produced by Station scientists and staff.