Lamar County (Miss.).
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains photographs, slides, postcards, and memoirs of Mississippi.
Materials documenting the Lamar Elementary School, of which Mrs. Gooding was principal, and other Hattiesburg and South Mississippi public schools.
Original photographs published in the Hattiesburg American.
Photographs reproduced in Dr. Kenneth G. McCarty's book Hattiesburg: A Pictorial History.
The bulk of the collection consists of 70 logging railroad maps drawn by Tony Howe. The maps portray railroad operations, timber holdings and other aspects of lumber companies that proliferated in South Mississippi during the latter years of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.
Christmas and holiday recipe booklets compiled by Clara B. Jordan, the Lamar County Extension Home Economist. The 1966 booklet contains Christmas recipes. The 1968 booklet contains Christmas recipes plus New Year’s Dinner ideas and a holiday food buying guide.
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.