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Collection Title: Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection

Accession Number: AM 90-45

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1974-1983

Volume: 4 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steadman.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Photographs from the Hattiesburg American newspaper of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, ca. 1974-1983. List of photographs available.


Accession Number: AM 90-45

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1974-1983

Volume: .50 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steadman.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Photographs from the Hattiesburg American newspaper of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, ca. 1974-1983. List of photographs available.

Copies of the Hattiesburg American are available in the McCain and (microform) Cook Libraries, call number AN2.H38 A44. Copies of the USM dissertation "A History of the Hattiesburg American" written by Patt Foster Roberson in 1985 are available in the McCain and (microform) Cook Libraries, call number Diss R638h.


Accession Number: AM15-19                               

Given By: John Cox via Steve Haller     

Date of Receipt: July 30, 2014  

Extent: 50 photographs          

Inclusive Dates: 1969, 1988 - 1992      

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

These photographs were from the files of The Hattiesburg American that were being discarded. The following is the identification on each unfoldered photograph:

  1. Hurricane Camille, 1969
  2. Hurricane Camille, 1969
  3. Hurricane Camille, 1969
  4. Virgil Britt – Chain coach get put out of game, by R. Miller
  5. Hattiesburg City Plan. H.L. Lupo Looking over H’burg city maps at the Community Center on March 16, 1988 by S. Coleman
  6. Hattiesburg Downtown, date unknown
  7. Flood, Floy Bustin, Gandy Street, February 22, 1990, by S. Coleman
  8. Debi Hazel, Felisia Green, January 17, 1991
  9. James Pigford – Finlo Construction Co., Inc., building wheel chair ramp, by S. Coleman, April 8, 1992
  10. Hattiesburg American Building, circa 1990s
  11. Forrest County, new courthouse
  12. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  13. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  14. Circuit Judge Richard W. McKenzie’s Office, July 22, 1989
  15. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  16. Fireplace Cover, Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  17. District Attorney’s Conference Room, July 22, 1989
  18. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  19. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  20. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  21. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  22. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989
  23. Forrest County Courthouse, July 22, 1989

The following photographs are in a folder title is “Photos – Flood – Hatties, Etc. 1990”. The following is the identification on each photograph:

  1. Flood February 1990
  2. Flood February 1990
  3. Flood February 1990, Marsha Summrall & daughter Erica, Photo by Michael Williams
  4. Flood February 1990, with tag line “Magee, Miss., Feb. 20 – Gov. Ray Mabus, left, got a firsthand look with Simpson County Supervisor E.C. Mullins on Monday at a road that collapsed in Magee during weekend thunderstorms that caused flooding in parts of Mississippi. Mabus also toured Forrest and Clarke counties to view the damage. (AP LaserPhoto) (ms22315HO/GOV OFC-Carole McCulloch) 1990”
  5. Flood February 1990, with tag line “Meridian, Miss., Feb 16 – Storm Damage – An aerial view of Meridian Plaza taken early Friday shows the extent of the flooding after Meridian received over 8” of rain in a 24 hour period ending at 6 A.M. Friday. (AP LaserPhoto) p.s. 2220 mbr/mdst) Paul Souligny 1990.”
  6. Flood February 1990, with tag line “Crystal Springs, Miss., Feb 16 – Storm Damage – Dorothy Jean Yarn (left) talks with neighbors Anna Burkett (center) and Connie Epps Thursday outside her home near Georgrtown, Miss., after high winds from a storm blew this house off its foundation and peeled off the roof. A tree also was blown over and into the kitchen. Several homes in the area were damaged by the storm. (AP LaserPhoto) (tm60500mbr/Rick Guy) 1990”
  7. Flood February 1990, with tag line “Mendenhall, Miss., Feb 16 – Rising Water – James Roberts (left) and Troy Damper inspect the damage to G.L. Lockett’s home in Mendenhall, Miss., Thursday night after water from a nearby creek overflowed its banks. The flooding forced an estimated 200 residents from their homes. (AP LaserPhoto) C (tm60945mbr/J.D. Schwalm) 1990”
  8. Flood February 1990, Beaver Lake Road, Phil Hendrix
  9. Flood - Petal February 1990, American Legion by R. Miller
  10. Flood February 1990
  11. Flood February 1990
  12. Flood February 1990, by S. Coleman
  13. Flood February 1990, by S. Coleman
  14. Flood February 1990
  15. Flood February 1990, E. Hardy Street, February 19, by Phil Hendrix
  16. Flood February 1990
  17. Flood February 1990, (L TO R) Joshua Stewart, Penny Stewart, & Elizabeth Ivy, photo by Michael Williams
  18. Flood February 1990
  19. Flood February 1990, photo by Michael Williams
  20. Flood February 1990, Sanford First Baptist Church Org. 1896, Photo by Michael Williams
  21. Flood February 1990, Charles Sanders, February 22, by Phil Hendrix
  22. Flood February 1990, Eddie Packer and Leroy Wolfe, by Phil Hendrix
  23. Flood February 1990
  24. Flood February 1990, McLain – Flooding to side of US 98, Photo by Carson
  25. Flood February 1990, Beaver Lake Road, February 22, by Phil Hexdrix
  26. Flood February 1990, Beaver Lake Road, February 22, by Phil Hendrix
  27. Flood February 1990 Mabus at W.H. Jones Elementary School, Photo by Michael Williams

Condition of Materials:

Black & while prints, most are 8x10.


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