Oral history.; Interview conducted on February 2, 1976 with James Cohen (born 1920). Since 1953, Mr. Cohen has been active in several civic associations in Hattiesburg and provides insight into the city's race relations and politics from the 1950s...
From the Hattiesburg Historical Photographs; Photograph of an aerial view of West Pine Street as seen from the Forrest Hotel. Hardy Street intersects West Pine in the upper right hand portion of the image.
From the Hattiesburg Historical Photographs; Photograph of a Halloween dance at the Forrest Club in Hattiesburg in 1913. Group photo of attendees in costume. Identifications are included with the photo.
From the Political Campaign Collection. Campaign poster for Ford Vance, candidate for Circuit Clerk of Forrest County, Mississippi. The poster declares that "The fight for segregation in Forrest County will be made at the Polls."
From the Tatum Family Business Records. Photograph of Forrest Hotel building exterior taken from Pine Ave. Coffee shop area has signs on windows reading"Going Out of Business Sale" and two men are standing in the bottom, right of the photograph.