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    • Oral history with Father Peter Quinn; 1999

    • Oral history.; Father Peter Oliver Quinn was born on April 11, 1937, in Ireland. He was ordained when he was twenty-five years old in Ireland, and he came to Mississippi in September, 1962. Father Quinn's first assignment was at Sacred Heart...
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    • Boating on the East Pearl River; 1900

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a boat on the East Pearl River. Caption included reads “Boating on the East Pearl River in 1900. Shown in the picture are Willie Peterman, Mrs. John Peterman, Mrs. Katie Ahrens, New Orleans, Louisiana,...
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    • Oral history with Roy Noble Lee; 2003

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted June 4, 2003 with Roy Noble Lee. Roy Noble Lee was born in Ridgeland, Mississippi, in 1915. . Lee attended Forest grammar and high school. He went on to attend Mississippi College—with which he would remain...
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    • Oral history with Constance D. Baker

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on April 3, 1995 and June 8, 1995 with Constance Baker (born 1912). Mrs. Baker has spent her life working for civil rights and in teaching. She was involved in the Head Start program from its inception and...
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    • Oral history with Johnnie "Jack" Jackson; 2007

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted April 25, 2007 with Jack Jackson at his home in West Point, Mississippi. Jackson was born in 1923. He discusses growing up under segregated conditions in West Point. He further discusses joining the military in...
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    • Cooking good; circa 1970-1990

    • From the Mississippiana and Rare Books Collection. A collection of recipes complied by the Faith Assembly of God of Pearl, Mississippi. Recipes include appetizers and beverages; breads; cakes and frostings; cookies, bars, and candy; meats and...
    • 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990
    • Stern-Wheeler Cotton Boat Remains; 1905

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Three men standing and two men sitting near the remains of some machinery. Caption reads: “The remains of a stern-wheeler cotton boat on the East Pearl River. Shown in picture standing are Mr....
    • 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907
    • Thigpen Family ; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Little Pete Thigpen, Tom Thigpen, Little Minnie Dean, Mr. Tom Thigpen, Little Alice Dean, Mrs. Oscar Dean with O. D., Jr. in her arms and Mrs. Thigpen (Tom Thigpen’s mother). Sunday afternoon of...
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    • W. F. Seal Home; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of W. F. Seal Home. Caption on the back reads: “The W. F. Seal old home among moss covered oaks on Pearl River at Walkiah Bluff. Courtesy of Wiley Seal.” Can be found in the book Next Door to Heaven by S....
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    • Interview with Ruby Magee; 1972

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on May 18, 1972 with Ms. Ruby Magee at College Hall at the University of Southern Mississippi. Magee was born in 1940 in Tylertown, Mississippi. In 1962, she received a BA in history and political science from...
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    • Oral history with Bidwell Barnes; 2003

    • A collection of interviews with African Americans of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, circa twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, who knew Colonel John Robinson, an African American pilot who was tapped by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie in the...
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    • Oral history with Betty W. Carter; 1977

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on August 17, 1977 with Mrs. Betty Carter at her home in Greenville, Mississippi. Carter was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended Newcomb College where she met her husband, Hodding Carter. Together they...
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    • Oral history with Barry Davis Jim

    • Oral history.; Barry Davis Jim, Sr., was born in Philadelphia Indian Hospital and grew up on the Pearl River Indian Reservation. He attended Pearl River Elementary Day School, which became Choctaw Central High School. Mr. Jim, a promising athlete,...
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    • Steam Saw Mill; 1921

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a sawmill building with lumber extending outward. Caption says: “Last steam saw mill at Gainesville. Mill owned by Oscar Dean. Picture Taken in 1921. Near present boat house south of the Rouchon...
    • 1921
    • Carver/Peterman House; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of the Carver/Peterman House. Caption included reads “The last of Old Gainesville. Home built in 1865 by the Carver family and later owned by J. H. Peterman. It was located on the Lower Gainesville Road...
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    • Blue Goose Floating Saloon; 1907

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph taken from a sandy shore with several logs and two buildings floating on the river with woods on the opposite shore. Caption on the back reads: “2-Story ‘Blue Goose’ Floating Saloon on the Pearl River in...
    • 1907

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