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    • City Hall of Picayune; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a large building with four columns and a small balcony overlooking the front door (which says “library”). The caption on the back reads, “City Hall, Picayune.” The building may have served...
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    • Blanket Factory; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a large, multi-windowed building with a large smokestack and a car parked out front sits across a large field. Caption on back reads, “blanket factory, Goodyear Road, Picayune.”
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    • Bruner Johnson; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Bruner Johnson. Caption on back of photograph and book Next Door to Heaven reads, “Bruner Johnson, 96 of Picayune. Source of information for two stories in this book.”
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    • Picayune YMCA Swimming Pool; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of the Picayune YMCA Swimming Pool. Many people are swimming or sitting on benches on the far side of the pool. Children are lined up to use three diving boards, one high and two low. The pool is...
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    • Pearson Family and Home; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a large group of people lined up in a “V” pattern with a woman in the center. Caption on the back explains this is the Pearson family and home. Can be found in the book Next Door to Heaven by S....
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    • Cora “Aunt Blue” Davis Portrait; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of Cora “Aunt Blue” Davis. Caption on the back describes her history in Picayune. Can be found in the book Next Door to Heaven by S. G. Thigpen, with the caption, "Mrs. Cora Davis, widely known as...
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    • U. S. Highway 11 North; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a north facing view of U. S. Highway 11 in Picayune. Cars line the right side of the street. People are walking down the sidewalk and across the street. Thigpen Hardware Co. is on the right, halfway...
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    • Picayune Buildings; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a street view shot of buildings in Picayune. Signs read “Sears” “Thigpen's Building Supplies,” and “Walker Stores.” Parked cars line the street. Many people are standing on the sidewalk...
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    • Buildings in Picayune; Undated

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of buildings in Picayune. From right to left, Picayune Variety Store, J. E. Mitchell, empty building, Thigpen-Whitfield Hardware Co. Five cars and one truck are parked on the street.
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    • Moon over Miami; September 10, [?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A large full moon shines low on the horizon just off the coast of Florida. Hotels are in the background; the beach and a palm tree are in the foreground. The moon's face [Nikita...
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    • A Wagon Hauling Barrels; 1896

    • From the Thigpen (S.G.) Papers. Photograph of a small boy standing near a wagon pulled by a team of bulls. Four barrels are on the wagon. Conflicting captions are written on the back, varying in when the picture was taken, what is in the barrels,...
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    • Oral history with Laura Clare Thompson Creel

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on May 19, 2008 with Laura Clare Thompson Creel. A life-long resident of Biloxi, Mrs. Creel recounts her family history and experience dealing with hurricanes, including Hurricane Katrina.
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    • Oral history with Robert Gavagnie

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on June 12, 2007 and February 20, 2008 with Robert Gavagnie. A descendent of some of the first settlers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mr. Gavagnie discusses his experiences as Chief of the Bay St. Louis...
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