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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.
    • 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...
    • Oral history with Daisy Harris Wade; 2000-2001

    • "Oral history.; Two interviews conducted February 11, 2000 and July 12, 2001. Daisy Harris Wade was born April 22, 1931 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She attended Hattiesburg's Eureka High School and graduated in 1949. After high school, she...
    • Oral history with Jennifer Walley

    • Oral history.; An interview conducted on June 13, 2006 with Jennifer Walley, who was a nurse in Picayune, Mississippi, during Hurricane Katrina. Miss Walley describes her preparations for the storm as well as the hurricane's impact on Crosby...
    • Oral history with Peter H. Stewart; 1997

    • Oral history.; Two interviews conducted on August 20, 1997 and August 28, 1997 with Peter H. Stewart (born 1934). He began teaching school in Edwards, Mississippi, in the fall of 1961. In August 1969, he worked for Friends of Children, a Head Start...
    • Oral history with Robert Smith, M.D.; 2000

    • Oral history.; Robert Smith was born on December 20, 1937 in Terry, Mississippi. He grew up on a farm, and his father was a livestock dealer. Smith began high school at age eleven. Upon graduation, he went on to graduate first from Tougaloo College...
    • Oral history with William Joel Blass; 2002

    • Oral history.; Born in Clinton, Mississippi in 1917, both of William Joel Blass' parents were teachers and his father was also a Baptist minister. Blass attended East Mississippi Junior College and Pearl River Junior College. He earned his AB and...
    • Oral history with Mr. P.A. Tims, Sr.

    • Oral history.; Interview conducted on July 7, 1976 with Mr. P.A. Tims of Poplarville, Mississippi. Tims was born on October 20, 1890 in Ethel, Mississippi. In 1912, he enrolled in the first class to convene on the campus of the newly established...
    • 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...
    • 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979
    • 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 dual...
    • 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. G....
    • 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.”
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898
    • 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 between the...


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