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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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 Ms. Lucy Hutton-Seaberry-Moore

    • Oral history.; Ms. Lucy Hutton-Seaberry-Moore was born on October 17, 1945, in Cleveland, Mississippi. In 1964, Ms. Hutton-Seaberry-Moore graduated from Eastside High School; she then attended Coahoma Junior College and Delta State University. She...
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    • Oral history with Ms. Eleanora Hayes

    • Oral history.; Ms. Eleanora Hayes was born on May 28, 1930, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. She grew up on her father's farm in Catahoula, Mississippi. During winter months, she and her siblings attended school, and during the six-month...
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    • 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...
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