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    • Letter to Hannah

    • Children--South Carolina--History.
    • Letter to Hannah from her daughter "Lulu" and "Aunt Mat," who Lulu is staying with in Fairforest, South Carolina, 1860. "Mossgiel" must be the name of the house or plantation. A later note identifies Lulu as Martha Louisa Starr, grandmother of...
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    • Letter to Cammie Williams

    • College students--Mississippi--History.; Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.; Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.; Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896. Trilby.; Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873.
    • Letter to Cammie Williams from his brother Mims Williams, who was attending Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. Most of the letter is about books and authors.
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    • Letter to Lily

    • Utica (Miss.)--History.; Kidnapping--Mississippi.; Gatesville (Miss.)--History.; Agriculture--Mississippi--History.; Women--Mississippi.; Williams family.
    • Letter from Laura to Lily, regarding people and events in Utica, Mississippi. The accompanying envelope is addressed to Mrs. J. S. Turcotte in West Jackson, Mississippi.
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    • Letter to Hattie Carmichael

    • Courtship--Mississippi--History.
    • Letter to Hattie Carmichael from an unknown friend in Forest, Mississippi; pages are missing. The letter is mostly about various men and flirtations.
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    • Letter About Politics

    • Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941.; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893.; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886.; Dry Grove (Miss.)--History.; Clinton (Miss.)--History.; Williams family.
    • Letter from Cammie Williams to his brothers Mims, regarding local and national politics. Specific reference is made to Senator Pat Harrison.
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    • Sawmill Group Photo

    • Lumber camps--Mississippi--Photographs.; Sawmill--Mississippi--Photograph.; Barnes, James Wilson.--Photographs.; Barnes, Clatus Sylvester--Photographs.; Barnes, Melia--Photographs.; Barnes, Clifford--Photographs.
    • James Wilson Barnes and sawmill operation, Itawamba County, Mississippi, 1903: Second adult from left is James Wilson Barnes with baby Clyde, second child. Sixth adult from left is Melia Thrasher Barnes (Mealie), mother, with third child Clifford...
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    • State lime plant Waynesboro

    • Lime; Factories; Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
    • The inactive State lime plant at Waynesboro, Mississippi is inaccessible to highways and is recommended to be abandoned for agricultural lime. The deposit is heavily overburdened with 10-15 ft. of soil. Former operations of hand digging, air...
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    • Autobiographical sketch and narrative helps in Mississippi history, 1925

    • Love family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Crawford (Miss.); Mississippi; United States; Civil war; Southern States; Reconstruction (U.S. History, 1865-1877); Chickasaw Indians; Choctaw Indians; Mississippi. National Guard
    • Transcript of William A. Love's manuscript history which he titled Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative Help's in Mississippi History. This history written in longhand by Love around 1925 is an attempt to tell Mississippi�s history from the...
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    • Fishing Party

    • Channel bass--Mississippi--Photographs.; Seaplanes--Mississippi--Ship Island.; Fishing.; Fishing--Mississippi.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • Testimony to the fact that fishing by air is an increasingly popular sport is the fine string of October redfish hooked at the eastern tip of Ship Island, 1956. L-R: Claud Roberson; Charles Jessup,owner of Fish by Air Company; Price Paschal,...
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    • W.R. Sullivan and Dewitt C. Lundy

    • Lundy, Dewitt C., 1893-1975; Sullivan, W.R.; 4-H clubs; Corn; Agricultural extension workers
    • Some points on judging corn are shown to County Agent W. R. Sullivan of Holmes County by Dewitt C. Lundy (right) of Lexington, member of the original Holmes County boys' corn club. Lundy was one of four Southern boys to win the first national award...
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    • Port's Banana terminal is operational

    • Bananas.; Port of Gulfport (Miss.)--Photographs.; Imports--Mississippi.; Conveyor belts.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • Gulfport, Mississippi banana terminal is operational, 1963. View of automated conveyor belt carrying banana stems from the ship's compartment to loading ramps and storage sheds.
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    • Holly Bluff House

    • Holly Bluff (Dwelling: Hancock, County, Miss.)--Photographs.; Tiles, Roofing.; Log-end houses--Mississippi--Bay Saint Louis.; Live oak.; Spanish moss.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • Holly Bluff on the Jordan River is one of the beauty spots of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Holly Bluff, the rustic home of Mr. and Mrs. James Lyman Crump of New Orleans, typifies the early architecture of the area.Holly Bluff is just outside of Bay...
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    • Biloxi Shrimp King 1964

    • Misko, George--Photographs.; Biloxi Shrimp Festival--Photographs.; Shrimp industry--Mississippi--Gulf Region.; Biloxi (Miss.)--Photographs.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • The man who will reign over the 1964-65 Biloxi Shrimp Festival is George Misko, an octavian who is a veteran Biloxi shrimp fisherman. King Misko will rule over the approaching Biloxi Shrimp Festival to be staged June 6-7, 1964.
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    • Lillies Poem

    • Poetry.; Williams family.
    • Love poem written on the inside of a paper with various names on the outside. The poem is signed "J. C. W.", which is probably John Calvin Williams.
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    • Pascagoula River Drawbridge

    • Bridges--Mississippi--Photographs.; Pascagoula River Bridge (Miss.)--Photographs; Pascagoula (Miss.)--History.; Jackson County (Miss.)--History.; Mississippi. Dept. of Transportation--Photographs.
    • The famous Singing River in Pascagoula is being bridged by a new four -lane structure to be dedicated at Pascagoula on Friday afternoon, October 15th. This aerial view shows the finishing touches on the new bridge now being completed under the...
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    • Aerial view of the Pascagoula River

    • Bridges--Mississippi--Photographs.; Highway 90 (Miss.)--Photographs.; Pascagoula River Bridge (Miss.)--Photographs.; Pascagoula (Miss.)--History.; Jackson County (Miss.)--History.; Mississippi. Dept. of Transportation--Photographs.; Dixie Guide...
    • An aerial view of the West Branch or Gautier side of the Pascagoula River, showing the new four-lane bridge and approaches for the Jackson County Highway system, on U.S. No. 90, the Old Spanish Trail, to be dedicated on Friday afternoon, October...
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    • Note to Cammie Williams

    • Horses.; Commercial Hotel (Utica, Miss.); Hotels--Mississippi--History.
    • Note to Cammie Williams from "Tom," about Tom's horse being kept in Cammie's pasture while Tom is in New Orleans. Written on stationery from the Commercial Hotel in Utica, Mississippi.
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    • Men with Jersey cattle

    • 4-H clubs; Jersey cattle; Ammons, William Earthy; African-American agricultural extension workers; Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service
    • 'With dairy cattle, Mississippi 4-H club boys and girls are helping to get their parents out of one-crop cotton farming. Roy Beene of Guntown, Miss., is showing his herd of purebred Jerseys to State Extension Leader W. E. Ammons, right. Roy is...
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    • William (Bill) De Roye

    • De Roye, William--Photographs.; Sun-n-Sand Hotel Court (Gulfport, Miss.)--Photographs.; Waiters--Clothing--Photographs.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • Sun N Sand Hotel court operates one of the Mississippi Coast's most popular restaurants and is now featuring a chuck wagon menu. William (Bill) De Roye is serving as waiter and wears the garb that typifies the atmosphere every Tuesday night.
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    • Eugene Wilkes Receives Award

    • Barber, Harold--Photographs.; Wilkes, Eugene P.--Photographs; Award presentations.; Dixie Guide (Newspaper: Gulfport, Miss.)
    • Eugene P. Wilkes, Mississippi Coast newspaper publisher (right) is the first recipient of the Laurel Wreath Award, 1966. Presenting the award to Wilkes is Harold Barber, President, Coast Federal Savings and Loan Association, sponsor of the award.
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