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  • Gonzales, Louisiana, Baptist Church Records, 1934-1943
    States Title 17 United States Code Biographical Historical Sketch Gonzales Louisiana is located in the eastern portion of Ascension Parish it was described in the 1930 s as the financial commercial industrial and political center of activity in that part of the parish A post office was established at Gonzales on May 21 1887 but the village did not incorporate until 1922 Its name was taken from the family name of Joseph Gonzales who had been instrumental in securing the post office Reported population of Gonzales in 1980 was 7 287 The Gonzales Baptist Church was organized on July 7 1907 and was then the only church in the town L M Phillips led the seventeen members in organization and served as the first pastor of the church At first the church met in a building owned by a fraternal organization but on January 1 1909 a new frame structure was ready for use That building was destroyed in a hurricane later in the year A second structure was erected and later was moved nearer to the center of town The church s pastors in early years were members of the faculty of the Baptist Bible Institute now New Orleans

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  • Gooding (Bonnie Carter) Collection, ca. late 1800s-1960s
    Gooding s special education students and educators in the Hattiesburg public schools during the 1950s and 1960s Accession Number AM 2001 11 Inclusive Dates ca late 1800s 1926 Volume 6 items Given By Donated by Mrs Beverly Carter Copyright This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17 United States Code Form of Material Copies of six photographs of students and

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  • Goodman (Jill Wakeman) Civil Rights Collection, 1964-1966
    Delta Ministry Project of the National Council of Churches After hearing Rev Beech she felt a tremendous need to answer his call As a result she spent much of the summer of 1966 in Hattiesburg Mississippi where she was assigned to the Eaton Precinct in the city s Eastern sector Her work consisted largely of canvassing and polling of the area s African American residents regarding voter registration problems with job discrimination and financial educational and housing needs Since her activities in Mississippi Ms Goodman has enjoyed an active and varied career serving as a congressional aid in Washington D C a county campaign manager in Senator Robert F Kennedy s 1968 presidential campaign a Planned Parenthood counselor and a legal assistant in her husband s law firm Her community involvement includes work with Samaritan House and Christian Action Call Line CALL both of which are community based organizations dealing with problems of the homeless young people the elderly and families in need of assistance In addition she is involved in the Conference on Religion Race and Social Concern for San Mateo County and at least two organizations affiliated with the Presbyterian Church Jill Wakeman Goodman is descended from a long line of community minded and politically active individuals Her great grandfathers fought for the North in the Civil War Her maternal great grandmother wrote and had published more than twenty five young women s books Her maternal grandfather owned and operated the local daily newspaper in Coldwater Michigan and was a crusader for human rights After his death his widow assumed leadership of the newspaper and operated it until her eightieth birthday She was also active in the Women s Suffrage Movement Jill s mother was the first female pilot in the state of Michigan and ran the local USO during World War II One of her mother s largest projects was establishing a chapter of Friends in Service to Humanity FISH a group of volunteers who provide a multitude of services to those in need on a daily basis Her father assumed leadership of his family at the age of fifteen when his own father died and he was able to put his two brothers through college In light of her family s accomplishments it is not at all surprising that Ms Goodman would choose to work for the betterment of mankind through such movements as the Delta Ministry Project and other organizations At this writing Ms Goodman and her husband reside in San Mateo California Scope and Content This collection consists of seven folders containing materials that document the Delta Ministry Project of the National Council of Churches and Jill Wakeman Goodman s activities in conjunction with the project Also in the collection are materials that pertain to the Civil Rights Movement in general Folder 1 contains correspondence written by Jill Wakeman Goodman during her summer in Mississippi June July 1966 Folder 2 contains a copy of Journey to Mississippi Ms Goodman s account of her experiences

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  • Goodyear Yellow Pine Company Photographs, ca. 1918-1920
    interest in 1920 and in 1929 Crosby purchased Rowlands interests to assume complete control of the company During the 1920 s the boom period for the southern pine lumber industry the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company had as many as five mills operating in southern Mississippi Under L O Crosby s direction the company became one of the first lumber companies in the state to institute programs to rehabilitate the cut over timber lands Agricultural developments such as peach lemon and satsuma orchards were planted but most suffered setbacks during the Depression Tung nut trees were also planted during this period with the hope that the tung oil industry would prosper in southern Mississippi During the depressed economic times of the 1930 s L O Crosby with support from the International Harvester Company instituted aid and subsistence programs for his mill employees and the people of Picayune In 1934 a new lumber operation known as the Crosby Lumber and Manufacturing Company was built at Stevenson Mississippi Three years later Crosby Naval Stores was created to utilize pine stumps to manufacture resins chemicals and naval stores During World War II both the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company and the tung oil operations prospered A wirebound box plant was added in 1946 and a veneer mill was built in 1947 In 1950 the name was changed to the Crosby Forest Products Company and it has continued to expand its product base into chemicals and paint manufacturing During the 1960 s the wirebound box plant was sold and later closed and an agreement for the management of Crosby timberlands was signed with the St Regis Paper Company Scope and Content This collection consists of forty five photographs taken by New Orleans Photographer John N Teunisson between the years 1918 and 1920 The photographs show the

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  • Photograph Log
    Louisiana M 134 18 Lumber yard of the Rosa Lumber Company later the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Elevated wide angle view of rows of lumber stacked to air dry Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 19 Lumber yard of the Rosa Lumber Company later the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Elevated wide angle view of rows of lumber stacked to air dry Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 20 Lumber yard of the Rosa Lumber Company later the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Ground level wide angle view from a distance of stacks of lumber air drying Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 21 Aerial view of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Mill pond main mill building and railroad car loading area are visible Photograph actually taken from the mill water tower Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 27 triple panel Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 22 Mill pond of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Distant view looking toward the sawmill building Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 23 Mill pond and sawmill of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Corner of the pond with the sawmill building in the background Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 24 Mill pond and sawmill of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Corner of the mill pond with a close view of the log conveyor running into the sawmill building Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 25 Mill pond of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Elevated view from the log conveyor Pond full of logs August 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 26 Sawmill of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi Railroad car loading area in the foreground apparently still under construction with mill buildings in the background Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 27 Sawmill of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi View of the mill buildings from a distance Circa 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New Orleans Louisiana M 134 28 Sawmill of the Goodyear Yellow Pine Company of Picayune Mississippi View of the mill complex with a water tower and conveyor pipes in the foreground August 1920 7 1 2 x 9 1 2 Photograph by John N Teunisson New

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  • Gordon (Albert F.) Freedom Rider Collection, ca. 1961-1999
    Jackson Mississippi and integrating the bus terminal facilities to protest the unfair treatment of African Americans in the South During this period much violence was directed at such activists often with police collaboration Gordon recalled the fear all the riders felt when confronted by crowds of threatening segregationists above all he remembered the magnificent camaraderie and passion of the black and white demonstrators He was arrested at the Trailways Bus Depot along with fellow Freedom Riders in Jackson Mississippi on July 9 1961 According to arrest records the group of white passengers including Gordon entered the colored waiting room and refused to leave when police asked them to do so After their arrest the Freedom Riders were charged with Breach of the Peace and sentenced to six months in jail After a thirty nine day incarceration at the state penitentiary at Parchman Gordon was released on bond on August 8 1961 His conviction was ultimately reversed by the Supreme Court of the United States During his civil rights activist and labor organizing days as well as semesters of teaching history Gordon traveled widely Between 1962 and 1968 he hitchhiked across Europe and Africa where he first encountered African art He then opened Tribal Arts Gallery in Manhattan where he became the first wholesaler of African art in the United states A second gallery adjacent to the Museum of Modern Art dealt with individual collectors He continued to travel throughout the years making more than fifty trips to Sub Saharan Africa to obtain the sculpture for his galleries Gordon closed Tribal Arts in 1985 and began a semi retirement During this time he ran a presidential primary campaign in New Hampshire for Larry Agran published a Peace Dividend newsletter began writing a book on collecting African art worked on a documentary

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  • Gore Civil War History Collection, 1861-1890s
    February 15 1863 at Jackson Mississippi In December of 1864 Gore was taken prisoner at Nashville Tennessee and sent to the military prison at Louisville Kentucky around January 1 1865 He was then transferred to Camp Chase Ohio on January 2 1865 and on June 13 1865 he took the Oath of Allegiance Returning to his home after the war Thomas Gore was elected Chancery Clerk of Sumner County renamed Webster County in 1882 Mississippi and in 1877 the Gore family moved to Walthall Mississippi where he was able to further his political career by serving in that office from 1878 to 1886 Thomas M Gore helped establish Walthall Methodist Episcopal Church and was a trustee when W F Bays deeded the land to the church He also practiced law and had a successful law firm with J M Leverett in Walthall Mississippi Thomas M Gore was married to Caroline Elizabeth Wingo they had four children Mary Thomas Pryor T P Ellis and Dick Thomas M Gore died on October 25 1905 and was buried in Corsicanna Texas Scope and Content This collection consists of an unsigned undated 87 page history of Company D of the 15th Mississippi Infantry Confederate States Army and the second page of a letter from the 1890 s listing the company commanders of the 15th Mississippi Infantry The history is written in two distinct handwritings neither of which seems to match the handwriting of Thomas Gore in the letter from the 1890 s The history describes the organization and activities of Company D the 15th Mississippi Infantry from 1861 through their part in the Georgia Campaign in 1864 A narrator who refers to himself as the writer presumably Gore elaborates on the events and battles in which the 15th participated the passage through the Cumberland

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  • Gower (Albert) Music Scores, 1969-1973
    for Mississippi s Junior Miss pageant and for the Miss Mississippi pageant plus his Symphony No 1 Scores and other material by Dr Gower are available in Cook Library and McCain Library Archives Community Development in the Fine Arts A Project Conducted under Title I of the Higher Education Act of 1965 H R 9567 Section 101 Community Services and Continuing Education Program with Merton S Zahrt Hattiesburg 1967 call

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