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  • Harris (Anthony J.) Civil Rights Memoir, 1998
    1966 and after graduating from Rowan High School in 1971 Dr Harris continued his education at the University of Southern Mississippi USM graduating only nine years after the University was integrated Throughout the 1970 s he completed a bachelor s degree in Spanish and a master s degree in counseling and became a counselor at USM from 1976 79 While attending the University of Southern Mississippi Dr Harris married Smithenia Frazier of Port Gibson Mississippi in 1977 Two children were born of the union Ashley and Michael Aside from his family life and contributions to the field of education Dr Harris enjoys running and listening to jazz music In 1979 Dr Harris attended Texas A M Commerce where he received his doctorate in counseling in 1982 In 1983 Harris became the director of the counseling center at Commerce and in 1993 he added to his duties at Commerce by serving as assistant to the President He continued this dual role until 1999 when he returned to Hattiesburg to serve as the executive assistant to the president of the University of Southern Mississippi In 2002 Dr Harris returned to Texas as an associate professor in the department of Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University where he continues to work today Throughout his professional career Dr Anthony Harris has provided leadership to various organizations in many capacities such as director of Project Keep Hope Alive and vice president of the National African American Male Collaboration Dr Harris was a W K Kellogg Fellow from 1988 91 a regional finalist for the White House Fellowship Program a mentor for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund for Education Leadership Program and a member of the Task Force on Women and Minorities in Higher Education for Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Most recently Dr Harris has

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  • Harris (Merry B.) Papers, 1860-1862
    in the head by a sharpshooter He returned home on furlough and died there on December 25 1864 During his military career he was promoted to colonel Scope and Content This collection consists of five letters a bond and an issue of the Rules and Regulations for the Government of The Pettus Relief Company of Volunteers The first letter is dated December 22 1860 from W E Wormell in Aiken South Carolina to Merry B Harris in Gallatin Mississippi Mr Wormell describes the festivities celebrating the secession of South Carolina from the Union He states that Carolinians attitudes are more intense than Mississippians or Tennesseans but expresses his belief that those people will prove no less patriotic in supporting the right A bond dated January 29 1861 and signed by Captain Merry B Harris in the amount of 900 is for the purchase of 60 muskets The second letter is dated April 18 1861 and is an order from W H Brown in Jackson headquarters of the Army of Mississippi to Captain M B Harris to proceed to Westville Simpson County Mississippi to muster in the Westville Guards and to report immediately back to him The third letter is from Julia Thompson Chrisman in Hazlehurst Mississippi to Captain M B Harris dated May 3 1861 asking Harris to accept this simple gift in token of her appreciation for his service in his country s defense The fourth letter is an undated letter from the Copiah County Military Aid Society Mrs S J Morehead President and Mollie Brown secretary to Captain M B Harris It is sent via a Mr Johnston along with various clothing articles for use by his company A promise is made to send more necessities as they are needed The fifth letter is dated January 14 1862

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  • Harrison (George Paul) Letter, 1897
    of 1864 or spring of 1865 Harrison practiced law in Alabama after the war was a delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Conventions of 1875 and 1901 served as an Alabama state senator from 1878 1884 and 1900 1904 and as a U S Representative from the state of Alabama during 1894 1897 Harrison died on July 17 1922 James Henry Lane 1833 1907 a Virginia native graduated from the Virginia Military Institute on July 4 1854 In 1857 he graduated from the University of Virginia in science and returned to V M I to teach mathematics and military tactics At the time of the attack on Ft Sumter Lane was teaching natural philosophy and military tactics at North Carolina Military Institute and when he volunteered for confederate service in the spring of 1861 he was elected major of the 1st Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers Later in the year he was elected lieutenant colonel and then promoted to brigadier general on November 1 1862 at the age of 29 Lane was with the Army of Virginia during the entire conflict and was especially active at Sharpsburg Gettysburg and the Peninsular campaign After the war Lane taught at private schools in

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  • Harwell (J.D.) Letters, 1923
    D Harwell wrote several letters which were published in The Confederate Veteran between 1898 and 1922 requesting information about his brother s death and the location of his brother s Bible One article of Harwell s also published in The Confederate Veteran mentions an aunt who lived in Vicksburg and a step brother named John Issues of The Confederate Veteran are available in the McCain Library call number E482 C743 and E482 C74 in book form call number E482 C74 1971 cumulative index call number E482 C74 index J D Harwell was a resident of Meridian and Pachuta Mississippi from 1872 through 1923 He died in Mobile Alabama in 1930 Scope and Content The three letters in this collection written February 22 March 28 and April 26 1923 were sent to Mr J E Boos of Albany New York They describe Harwell s experiences during the siege of Vicksburg in 1863 and his unit s action during the Atlanta campaign of 1864 Harwell writes of congenial relationships between Northerners and Southerners both during and after the war and mentions two reunions of Confederate veterans which he attended one in Louisville Kentucky date unknown and one in New Orleans Louisiana in

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  • Hatcher (William H.) Memories of World War II, 1942-1945
    by Dr William H Hatcher 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 Four page typescript chronicling Dr William H Hatcher s experiences as a paratrooper in Belgium France Italy and Germany during World War II In Frankfurt Germany he was assigned to General Dwight D Eisenhower s Honor Guard Dr Hatcher is

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  • Hattiesburg American Photograph Collection, ca. 1969-1992
    by S Coleman Debi Hazel Felisia Green January 17 1991 James Pigford Finlo Construction Co Inc building wheel chair ramp by S Coleman April 8 1992 Hattiesburg American Building circa 1990s Forrest County new courthouse Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Circuit Judge Richard W McKenzie s Office July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Fireplace Cover Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 District Attorney s Conference Room July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 Forrest County Courthouse July 22 1989 The following photographs are in a folder title is Photos Flood Hatties Etc 1990 The following is the identification on each photograph Flood February 1990 Flood February 1990 Flood February 1990 Marsha Summrall daughter Erica Photo by Michael Williams Flood February 1990 with tag line Magee Miss Feb 20 Gov Ray Mabus left got a firsthand look with Simpson County Supervisor E C Mullins on Monday at a road that collapsed in Magee during weekend thunderstorms that caused flooding in parts of Mississippi Mabus also toured Forrest and Clarke counties to view the damage AP LaserPhoto ms22315HO GOV OFC Carole McCulloch 1990 Flood February 1990 with tag line Meridian Miss Feb 16 Storm Damage An aerial view of Meridian Plaza taken early Friday shows the extent of the flooding after Meridian received over 8 of rain in a 24 hour period ending at 6 A M Friday AP LaserPhoto p s 2220 mbr mdst Paul Souligny 1990 Flood February 1990 with tag line Crystal Springs Miss Feb 16 Storm Damage Dorothy Jean Yarn left talks with neighbors Anna Burkett center and Connie Epps Thursday outside

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  • Hattiesburg Area Architectural Drawings, 1956-1973
    Co Service Station 1964 Standard Oil Co Service Station Improvements 1972 South Central Bell Additions 1969 Stetelman Apartments Site Plan 1973 C C Sullivan Rental Building n d Thompson Auto Co 1968 Accession Number AM 97 27 Inclusive Dates 1950 1991 Volume 8 cu ft Given By Transferred from University Archives 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 Architectural drawings of buildings and proposed buildings at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and nearby areas USM buildings Permissin to view not required Vann Hall 1967 Bolton Hall 1953 Chain Technology Building 1978 Hillcrest Dormitory 1965 McMillin McCleskey Hall Repairs 1978 President s Home on Jamestown Road 1977 Proposed Health Physical Education Recreation Complex 1974 Joseph Greene Hall 1966 Stadium Addition 1974 West Side Stadium Dormitory 1951 Hattiesburg area buildings Requires permission of current owner to view Bro ad Street Methodist Church Sunday School Addition undated Earl Travillion Attendance Center Additions 1963 First Mississippi National Bank Main Street Branch Remodeling 1970 Forrest County Regional Law Enforcement Complex 1973 Hattiesburg Police Fire Training Center and Fire Station 1984 North Forrest High School 1991 WDAM TV Alterations and Additions 1960 Pat Harrision Waterway District Maynor Creek Water Park Wayne County 1973 Accession Number AM 97 69 Inclusive Dates 1940 1958 Volume 6 sets Given By Landry and Lewis Architects 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 Architectural drawings of the following Hattiesburg Mississippi buildings NOTE Requires permission of current owner to view Forrest County Courthouse by Hattiesburg architect T Roscoe Hearon 1940 Old Federal Courthouse by Mallett Associates of Jackson Mississippi 1958 Old Federal Courthouse by

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  • Hattiesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Records, , 1906-1911, 1930-1935, 1937-1982
    of Hattiesburg and the surrounding trade area During the early part of the twentieth century the major concerns of the Commercial Club were locating South Mississippi College forerunner of William Carey College and the State Normal School which later became the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg dissatisfaction with the freight rates being charged by the railroads to the merchants of Hattiesburg which led to at least two legal actions before the Interstate Commerce Commission good roads in Forrest County making the Leaf River navigable up to Hattiesburg and bringing new businesses and industries to Hattiesburg Prior to World War II the major objectives of the chamber were promoting industrial development to replace the declining lumber industry securing hard surface roads and national highways in the Hattiesburg trade area and relieving unemployment in Hattiesburg and the surrounding trade area World War II took care of the first and last of these objectives but virtually halted the highway program Following the War emphasis was put on securing industries promoting agriculture and developing the airport and local highways particularly farm to market Parking and traffic problems in the business district also received the Chamber s attention In addition efforts were made to have Camp Shelby made a permanent military installation In 1950 as the war situation in Korea became threatening the Chamber worked on getting Camp Shelby reopened procuring other military installations and obtaining military industries Efforts to secure new industries and assist in the expansion of existing industries continued apace This has continued to be the primary concern of the Chamber in the ensuing years The organizational records contained in this collection generally document these activities and concerns The records in this collection consist of minutes membership records and financial records for the years 1906 1911 and 1930 1982 They fill one handwritten journal 124 folders and one oversized ledger all of which are contained in 12 boxes The first folder in box 1 is an historical folder containing a list of presidents through 1986 a list of living past presidents as of May 1985 a photocopy of the synopsis of the 1910 report of the secretary of the Commercial Club and copies of various newspaper articles about the Commercial Club and the Chamber of Commerce as well as some handwritten notes listing newspaper articles about the Commercial Club The minutes of the Board of Directors of the Chamber begin with the 1906 1911 handwritten minutes of the Commercial Club of Hattiesburg forerunner of the Chamber After a sizeable gap they continue again from 1930 1933 then December 1934 1935 and finally from 1937 1977 They frequently include minutes of the annual meetings and occasionally include minutes of various committees They also include but very infrequently the president s annual report When these reports are present they are regularly included in the Board minutes and beginning in 1945 so are the auditor s annual reports From time to time legal papers of various kinds contracts etc are made part of the

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