Friday, September 26, 2014

Yearbook Updates!

The following yearbooks are being added to the Yearbook Collection at McComb Public Library:

McComb High School 
1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970

Southwest MS Community College

Mississippi State
1973, 1974



Updates to LINKS page and AFRICAN-AMERICAN page!

Added to LINKS page: 
Lincoln County Marriage Search

Added to AFRICAN-AMERICAN page: 
African-American Gateway - Mississippi
(From Allen County Public Library)

Precious Photos on AfriGeneas
Precious Photos 2

Colored Marriages -Wilkinson County, Mississippi - 
Books G, H - 1865-1870

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Digitized MS Newspapers

The MS Department of Archives and History received a grant last year to digitize 100,000 pages of Mississippi newspapers!
MS Newspapers to be Digitized - click here to read more!

The digitized newspapers will be freely available on the Library of Congress Chronicling America site. 
Chronicling America - Mississippi - click here!

So far the following newspapers are available: 
Macon Beacon ( Noxubee County, MS) - new!
Woodville Republican (Wilkinson County, MS) - new!
The Memphis Appeal (Memphis, TN)
includes coverage of northern Mississippi

The site is continually updated, so check back often!


Friday, September 5, 2014

New Additions to McComb!

We now own three scrapbooks (donated by Mr. Tommy Parker)

McComb High School Football, the 1940s (Volumes 1 & 2)


McComb Sports and Dixie Youth Scrapbook  (mostly 1940s)

These scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and lots of pictures! Enjoy this bit of McComb's history!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

African-American Page Updated

A new website has been added to the African-American Page!

Descendants of David and Phyllis Westbrook of Amite County, Mississippi. 
The site includes a history of David and Phyllis's family and a link to the Westbrook Family Facebook page.