Friday, July 24, 2015

Historical Newspapers

New Additions to Chronicling America Historical Newspapers:

Access here:  Chronicling America - Mississippi

New Newspapers were added to that site for:

Also, one issue of Liberty's Southern Herald from 1866 has been added, and other newspapers on the site have had more issues added. 


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Marriage Records

A new page has been added - Marriage Records

The McComb Public Library has microfilm of marriage records for Pike, Amite, Walthall, and Marion Counties. Please see this page for more information!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

African-American Resources

Newly cataloged African-American Resources 
(Located at the LIBERTY Public Library)

1. Negro Soldiers: Free Men of Color in the Battle of New Orleans, War of 1812
by Rosemarie Fay Loomis

2. Celebrating 117 Years! 
Rose Bower Missionary Baptist Church

3.  Lanterns At Our Feet: Legacy and Lessons from Amite County
Butts, Bradley, Walker, Robinson, Kenerson
by David Walker
(NOTE: See also the book Butts, Bradley, Walker, Robinson, and Kenerson by David Walker, also located at the Liberty Library)


Newly Cataloged

*McCOMB Library*

1. Lions Club History, 1938-1996
History of McComb Lions Club

2. The Canary Island Migration to Louisiana, 1778-1783
The history and passenger lists of the Islenos volunteer recruits and their families
Compiled and written by Sidney Louis Villere'

3. Conflict of the 1860s
The 7th Mississippi Regiment
written by William Hadskey 

 *LIBERTY Library*

1.  History of Liberty Presbyterian Church

2. The 1795 Chimney-tax of New Orleans 
A guide to the census of proprietors and residents of the Vieux Carre'
by Winston De Ville

3. Brown 
Descendants of Joseph Brown of Old Pike and Old Lawrence Counties, Mississippi
Researched and compiled by Gregory S. Smith

4. The Eli Robertson and Elizabeth Webb Family 
Lineage records compiled by Ouida Robertson Cooke

*GLOSTER Library*

1.  History of Operation of the Valley Lumber Co., Gloster Lumber Co., Inc., and the
Gloster Lumber Manufacturing Co. (a partnership)