Hattiesburg, Our History in Photos

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  • p 4 -- Pic of Captain William Hardy
  • p 8 -- Pic of the Sullivan-Kilrain fight (should be public domain since the fight took place in 1889, well past 95 years ago)
  • p 15 -- Pic from a fire in 1905 (not THE fire, I suppose). You can see the Klondyke Hotel.
  • p 16 -- Pic of a drug store (Bufkin and Cadenhead) at 514 Main St.. Albert & Associates is now in that building.
  • p 17 -- Pic of Hattiesburg Grocery (might be the same pic found in other books). Says it was on Second St. near where Economy Supply is now.
  • p 19 -- Pic of Limbaugh & Price Grocery (probably the same one found in other books). Says it was moved to 1015 Main St. and later became Price and Coursey Grocers and R.T. Price General Merchandise (as in, the Price building?)
  • p 19 -- Pic of Railroad St. from early 1900's.
  • p 20 -- Drawing of Hattiesburg Hotel, built at corner of Mobile St. and Pine St. in 1906. Later became Milner Hotel and was demolished in early 1960's.
  • p 22 -- Inside McInnis Men's Wear in 1909 (which means this one has just become public domain!)
  • p 22 -- Inside McInnis Men's Wear in 1950's on corner of Main St. and Pine St..
  • p 28 -- Behind Hotel Hattiesburg, with great pic of a train.
  • p 29 -- Awesome pic of the old coke plant
  • p 31 -- Inside Shelly Mercantile Co. on corner of Front St. and Market St.
  • p 33 -- Pic of a train sitting behind Hotel Hattiesburg (at this point called Milner Hotel).
  • p 40 -- Pic outside Deas & Duke, a men's clothing store on east Front St..
  • p 43 -- Pic from inside Bethea Drug Co. on Main St.
  • p 45 -- Pic from inside pool hall
  • p 45 -- Pic of an ice wagon
  • p 45 -- Pic from inside Curry Brothers' Grocery.
  • p 47 -- Pic of Hulett Undertaking Co. when it was on Eaton St..
  • p 47 -- Pic of the same building after it was converted to a Sinclair gas station.
  • p 48 -- Pic of Hulett Funeral Home being constructed.
  • p 51 -- Pic from inside barber shop on Batson St.
  • p 51 -- Pic from a store possible on east Front St. about 1905
  • p 52 -- Oxen clearing trees to build what would become USM (not quite public domain!)
  • p 54 -- Construction of the grand stand at Kamper Park Zoo
  • p 56 -- Pic from inside A&P Grocery at 216 Main St.
  • p 57 -- Various pics from Gus' Cafe
  • p 61 -- Pic looking down Main St.
  • p 61 -- Pic at Main Street Service Station located near the Paul B. Johnson Chancery Building.
  • p 62 -- Pic of the Forrest Hotel.
  • p 66 -- Pic of the Barron Motor Co. on Main St., which became Sears, and then the Paul B. Johnson Chancery Building.
  • p 70 -- Pic inside the H.G. Hill Store on west Pine St..
  • p 71 -- Construction of the post office on west Pine St. (June 1933)
  • p 72 -- Pic of some guy giving the keys of a brand new 1933 Ford to the police department. You can see the Forrest Hotel and the Saenger Theater
  • p 76 -- Guy standing outside the original McLelland store on south Main St. in 1950's.
  • p 80 -- Pic from inside the K.C. Steakhouse on opening day in 1940. It was on Main St.
  • p 88 & 89 -- Pics of a parade down Main St. and Front St.. You can see Sears and the K.C. Steakhouse in both of them.
  • p 91 -- Pic of a parade down north Main St.. You can see Fine Bros. Matison Co.
  • p 108 -- Pics from inside Waldoff, one outside the downtown one, and the one at Cloverleaf Mall (where Steinmart is now, I think).
  • p 109 -- Pic of USM, including the stadium.
  • p 110 -- Pic of Forrest General Hospital from the early days (really early days). I think it's the part you used to be able to see before they started all the new construction.
  • p 132 -- Pic of FBI agents looking at Vernon Dahmer's house
  • p 134 -- Pic of a march protesting the firebombing of Dahmer's house
  • p 140 -- Pic of the slingshot tree on Highway 49 (surrounded by other trees)