WDAM Newsfilm Collection and Accretion - MP 1989.01 and MP 1...

The WDAM Newsfilm Collection and Accretion consist of local television news film from television station WDAM-TV covering the Hattiesburg/Laurel area. Stories related to the Forrest, Jones, and Perry County areas were produced between approximately 1970 and 1975. They include national, state, and local politics; civil rights activities; sports; and natural and man-made disasters.

Filename Event Descr Date
MP_199502_002_05_ref.mov Laurel House Fire Footage of a Laurel firefighter on the scene at a house fire. (See item 3) 3/29/71
MP_199502_002_06_ref.mov Traffic Deaths Mississippi Highway Patrol Officer Wayne Valentine reports the location and number of traffic deaths in South Mississippi during the previous week. NO... 3/29/71
MP_199502_002_08_ref.mov Hawkins High School Band Award [ ] Davis, Hawkins High School Band Director, explains why they won the award. Silent footage of the band. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deterio... 3/30/71
MP_199502_002_11_ref.mov Anita Bryant Anita Bryant discusses the effects of her career on her family and her book, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Lord, during an interview made for WDAM mid-day s... 4/14/71
MP_199502_002_12_ref.mov G. V. Montgomery Footage of Congressman G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery giving a speech and press conference about the Vietnam War. Location unknown. NOTE: Sound on this item... 4/14/71
MP_198901_002_06_ref.mov Accusation Against Regulars Accusation against regulars. J. C. Fairly also denies allegations. N. D.
MP_198901_003_07_ref.mov Laurel Trash Dump Report on illegal trash dumping in Laurel. 1/31/72
MP_198901_003_06_ref.mov Jones County Livestock Show Jones County Livestock Show 1/31/72
MP_198901_003_05_ref.mov Shell Oil Wells Hamby on Shell oil wells. 1/8/72
MP_198901_003_03_ref.mov Waller on Highway Agency Governor Waller discusses reorganization of Highway Agency. 2/16/72
MP_198901_003_02_ref.mov Mickey Walker Governor William Waller announces the promotion of Mickey Walker to General in the National Guard. 2/16/72
MP_198901_003_10_ref.mov Gov. Waller on Highway Patrol Governor William Waller on the Mississippi Highway Patrol. 2/16/72
MP_198901_003_08_ref.mov Dr. McClure at Kiwanis Club Dr. Allan L. McClure at unidentified Kiwanis Club. 2/16/72
MP_198901_003_01_ref.mov Heart Fund Kick-Off Heart Fund Kick-Off 2/1/72
MP_198901_003_11_ref.mov A. F. Summer Mississippi Attorney General, A. F. Summer, discusses President Richard Nixon"'s appointment of Richard Kleindienst to United States Attorney General. 2/17/72
MP_198901_003_15_ref.mov Moorman Moorman. Footage of Gulf Park Campus. 2/18/72
MP_198901_003_14_ref.mov Beaumont High School Beaumont High School teachers interviewed. Footage in school. 2/18/72
MP_198901_003_13_ref.mov Rex Jones Rex Jones"' letter to Governor William Waller. 2/18/72
MP_198901_003_12_ref.mov Rudolf Firkusny Rudolf Firkusny Midday. Symphony orchestra discusses playing with pianist from University of Southern Mississippi orchestra. 2/19/72
MP_198901_003_09_ref.mov Rex Jones Hattiesburg District Attorney Rex Jones"' letter to Governor William Waller. 2/19/72
MP_198901_003_04_ref.mov Beat II Roads Footage of roads - potholes and repairing - in Beat II of Forrest County. 2/22/72
MP_199502_003_01_ref.mov Farmers"' Home Administration Ralph Simmons, of the Farmers"' Home Administration, is interviewed about loans they will give to tornado victims in Jones County. NOTE: Sound on this... 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_02_ref.mov Jones County Tornado Footage of tornado damage in Jones County. 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_03_ref.mov Tornado Assistance Footage of tornado damage in Jones County. 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_04_ref.mov William Calley Petition Walton Smith discusses the petition to free William Calley after his conviction for the My Lai massacre in Vietnam. (See item 6) NOTE: Sound on this i... 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_05_ref.mov Laurel Police Committee Ben Hill of the Laurel Police Committee discusses the reason for the committee which is to establish better relations between the police and citizens.... 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_06_ref.mov William Calley Petition Walton Smith discusses the petition to free William Calley after his conviction for the My Lai massacre in Vietnam. (See item 4) NOTE: Sound on this i... 3/30/71
MP_199502_003_17_ref.mov House Fire and Overturned Truck Footage of a house fire and an overturned Bill"'s Dollar Store tractor-trailer. 3/30/71