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.read more...
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.
|[ ] Smith
|Footage of [ ] Smith receiving an award.
|Interview with reinstated school teacher, Dewey McKee. Wayne County incident.
|(See item 5 & 7)
|[ ] Cooley and school board rebuts McKee"'s judgement.
|State representative from Gulfport, Ben Stone, discusses Margaret Chase Smith"'s comments on Ingalls employees.
|Footage of a meeting in an auditorium where [ ] Leggett discusses Woodland"'s unauthorized expenses.
|Hamp King, of the Perry County schools, is interviewed about the national government withholding forestry funds. They had gotten back payment the prev...
|Perry County Schools
|[ ] Melvin, of the Perry County schools, discusses meeting with the State Board of Education about funds.
|Ellisville State School
|Footage of people sitting around an office and interview about the fine arts program at Ellisville State School. (See item 7)
|Forrest County tax assessor Mrs. Adelaide Smith discusses new county assessments for Forrest county.
|Gulf Coast Woodhaulers Association
|Interview with a member of the Gulf Coast Woodhaulers Association who is threatening to picket.
|Footage of a Laurel contract signing ceremony.
|Ellisville State School
|Report on the fine arts program at Ellisville State School. (See item 2)
|Children in Kamper Park are asked what inflation is, and a University of Southern Mississippi professor is interviewed about the causes of inflation.
|La Boehme Preparation
|Footage of the stage being prepared at the University of Southern Mississippi for La Boehme.
|Footage of traffic crossing on Hardy Street and Highway 49 in front of the University of Southern Mississippi campus entrance. Also, traffic in other...
|Prayer in School
|Federal Court Justice discusses decision on prayer in schools in a speech at the University of Southern Mississippi.
|Footage of a body being dug up in a field across from Cloverleaf Mall. NOTE: Access to this item may be limited or restricted due to disturbing images...
|1973 Year Ender. Footage of a house damaged by a storm.
|Scenes of flooding around Hattiesburg.
|Footage of a helicopter landing at the site of tornado damage to homes. Jones County?
|Report on the Federal Aviation Administration"'s order to move the landfill. Laurel Commissioner Paul James replies to the order.
|Footage of the Laurel City Council meeting on drainage.
|So. Miss. Planning & Development District
|[ ] Ainsworth and A. L. Gerrard, Hattiesburg Mayor discuss the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District.
|Miss William Carey Contest
|Footage of the Miss William Carey contest winner.
|Footage of the marijuana taken at the bust, probably in Hattiesburg.
|Footage for a Watson"'s Shoes in Hattiesburg commercial. Young women modeling boots.
|Senator Ray B. Chatham interview at site of explosion about the safety changes necessary