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_198901_005_09_ref.mov Laurel Chamber of Commerce Laurel Chamber of Commerce president discusses economic growth in Laurel. 2/4/72
MP_199502_005_09_ref.mov A. F. Summer Mississippi Attorney General, A. F. Summer, is interviewed about the election commission and open primary. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deteriora... 5/3/71
MP_199502_005_10_ref.mov Malvin R. Goode Network television news correspondent, Malvin R. Goode on America"'s youth problem. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deteriorated. 5/3/71
MP_199502_005_02_ref.mov Car Wreck Footage of a car underwater in a river after running off the road. 5/4/71
MP_199502_005_07_ref.mov Seed Processor Rick Centner reports on an attempt to start a seed processing plant in Laurel. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deteriorated. 5/4/71
MP_199502_005_03_ref.mov County Redistricting Mississippi Attorney General, A. F. Summer, reports on the damaging effect of the Federal Court ruling on county redistricting. NOTE: Sound on this it... 5/4/71
MP_199502_005_05_ref.mov Apartment Zoning Hattiesburg Civil Service Commission representative, A. G. Sumrall opposes zoning changes for more apartments. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deter... 5/4/71
MP_199502_005_06_ref.mov Laurel Business District Redevelopm Report on the plan for the redevelopment of the central business district of Laurel. Unknown man makes statement. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly de... 5/5/71
MP_199502_005_08_ref.mov Laurel Urban Renewal Laurel urban renewal director, Jack White, discusses the renewal of a train derailment explosion area and other urban renewal plans. NOTE: Sound on th... 5/5/71
MP_199502_005_01_ref.mov Twelfth Night Dress rehearsal of "Twelfth Night" at the University of Southern Mississippi. NOTE: Sound on this item is badly deteriorated. ND
MP_199502_005_04_ref.mov All American Glamour Kitty Contest Cliff Brown reports on Duchess the Cat being named regional winner in the All American Glamour Kitty contest. Owner is T. H. Farrell of Hattiesburg. J... ND
MP_198901_006_03_ref.mov Pinebelt Airport groundbreaking "71 year ender" Pinebelt Airport groundbreaking. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_15_ref.mov Lindsay and Evers "71 year ender" John Lindsay and Charles Evers. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_14_ref.mov Pulpwood Pickets at Masonite "71 year ender" Pulpwood Pickets at Masonite. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_13_ref.mov Standard Oil Fire and E. Sullivan "71 year ender" Standard Oil Fire and E. Sullivan. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_12_ref.mov Camp Shelby Recoilless Rifle Fatal "71 year ender" Camp Shelby Recoilless Rifle Fatality. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_11_ref.mov Randall Lee "71 year ender" Randall Lee - Wayne County school funds. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_10_ref.mov Jones County Supervisors "71 year ender" Jones County Supervisors - Si Wilson and George Harrison 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_09_ref.mov Rescue 7 Crashes "71 year ender" Footage of air ambulance, Rescue 7, crash site in Hattiesburg residential neighborhood. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_06_ref.mov Petal Incorporation "71 year ender" Petal Incorporation - Ulmer Byrd and Gary Barrow. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_05_ref.mov Petal Incorporation "71 year ender" Petal Incorporation - Ulmer Byrd 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_04_ref.mov Laurel Urban Renewal Agency "71 year ender" Laurel Urban Renewal Agency - S. B. Richardson. 00/00/1971
MP_198901_006_07_ref.mov U. S. M. Student Leaders/ACLU University of Southern Mississippi student leaders"' reaction to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) not being allowed on the U. S. M. campus. 11/11/71
MP_198901_006_01_ref.mov Cooper Cooper in Jones County contested election. 11/30/71
MP_198901_006_08_ref.mov Helicopter at Jones County Board Helicopter at Jones County Board. 4/13/71
MP_199502_006_06_ref.mov USM Med Tech course Dr. [ ] Brundage, is interviewed about the Med Tech course in front of the Johnson Science Tower at the University of Southern Mississippi. NOTE: Sou... 5/5/71
MP_199502_006_05_ref.mov Bob Hope Bob Hope"'s manager, Mark Anthony, speaks about Hope"'s involvement with helping handicapped youth. (See item 8) NOTE: Sound on this item is badly det... 5/5/71
MP_199502_006_02_ref.mov Corp of Engineers Hearing Footage showing the Corp of Engineers hearing. 5/6/71