Digital Archives Photographs Portraits

Online Exhibits: Hamilton Photograph Collection

Man and truck. Sign on truck says "See The Mystery Before you buy a Washing Machine, Price Only $25.50." Crystal Springs, 193- Call Number: PI/1994.0004, Item 244 (MDAH Collection)

The Luther Hamilton Photograph Collection was recently added to the Digital Archives! Nearly 1000 images in the collection depict what was going on in Crystal Springs, Mississippi during the first decades of the twentieth century. Explore the beautiful portraits and the snapshots of daily life at that time by clicking the link above. Here are a few images from the collection:

Crystal Springs High School football team. PI/1994.0004, Item 398
Unidentified woman. PI/1994.0004, Item 609
Interior of cafe. PI/1994.0004, Item 332
Twins. PI/1994.0004, Item 31
Tom Thumb wedding. PI/1994.0004, Item 294
Cabbage. PI/1994.0004, Item 261
Digital Archives Maps

Maps Available to View Online

Map MA/2000.0010(b)
Call Number: MA/2000.0010(b) MDAH Collection

Archives staff has scanned and linked more maps to their online catalog records. View them online by clicking the links below, then click “Link to Electronic Resource” to view the image.

Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, 1872

Link“A Sketch of Carroll County showing the lands of the state bid in for taxes for 1861”

Louisiana and Mississippi, and part of Arkansas, 1871

Map of lands formerly of the estate of Andrew Brown, Natchez, now R. F. Learned,” 1872

“Map of the rebellion, as it was in 1861 and as it is in 1864” from Harper’s Weekly, 1864 (pictured above)

Mississippi, 1873

Mississippi, 1887

Mississippi City Harbor, by United States Coast Survey, 1857

“New railroad and county map of Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi,” 1883

“Preliminary sketch of Mobile Bay” by United States Coast Survey, 1851

Richmond, Virginia, 1861