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Photograph taken at the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. The band was enroute with the "Know Mississippi Better" train through the eastern states and Canada August 12-31, 1926. A.F. Fugitt was the band director. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 59.; 12 x 5

23 August 1926

Photograph of an R.O.T.C. Battalion formation featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 75. Also found in RG002 PC6908 and the 1952 Southerner yearbook on page 43; 11 x 5

1952

Photograph of Raymond Mannoni. Raymond Mannoni became band director in 1952, and under his direction the Pride and Dixie Darlings became nationally famous. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 88 and the 1959 Southerner yearbook on page 32.

Photograph of football players during a game, including star player "Bubber" Phillips. Photograph also found on page 92 of Chester M. Morgan's Dearly bought, deeply treasured, published in 1987.

1950

Photograph of three men and two women reading copies of a 1953 Hattiesburg American newspaper with the headline "Southern mops up Tide" following a victory over the University of Alabama football team in 1953. Photograph also found on page 93 of Chester M. Morgan's Dearly bought, deeply treasured, published in 1987.

1953

Photograph of Nick Revon (with the ball) during a basketball game against an unidentified team (jersey with ARPOMS). [Revon was the most prolific scorer in the school's history. His 2,024 points led the basketball team to many victories, including the Sun Bowl Tournament Championship in 1951.] Image also featured in Chester M. Morgan's book, Dearly bought, deeply treasured, on page 94.

Photograph of Gov. Ross Barnett, flanked by Pres. McCain and Lt. Gov. Paul B. Johnson Jr., signing legislation making USM a university in 1962. Standing left to right: Alumni President Ralph McDaniels, Representative Stone D. Barefield, MSC Foundation President Moran Pope Jr., Senator Frank Barber, Alumni Legislative Committee Chairman J.K. Tharpe, and Alumni Secretary Powell Ogletree. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 108. Also found in RG002 PC732.; 6 1/2 x 4 1/2

1962

The University of Southern Mississippi's refashioned "career" curriculum of the early 1970s featured a renewed emphasis on the sciences. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 114.

Photograph of Pam Stamps Rouse, wife of IHL board member Dr. Douglas W. Rouse. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 122.

Photograph of the 1976 riots. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 128.

1976

From a letter from President William D. McCain to the students, faculty and staff regarding the desegregation of the university. The letter appeared in the Student Printz on September 6, 1965. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 129.; 3 x 3.

06 September 1965

Photograph of Aubrey Lucas and President William D. McCain when Lucas was announced as McCain's successor. Image featured in Chester M. Morgan's book, Dearly bought, deeply treasured on page 137.

1975

Photograph of quarterback Reggie Collier. In 1981, Collier became the first college quarterback to rush and pass for 1000 yards in a single season. He finished 9th in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. Image featured in Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured on page 161.

Photograph of Portland McCaskill during a basketball game against Memphis State University. [McCaskill finished her career in 1985 and was the most prolific scorer and rebounder in the history of women's basketball at the University of Southern Mississippi.] Image featured in Chester M. Morgan's book, Dearly bought, deeply treasured, on page 167.

Photograph of Casey Fisher, captain of the Golden Eagles basketball team. During the 1987 NIT championship, Fisher set a school record for career assists and entered the 1000 point club. Also featured in Chester W. Morgan's book, Dearly bought, deeply treasured on page 168.

1987

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