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Finding Aid for the Farm Security Administration Collection (MUM01717)

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Finding Aid for the Farm Security Administration Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM01717/
Title: Farm Security Administration Collection
Dates: 1935-1945
Collector: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress)
Physical Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM01717
Location: Library Annex
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The images contained in this collection are copies of Mississippi related Farm Security Administration photographs, provided by the Library of Congress.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Copies provided by the Library of Congress.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Pamela Williamson.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Adams County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Bay Saint Louis (Miss.) -- Photographs
Belzoni (Miss.) -- Photographs
Biloxi (Miss.) -- Photographs
Bolivar County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Brookhaven (Miss.) -- Photographs
Camp Shelby (Miss.) -- Photographs
Claiborne County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Clarksdale (Miss.) -- Photographs
Clarksville (Miss.) -- Photographs
Cleveland (Miss.) -- Photographs
Coahoma County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Photographs
Drew (Miss.) -- Photographs
Edwards (Miss.) -- Photographs
Ellisville (Miss.) -- Photographs
Greenville (Miss.) -- Photographs
Hancock County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Photographs
Hazelhurst (Miss.) -- Photographs
Hinds County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Humphreys County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Issaquena County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Jackson (Miss.) -- Photographs
Jefferson County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Jones County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lauderdale County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Laurel (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lee County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Leland (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lexington (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lincoln County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lowndes County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Lula (Miss.) -- Photographs
Marshall County (Miss.) -- Photographs
McComb (Miss.) -- Photographs
Meridian (Miss.) -- Photographs
Mound Bayou (Miss.) -- Photographs
Natchez (Miss.) -- Photographs
Neshoba County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Oxford (Miss.) -- Photographs
Pace (Miss.) -- Photographs
Pass Christian (Miss.) -- Photographs
Pearlington (Miss.) -- Photographs
Picayune (Miss.) -- Photographs
Pike County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Plantations -- Mississippi -- Photographs
Port Gibson (Miss.) -- Photographs
Rodney (Miss.) -- Photographs
Rolling Fork (Miss.) -- Photographs
Sharkey County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Shelby (Miss.) -- Photographs
Smith County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Sunflower County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Taylorsville (Smith County, Miss.) -- Photographs
Tchula (Miss.) -- Photographs
Tupelo (Miss.) -- Photographs
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- Photographs
Warren County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Washington County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Waveland (Miss.) -- Photographs
Woodville (Miss.) -- Photographs
Yazoo County (Miss.) -- Photographs
Yazoo City (Miss.) -- Photographs


Formats

black-and-white prints (photographs)


Historical Note

Particularly known for its photographic documentation of the American rural poor, the Farm Security Administration was founded in 1935 as the Resettlement Administration under the New Deal.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF35-1326]

Access Restrictions

The Farm Security Administration Collection is open for research. This collection is stored at an off-site facility. Researchers interested in using this collection must contact Archives and Special Collections at least two business days in advance of their planned visit.

Copyright Restrictions

Copyright permission should be obtained through the Library of Congress.


Related Material

Resources at the Other Institutions

"America from the Great Depression to World War II: Black-and-White Photographs from the FSA-OWI 1935-1945" (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/fsahtml/). Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by Mississippi county and photographer.


Container List

Folder 1.1 Adams County / Wolcott
Folder 1.2 Aldridge Plantation / Lange
Folder 1.3 Bolivar / Lange
Folder 1.4 Bolivar / Lee
Folder 1.5 Bolivar / Wolcott
Folder 1.6 Bolivar / Wolcott
Folder 1.7 Claiborne / Wolcott
Folder 1.8 Coahoma / Wolcott
Folder 1.9 Coahoma / Wolcott
Folder 1.10 Coahoma / Wolcott
Folder 1.11 Coahoma / Lange
Folder 1.12 Coahoma / Mydans
Folder 1.13 Copiah / Evans
Folder 1.14 Copiah / Lange
Folder 1.15 Forest / Rothstein
Folder 2.1 Hancock / Evans
Folder 2.2 Hancock / Lange
Folder 2.3 Hancock / Lee
Folder 2.4 Harrison / Lange
Folder 2.5 Hinds / Lange
Folder 2.6 Hinds / Mydans
Folder 2.7 Holmes / Wolcott
Folder 2.8 Holmes / Wolcott
Folder 2.9 Humphreys / Wolcott
Folder 2.10 Humphreys / Wolcott
Folder 2.11 Issaquena / Wolcott
Folder 2.12 Jefferson / Wolcott
Folder 2.13 Jones / Lee
Folder 2.14 Jones / Lee
Folder 2.15 Jones / Wolcott
Folder 2.16 Lauderdale / Rothstein
Folder 2.17 Leake / Lange
Folder 2.18 Lee / Evans
Folder 2.19 Lee / Rothstein
Folder 2.20 Lincoln / Lange
Folder 2.21 Madison / Evans
Folder 2.22 Pearl River / Lee
Folder 2.23 Pike / Rothstein
Folder 2.24 Sharkey / Wolcott
Folder 2.25 Sunflower / Lange and Lee
Folder 2.26 Warren / Evans
Folder 2.27 Washington / Lange
Folder 2.28 Washington / Lee
Folder 2.29 Washington / Wolcott
Folder 2.30 Wayne / Lee
Folder 2.31 Wilkinson / Lange
Folder 2.32 Wilkinson / Shahn
Folder 2.33 Wilkinson / Wolcott
Folder 2.34 Yazoo / Lange
Folder 2.35 [either Hinds, Sunflower, or Coahoma] / Mydans
Folder 2.36 Unknown / Lange
Folder 2.37 Unknown / Rothstein
Folder 2.38 Unknown / Wolcott