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Collection Title: Southern Tourism Collection

Accession Number: AM06-33

Dates:ca. 1930s - 1960

Volume: 5 items

Provenance: Given by Diane Ross

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Five pamphlets promoting tourism in the Gulf South Central States of Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi:

1. “Gulf South Central States” (1960)
2. “See All of Louisiana All Year ‘Round” (ca. 1950s)
3. “Mississippi” (ca. 1930s)
4. “Mississippi, America’s State of Opportunity” (1940s)
5. “Mississippi, Heart of the Southland” (ca. 1950s)


Accession Number: AM06-38

Dates: 1932; circa 1950s

Provenance: Given by Diane Ross

Volume: 4 pamphlets

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Four Mississippi Tourism pamphlets:

1. “Mississippi Highways” (Nov. 1932)
2. “Mississippi Gulf Coast” (circa 1950s)
3. “Mississippi for Relaxation” (circa 1950s)
4. “Mississippi, the Hospitality State” (circa 1950s)


Accession Number: AM06-64

Date: May 1926

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Given by Ray Bellande

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

A pamphlet titled “’Magnolia Route’, Chicago to Mississippi Coast Highway Map and Tourist Guide” (May 1926). The “Magnolia Route" was a direct north and south highway from Chicago, Illinois to Gulfport, Mississippi, which was completed and opened for travel in 1923. The pamphlet contains a map of the highway, descriptions of towns along the route, and guides to hotels and other businesses that may be helpful to tourists.

Accession Number: AM07-16

Date: 2004

Volume: 1 item

Provenance: Transferred from the de Grummond Collection (Kathi Appelt Papers) by Danielle Bishop.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

One handheld cardboard fan with wooden handle, featuring a photograph of Elvis Presley, with a hound dog.  The fan was designed to promote Tupelo, Mississippi as a tourist site.

 


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