Description: From the Thompson (Ray M.) Papers; photograph of the foyer of the Pirate House, built in 1802 in Waveland, Mississippi. This photo was used in a newspaper column written by Ray M. Thompson, entitled "Know Your Coast." The column chronicled unusual and/or historic events, sites, people, and customs of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Among the myriad topics of discussion are the origins of numerous Gulf Coast towns; Civil War history; historic homes; the barrier islands; industries, organizations, and tourist attractions. The column was published in the Biloxi/ Gulfport Daily Herald from March 1, 1956 to October 15, 1960.
Creator: Thompson, Ray M.
Date: May 1956
Format: Digital reproduction of an 8" x 8.5" black and white photograph.
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Collection: M091 Thompson (Ray M.) Papers.
Finding Aid: A finding aid for this collection is available online at: https://doi.org/10.18785/fa.M008