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The Rankin County Historical Society published historical calendars for 30 years. Some years are still available. These calendars may be purchased for $1.00 each if picked up at the Brandon Library. If requesting the calendars be mailed, add postage of $1.25 per calendar.


TitleYear Published
Map of Rankin County and Its CommunitiesFront Cover 1980
Barksdale House and Family , Goshen Springs, Built in 1833December, 1979(80)
Lessel Hotel, 1875-80, Pelahatchie,  DrawingJanuary, 1980
Rankin County Court House, Drawing, Built in 1853February, 1980
Masonic Academy, Fannin, Built in 1858March, 1980
The Star Hotel, Built in 1902,  Star CommunityApril, 1980
Puckett High School, Built in Puckett in 1925, Burned 1944May, 1980
Hebron Academy, Built in 1860-61, off Hwy. 18, S. of Brandon, Nat’l Register of Historical PlacesJune, 1980
Rankin Co. Agricultural High School,  1910-32, Johns, MSJuly, 1980
Rankin Co. Bank, Brandon, 1905August, 1980
The Ellis Gin, 1905, Florence (Monterey Community)September, 1980
Shiloh Methodist Church, 1858, Site of Shiloh Camp Meeting since 1832October, 1980
The Stevens-Buchanan House, Brandon (College St.), Nat’l Reg. of Historical PlacesNovember, 1980
Piney Woods Country Life School, Hwy. 49 S,  Founded 1909 for Black studentsDecember, 1980
Johnson Hall, part of Brandon Female Academy, built in 1837December, 1980(1)
Misterfeldt House, with Henry Misterfeeldt family, Richland, 1927January, 1981
Mule-drawn Surrey, the J. A. Jackson family, 1914, PuckettFebruary, 1981
State Basketball Champs, Florence High School, 1927March, 1981
Knox Glass Bottle Co. (Orig. Dixie Glass, 1932),  Flowood (duplicated July 1985)April,  1981
Busick’s Well Hotel, as it burned – 2 mi. S. of Brandon (Mineral Springs), opened 1905May, 1981
The McLaurin House, “Bien Venue”, Brandon, built in 1834, home of Gov. A. J. McLaurinJune, 1981
Old East One-room School, near Star Rd., 4 mi. So. of Brandon, no dateJuly, 1981
Fannin Baptist Church, (near Pelahatchie),  founded 1848August, 1981
The First Pisgah School Bldg., built about 1920September, 1981
Old Brandon Sanatorium, est. 1907, by Dr. Joseph Berry; was also training school for nursesOctober, 1981
McCaskill Home “Terrace Hill”, built 1830, was used as hdqtrs. of Gen. Grant in Brandon in Civil WarNovember, 1981
The J. A. Taylor & Sons Gen. Store, opened 1873 in PelahatchieDecember, 1981
Down Town Brandon at Monument and Courthouse  1920′sFront Cover 1982
Steen’s Creek High School, near Florence, built in 1886December, 1981(2)
Spann Homeplace (drawing), Pelahatchie, no dateJanuary, 1982
Home of Jefferson Davis Burgess, built 1893, Mosely community near PelahatchieFebruary, 1982
1926 Gulde Boys Basketball TeamMarch, 1982
Brandon Presbyterian Church, dedicated 1870April, 1982
Hargrove House, Pearl, was stage coach stop in 1830May, 1982
Brandon Baptist Church, first bldg,, erected 1882June, 1982
Briar Hill Baptist Church, near Florence, built in 1888July, 1982
Pelahatchie Methodist Church, built in 1914August, 1982
Graves Home, Mayton community near Puckett, built 1908September, 1982
Antioch Baptist Church, org. 1836, located near PuckettOctober, 1982
Foy’s Grocery Store, Flowood, began in 1934November, 1982
“This Is Your Life” show on TV featuring founder of Piney Woods  School, Lawrence C. Jones, 1954December, 1982
The Old Rankin County Jail 1853-1925  1938 WPA Rec Center Demolished 1971Front Cover 1983
Fox Hall One-Room School, built in 1918, Luckney Community on Fannin Rd.December, 1982(3)
Citizen’s Bank of Florence, est.1906January, 1983
The J. R. May home, Rock Hill community on Hwy. L8 S. of Brandon, built in 1911February, 1983
Finkbine School Group, 1926-27, near JohnsMarch, 1983
Home of Dr. and Mrs. Parham Walker,  was on corner of College & Gov’t Sts., Brandon, 1900April, 1983
Eugene Hoy Barksdale, WWI ace, from Goshen Springs, namesake of Barksdale  Field in La.May, 1983
Gov. Henry Lewis Whitfield, 1868-1927, born in Rankin Co., was Gov. in 1924June, 1983
Gen. Louis H. Wilson, Commandant, U. S. Marine Corps, 1944, Native of BrandonJuly, 1983
Circuit Clerk Gayden Swears in Judge McIntyre, 1951August, 1983
Mary Ann Mobley, Brandon, Miss Americas 1959September, 1983
McRae’s Mercantile Store, Value (now in Brandon), 1940October, 1983
Confederate Veterans at Civil War Monument, Brandon, 1907November, 1983
Rankin Co. Agricultural School, Johns, Class of 1924, names listedDecember, 1983
Rankin County MuseumBack Cover 1983
Noble Store-Fannin Dr. John E Noble’s Store with Earnest Mosse’s Store in backgroundFront Cover 1984
Covered Bridge over Pearl River- Civil War prisionDecember 1983(4)
Gov. Anselm Joseph McLaurinJanuary, 1984
Masonic Lodge Florence built 1913 by C.H. CarrollFebruary, 1984
Harrell Store-Pelahatichie owned by Tom Harrell now owned by Thomas and Caesar RossMarch, 1984
Store, Post Office & Railroad Station in community of Greenfield. Stith Green store ownerApril, 1984
The Gayden Hotel circa 1885-1924 Brandon May, 1984
Gulf of Mobile and Northern RR train schedule 1945-50June, 1984
Oliver Franklin Cooper, Jesse Brant and Thomas Jeffeson Cooper 1/2 miles S of Monterey CommunityJuly, 1984
Brandon Bank Notes MS and AL Railroad Company Five and 10 DollarsAugust, 1984
Stewart Sawmill-Star 49 South of Star 1931-1938 owned by Jim Stewart & SonsSeptember, 1984
Pelahatchie Cotton Gin 1880. Ben Cry of Morton was last operator of this gin.October, 1984
Gammill Lumber Camp located 8 miles N of Pelahatchie near Rehobeth Community. Photo 1918November, 1984
Carter Store-Sandhill. Owned and operate by Billy Carter since 1958. Floyd S Franklin in photo, 1949December, 1984
Rankin County Historical Society  members in from of Atkins-McRae BuildingBack Cover 1984
Brandon Machinery and Lumber company WF Owen (in photo) owned and operated 1890′s till 1930′sFront Cover 1985
Rankin County AHS senior Class of 1925-26 Johns, MS (class members named)December 1984(5)
Governor Robert Lowry 1830-1910  lived at Ben Venue in BrandonJanuary, 1985
Reverend William Denson 1800-1873 formed many Rankin County churchesFebruary, 1985
Robinson School 1917-1918  1 mile NE of Sandhill PO March, 1985
Dr. Albert McLaurin 1850-1922 Brandon and RC doctor April, 1985
The Compere Family circa 1900 taken at home of William S Compere in Mt. Creek CommunityMay, 1985
Rock Hill School Circa 1926 or 1927 (named)June, 1985
Knox Glass Bottle Co. (Orig. Dixie Glass, 1932),  Flowood (duplicated April 1981)July, 1985
Shiloh Camp Meeting Tom & Mrs. Susie Beckes, Marie & Esther Munsterman, Olive Watson & Edith HarpeAugust, 1985
Star High School 1925- 1957Consolidated Florence (AKA Rankin Academy 1970- circa 1985) burned 2007September, 1985
Singletary Farm South of Florence,Photo circa 1885-1890October, 1985
Baugh’s Well SE part of town of Brandon near East Jasper & Hwy 18November, 1985
Carroll Steen & Daughters (drawing )December, 1985
Neely -Wilson Home Now RCHS Museum. Originally located in RichlandBack Cover 1985
Dr. Sylvanus Wheeler Robinson, Photo,1837-1908,Confederate Soldier, Practice, Fannin & PisgahDecember, 1985(6)
Puckett Post Office, circa 1912, Photo  with names of peopleFront Cover, 1986
W. V. Loveless Livery Stable & Old Brandon Court House, photo early 1900′sJanuary, 1986
Rankin Co. ‘s First Concrete Road, about 1913-1915, Old Brandon Road, Photo with namesFebruary, 1986
“Fat  Gourd” Farm,  Fannin, Photo early 1800′s, Home of Daniel McLaurinMarch, 1986
Mulberry School group, 1911, near Pelahatchie, with students namesApril, 1986
Photo, Byram “Swinging” Bridge,  connecting Rankin & Hinds Counties, built in 1905May, 1986
Dr. Frank C. Kincaid, 1882-1945, photo in dental office in PelahatchieJune, 1986
1909 Packard Auto in Monterey, Photo, with owners Daniel and Maniza WebbJuly, l1986
Sawmilling  As It Used To Be, Photo about 1930, Crossroads CommunityAugust, 1986
Pearl School Group, Class of 1913-14, with names of studentsSeptember, 1986
Misterfeldt Gin at Richland, Photo, about 1900October, 1986
Brandon  High School, photo of first football team, 1931, with namesNovember, 1986
Star Baptist Church, photo, 1937December, 1986
Rankin County Officials in 1913 (named)Back Cover 1986
Confederate Monument 2 viewsFront Cover 1987
Pelahatchie Girls; Basketball Team, photo 1930, with namesDecember, 1986(87)
Ponder General Store, photo with names,  Depot Hill (Value), now Brandon, 1960′sJanuary, 1987
William Wesley Kersh, photo in Masonic uniform, 1840-1908, Civil War vetFebruary, 1987
Brandon Sanitorium Staff, photo, 1904, with namesMarch, 1987
“Moss Side”,  Plantation  home of John Ratliff, 190l, Ophelia, MSApril, 1987
Steen’s Creek  School group, class of 1930, with namesMay, 1987
Piney Woods Country Life School, photosJune, 1987
Charles Russell Boehle, Pearl, photo with old car (T-Model ?)July, 1987
Early 1900′s photo of Webbs of Monterey, taking buggy rideAugust, 1987
Puckett High School teachers, 1924-25, with namesSeptember, 1987
Edgar Misterfeldt’s Sawmill, Richland, photo, 1912October, 1987
Brandon Public School, photo, 1918, Miss Emma Buchanan’s class, with namesNovember, 1987
Shipping Lumber in Pelahatchie, photo showing three methods, early 1900′sDecember, 1987
Valentour HomeBack Cover 1987
Pearl River Baptizing, Post Card photo, about 1906, taken from Pearl River BridgeFront Cover, 1988
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Brandon, 1870 (bldg. burned & replaced)December, 1987(8)
Central School, near Johns,  about 1905, with names of studentsJanuary, 1988
Samuel E. Myers, Rankin Co. Supt. Of Education 1903-1912, with family , names listedFebruary, 1988
New Prospect (Gulde) School, photo of bldg., 1915March, 1988
Wisteria Hall, built by Judge A. G. Mayers in 1868, Brandon, burned 1986April, 1988
Pelahatchie High School, first graduating class, 1907, names listedMay, 1988
Dr. Irvin Myers, posed with car equipped with rail-car wheels,  1920′sJune, 1988
Tombstone of Jacob Neely, Cemetery on Old Brandon Rd., near airport , Revolutionary War veteranJuly, 1988
Robert Allen Whitfield & wife, on porch of home, father of Gov. Whitfield; photo made 1892August, 1988
Shiloh School group, 1914, all names listedSeptember, 1988
Jimmy Webb, Florence, football pro with San Francisco 49′ers, 1974, etc.October, 1988
Sand Hill Rd., photo of crowd in 1948,  official openingNovember, 1988
Leesburg Baptist Church, dedication of bldg., 1920December, 1988
Delegates from Rankin Co. to 4-H Club Congress, 1931, most of names listedBack cover, 1988
Pphoto of downtown Brandon, 1939, taken from water towerFront Cover, 1989
Pisgah Girls’ Basketball team, 1964-65, with namesDecember, 1988(9)
Brandon graduating class of 1920, with namesJanuary, 1989
1925 photos, Bible House in Brandon, stagecoach stop, Mr. & Mrs. W. N. Bible shown in buggyFebruary, 1989
Rhodes School, pre-1920 group with names (Shiloh area ?)March, 1989
Steen’s Creek Baptist Church, photo of bldg., 1904April, 1989
James Lufkin McCaskill family group, 1885, with names, & insert of Judge McCaskillMay, 1989
Family group of Washington Webster Steen, Florence, early 1900′s, names listedJune, 1989
King’s Drug Store, Pelahatchie, no dateJuly, 1989
Shiloh Camp Meeting, group shown with  horse-drawn wagon, some names, no dateAugust, 1989
Rankin Co. Agricultural School, Johns, Photo of gazebo on campus, early 1920′sSeptember, 1989
Fannin School group, 1911, names listedOctober, 1989
1925 Road Construction, Star, photo of tractor pulling grader,  two names givenNovember, 1989
Whitfield Rd. marker commemorating research  done on pellagra, 1915, by Drs. Goldberger and WheelerDecember, 1989
John W. Collier party in downtown Brandon, about 1880, no names givenBack Cover, 1989
Photo of  U.S.S. RANKIN, commissioned in 1945, saw much action in WWIIFront Cover, 1990
1918 postcard of Piney Woods School, shows entrance and campus viewsDecember,  1989(90)
Brandon  H.S. Girls’ Basketball Team, 1938, names listedJanuary, 1990
Turcotte House, Rock Hill community, near Johns, built in Reconstruction period after Civil WarFebruary, 1990
 Camp  Kickapoo Staff, circa 1940, Names listed      March, 1990
Photo, Mr. And Mrs. Walter Brooks Collier, Sr.,  Brandon, Circa 1900April; 1990
Shiloh School, Photo, 1927May, 1990
Brandon Lions Club, 1976, Photo  with names.June, 1990
Pelahatchie Post Office, Photo, 1930July, 1990
Star Depot, Photo, Circa 1900August, 1990
Gulde/New Prospect School group photo, 1915September, 1990
Cotton Gin and Sawmill at Fannin, photo circa 1920October, 1990
Florence High School football team, group photo with namesNovember, 1990
Greenfield House, near Brandon, circa 1930,  main bldg. of plantationDecember, 1990
Flag of the Rankin Rifles, Civil War Back Cover, 1990
Sara Bradshaw Richardson, photo, founder of Historical Society, 1978Front Cover, 1991
Johns Methodist Church, photo, more than 100 years oldDecembeer, 1990(1)
Gulde Basketball Team, 1928, photo with namesJanuary, 1991
General Store, Pelahatchie,  early 1900′sFebruary,  1991
Fannin School, 1914, group photo with namesMarch, 1991
Photo, Isham Irving Thomas, Confederate soldier, 1844-1911April, 1991
Florence High School, class of 1932, photo with namesMay, 1991
The Buchanan House, NW corner Sunset and College Sts., Brandon,  built in early 1850′sJune, 1991
Photo, Mr. And Mrs. James Monroe Vickers,  1922, on farm at ClarksburgJuly, 1991
Shiloh Tabernacle (Methodist Church), photo, founded 1828August, 1991
Brandon High School, class of 1928, (Senior), photo with namesSeptember, 1991
Photo  of Jim Buck Ross, Pelahatchie,  1968, Commissioner of Agriculture October, 1991
Junior College Officials, 1970, group photo with names, and insets of B. L. Hill and ?November, 1991
Mount Pisgah Baptist Churh,  1948 photoDecember, 1991
Edwards House, Pelahatchie,  built circa 1850Back Cover, 1991
Monterey School, 1905, photo, no namesFront Cover, 1992
Johns Elementary School, 1927-28,  with namesDecember, 1991
Goshen Springs School group, c. 1909, with namesJanuary, 1992
Brandon School 4-H Club, 1947-48, group photo withnamesFebruary, 1992
Rhodes School, Gulde-Shiloh Road,  c. 1910, group photo with namesMarch, 1992
Crossroasds School group, early 1920′s, with namesApril, 1992
Brandon High School class of 1939, photo with names – also photo of school bldg.May, 1992
Gulde School group, 1938-39, photo with namesJune, 1992
Antioch School, near Puckett, 1922-23, photo with namesJuly, 1992
Youth Group at 1926 Shiloh Camp Meeting, photo with most of namesAugust, 1992
Myers School, near Bethel, 1906   or 1907, group photo, name of teacher, Bettie Webb,  2 exterior photosSeptember, 1992
Brandon Jr. High students, 1929, group photo with namesOctober, 1999
Florence High School football team, 1934, group photo with namesNovember, 1992
Star High School basketball team, 1937, group photo with namesDecember, 1992
Drakes School House,, Flowood,  1800′s, photo of bldg. with history of schoolBack Cover, 1992
Brandon High School faculty, 1938, group photo with most of namesFront Cover, 1993
Clear Branch School, 1942 Patriotic Program, some names givenDecember, 1992
Mayton School group photo, Dec. 5, 1916, with complete names listed January, 1993
Pelahatchie High school Basketball team, 1958, with namesFebruary, 1993
Antioch School group photo, 1914-15March, 1993
Cato School group photo, 1929, with most of namesApril, 1993
Gulde School, Mrs. Roebuck’s class, 1938-39, all namedMay, 1993
Monterey School, 1926, all ages, with most namedJune, 1993
Shiloh  School, 1914-1915,  large group photo, with namesJuly, 1993
Brandon School, Second Grade group photo, 1938-39, most named, not allAugusy, 1993
Leesburg School, 1915-1916, large group photo, with most namesSeptember, 1993
Puckett High School,  Class of 1927, first to graduate, large group photo, with most namedOctober, 1993
Rankin Co. Agricultural High School, Johns, 1927-28 football team, all namedNovember, 1993
Brandon High School Boys Basketball team, 1947, group photo, all namedDecember, 1993
Barefoot Springs School, 1923, large group photo, all ages, all namedBack Cover, 1993
Grave monument, Miss Frank Robinson, noted educator, Brandon School, 1831-1896Front Cover, 1994
Brandon Kindergarten Class, 1953-54,  group photo, all namedDecember, 1993(4)
Lodebar School, 1926-27, group photo, most namedJanuary, 1994
Pelahatchie Fifth and Sixth grades, 1923, group photo, with most namedFebruary, 1994
New Prospect School, c. 1912,  (west of Gulde-Shiloh Rd.), two-room school, group photo, all namedMarch, 1994
Brandon Football Team, 1938, group photo, all namedApril, 1994
Langford School, 1910, group photo, all ages, with most namedMay, 1994
Holly Bush School, 1921-22, group photo, all ages, all namedJune, 1994
Fannin School, 1926,  group photo, all ages, most namedJuly, 1994
Puckett High School, Senior class of 1928, group photo, all namedAugust, 1994
Pelahatchie  High School, Seventh grade, 1919-20, group photo, all namedSeptember, 1994
Gulde School, Mrs. Sullivan’s class, 1938-39,  group photo, all namedOctober, 1994
Johns School, c. 1900,  group photo, all namedNovember, 1994
Brandon High School, Sr. class of 1940, group photo, all namedDecember, 1994
Steen’s Creek High School, class of 1900,  group photo, list of names, only one identifiedBack Cover, 1994
Florence School, 1945-46, large group photo, most namedFront & Back, 1995
Pearl High School, Class of 1949, group photo, all namedDecember, 1994(5)
Rankin County Officials, 1964, group photo, all namedJanuary, 1995
Rehobeth School, 1921,  group photo, most namedFebruary, 1995
Puckett High School, 1938-39 Eighth Grade Class,  group photo, all namedMarch, 1995
Brandon High School, Class of 1951 Seniors, all namedApril, 1995
Henry Grady School (Eureka), 1917,  group photo, all ages, most namedMay, 1995
Monterey School, c. 1924,  Teacher, Ruby Cooper, group photo, all namedJune, 1995
Pelahatchie School group, c. 1937,  photo, all ages, most namedJuly, 1995
Shiloh Camp Meeting, August, 1908, four photos  of scenes, with namesAugust, 1995
Brandon High School Drum Majorettes, 1945, photo with all namedSeptember, 1995
Richland School, 1938-39, grades 4, 5, and 6, group photo, all namedOcotber, 1995
Ford Motor Company’s 28-millionth auto, 1939, group of four, photo, Brandon Town Square, all namedNovember, 1995
Gulde School, Mrs. Nelson’s class of 1933 or ’44,  group photo,  all namedDecember, 1995
Mr. Vernon Franklin,  charter member, Rankin Co. Historical Society, prominent educatorFront Cover, 1996
General  Wilson Day, March 1976,  Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps, group photo, dignitaries, most namedDecember, 1995(5)
Pelahatchie High School Basketball Team, Rankin Co. champions, 1928,  group photo, all namedJanuary, 1996
Pearl High School, class of 1950, (Sr.),  group photo, all namedFebruary, 1996
Brandon High School, Sr. class of 1935, group photo, all namedMarch, 1996
Puckett High School, Yeasrbook staff photo, 1953,  all namedApril, 1996
Pelahatchie High School,  Class of 1934-35 (Senior ?), group photo, all namedMay, 1996
Rankin County Bank, c. 1948, Remodeling Open House, large group photo, some namedJune, 1996
Pearl School, Sixth Grade Class, 1938, group photo, all namedJuly, 1996
Brandon High School, Senior class, 1945, photo with all namedAugust, 1996
Andrew Chaprl School, 1919, group photo of all ages, names givenSeptember, 1996
Crossroads School group, 1943, group photo, all namedOctober, 1996
Brandon High School, class of 1946, group photo, all namedNovember, 1996
Richland Academy, 1911, large group, most namedDecember, 1996
Rankin Co. Historical Society, photo group of three ladies, all named, no dateBack Cover, 1996
Photo of Mable Ragsdale Sowell, 1908-1996, Shiloh,  charter member, Rankin Co. Historical SocietyFront Cover, 1997
E. M. Odom, General Merchant, Star, MS, c. 1900, photo of store,  five people in front namedDecember, 1996(7)
Puckett High School Senior girls, 1942-43, posing in front of  outdoor toilet, all namedJanuary, 1997
Star High School Girls’ Basketball team, 1937, group photo, all namedFebruary, 1997
Pelahatchie High School Senior Class of 1961, group photo, all namedMarch, 1997
Brandon High School Band, 1945, group photo, all namedApril, 1997
Pearl High School Senior Class of 1951, group photo, all namedMay, 1997
Puckett Fifth Grade, 1945, group photo, all namedJune, 1997
Star High School Boys and Girls Basketball teams, Rankin Co. Champions, 1926, group photo, all namedJuly, 1997
Richland School Student Body, 1902, (Male & Female Academy), group photo, all namedAugust, 1997
Pisgah High School Seniors, 1953, group photo, all namedSeptember, 1997
Richland Church  Bible Study Group, c. 1910, photo, all namedOctober, 1997
Puckett High School, Class of 1946-47, group photo, all namedNovember, 1997
Richland Elementary School, 1938, First & Second grades, group photo, all namedDecember, 1997
Mr. Jack Thweatt, 1996,  dedicated member of Rankin Co. Historical Society,  photoBack Cover, 1997
Puckett School bus drivers, 1939-40, photo of  drivers in front of buses, names givenFront Cover, 1998
Sorenson School, near Piney Woods School, 1917, group photo, some names givenDecember, 1997(8)
Star High School Football Team,    1936-37 State Champs, group photo, all namedJanuary, 1998
Rehobeth School, 1921, group photo, most namedFebruary, 1998
E. W. Rhodes, Sr. Family, c. 1912,  group photo, all namedMarch, 1998
Star School, First & Second Grades, 1930, group photo, most namedApril, 1998
Crossroads School , Girls Basketball team, 1934-35, group photo, all namedMay, 1998
Brandon High School Senior Class, 1937, Group photo, all namedJune, 1998
Rexford School (near Star?), c. 1909, group photo, all ages, all namedJuly, 1998
Puckett     High School Football Team, 1933, group photo, most names givenAugust, 1998
Brandon Girls Basketball team, 1941, group photo, all namedSeptember, 1998
Pearl High School Senior Class, 1952, group photo, all namedOctober, 1998
Puckett High School Tenth Grade Class, 1939-40,  group photo, all namedNovember, 1998
Brandon School, 1919, Fourth & Fifth Grades, group photo, all namedDecember, 1998
Holly Bush School, c. 1919, group photo of teachers: Morris Steen, Olivia Lewis Tanner and Wilma RobinsonBack Cover, 1998
First Location, Rankin Co. Bank,  a “Drive-Thru”, built mid-1960′sFront Cover 1999
Crossroads School, 1905, no namesDecember, 1998(9)
Hilton School, 1900-1917,  all named, group photoJanuary 1999
Pelahtchie Senior Class, 1950, Group Photo, with namesFebruary 1999
Pearl Senior Class, 1953, group photo with namesMarch 1999
Charles Henry Hardy & George Samuel Wilson Families, 1896, photo with namesApril 1999
Gulde School, 1938-39, Photo of large group, some names – not allMay 1999
Richland Academy, 1910, large group, most namedJune 1999
Brandon Football Team, 1936, group photo, all namedJuly 1999
Crossroads School 1946-47, individual photos all namedAugust 1999
McRae’s Mercantile Store, Value (now in Brandon), 1940September 1999
Rankin County Museum’s Old Store- Claudia Brocato and son BretOctober 1999
Florence High School Junior Class, 1911 students namedNovember 1999
Brandon High School senior Class, 1936, Group photo, all namedDecember 1999
Neely Cemetery, near airport,  graves dated from 1860Back Cover 1999
Star School, built in 1923, photo of building and students, none identifiedFront Cover 2000
Puckett Basketball Team, 1946, group photo with namesDecember 1999 (00)
Star Baptist Church,  group in front of bldg., 1954, some namesJanuary, 2000
A School (unknown), 1905-1910, group photo, Cox children namedFebruary, 2000
Gulf and Ship Island RR, 1899, photo of “Wilson Cut”March, 2000
William Perry Anderson family group,  circa 1903, Goshen SpringsApril, 2000
WW II Soldiers, photo of three, all namedMay, 2000
Rankin Co. Bank, 1949, photo of bank & photo of employeesJune, 2000
Group of workers with tools, no names or dateJuly, 2000
Brandon High School, class of 1942 (Srs.), yearbook photo with namesAugust, 2000
Pearl High School Senior class of 1954, yearbook photo with namesSeptember, 2000
Star high School Women’s Basketball team, group photo with namesOctober, 2000
Brandon First Baptist Church, 1960, celebrating 125 years, group photo with namesNovember, 2000
Andrew Chapel Church, 1999,  celebrating 100 years,  photo of bldg. & photo of Sr. group with namesDecember, 2000
Cox Family Store and Home, no date, was located in Pearl areaBack Cover 2000
Marjorie Heard Steen, photo,  who was first vice-president, Rankin Co. Historical SocietyFront Cover 200l
Wesleyanna United Methodist Church, Star,  drawing of three old church buildingsDecember, 2000(1)
Brandon Elem. School Group, 1955,  seven young boys in Chapel program, all namedJanuary, 200l
Gulde 4-H Club, 1950,  large group, all namedFebruary, 200l
Crossroads School, elementary class of 1936,  large group photo, most names givenMarch, 200l
Pearl High School Senior class of 1955, Yearbook photo with namesApril, 200l
Smith Family, of County Line community, 1916, group photo, with namesMay, 200l
Masonic Building, Florence, circa 1913, photo of buildingJune, 200l
Rankin Co. Bank Stockholders, circa 1949, photo of large group, with namesJuly, 200l
Brandon High School, class of 1939-40, photo of large group,  most    namedAugust, 200l
Star Boys’ Basketball Team,  with old school in background, 1920, all namedSeptember, 200l
Crossroads School, class of 1943, all namedOctobeer, 200l
Brandon Elem.  School,  1941-42 4th grade class, almost all namedNovember, 200l
Log Rolling in Star, circa 1908, , photo of large group, family names onlyDecember, 200l
Felix Herbert Daugdrill,  honored member of Historical Society,  photo with historyBack cover, 200l
Brandon School and Faculty, 1946, large group photo extends to back coverFront Cover, 2002
Puckett Post Office,  no date, photo of bldg. With two T-Model Fords in front,  four people namedDecember, 200l(2)
Brandon Kindergarten Graduation, maybe 1951-52, group photo with namesJanuary, 2002
Charlie Polk family group, circa 1942,  group of four, all namedFebruary, 2002
Pearl High School Sr. class of 1956, yearbook photo with namesMarch, 2002
Brandon High Schoiol Football Team, 1940, group photo with namesApril, 2002
Florence High School, 9th grade class of 1945-46, large group photo withnamesMay, 2002
Pelahatchie Town Board in the 50′s, photo with namesJune, 2002
Florence Elem. School, 2nd and third grades, 1937-38. Group photo , most namedJuly, 2002
H. C. Mosley Family group, Antioch commmunity,  early settlers (1921 ?)August, 2002
Brandon High School Band, 1948-49, group photo,all named but oneSeptember, 2002
Red Oak School, circa 1932,  photo of large group, all ages, some namesOctober, 2002
Brandon Girl’s Basketball Team, 1948-49, all namedNovember, 2002
Pisgah School, llth grade class of 1922,  photo of small group, most namedDecember, 2002
Adkins-McRae Bldg. Being moved to new museum site, no date, photoFront Cover, 2003
Monroe Patrick and Elizabeth Walters Patrick. He was Civil War veteran, buried in Concord Bapt. CemeteryDecember, 2002(3)
Brandon High School 10th Grade girls, 1937-38, group photo with most namedJanuary, 2003
Brandon High School Sr. Class of 1952, yearbook photo with namesFebruary, 2003
Mrs. Clyde Nettles, 200l, at museum opening, posed with 1930 Model A FordMarch, 2003
Pearl High School Sr. Class of 1957, yearbook photo with namesApril, 2003
Rankin Co. Bank, Bright Shopping Center and Pearl Branches, 197l,  group photo with namesMay, 2003
Brandon Football Team, 1939-40, group photo with namesJune, 2003
Henry Abb Patrick Family Gatheriing,  1940′s, Concord community, group photo with namesJuly, 2003
Puckett High School Boys’ Basketball Team, 1948, group photo with namesAugust, 2003
Brandon High School Band, 1953, group photo with most namedSeptember, 2003
Puckett High School Girls’ Basketball Team, 1948, group photo with namesOctober, 2003
Brandon High School, sketch of new bldg. Begun in 1941November, 2003
Plain (now Richland) Baseball Team, 1952, group photo with namesDecember, 2003
Katie Clotine Walters Dear, Star,  photo, honored Historical Society memberBack Cover, 2003
New Location, Rankin Co. Historical Museum (no date)Front Cover, 2004
Carress and Dessie May, photo, circa 1915December, 2003(4)
Florence Elem., First Grade, 1948, Group photo with namesJanuary, 2004
Shiloh School, 1924, group photo with namesFebruary, 2004
Gulde School 4-H Club Members, 1951, Group of six, all namedMarch, 2004
Brandon Elem. School Dancers, no date, group photo, all namedApril, 2004
Florence High School Homecoming Court, 1948, group photo, all namedMay, 2004
Pearl High School Seniors, 1958, Yearbook group photo, all namedJune, 2004
Brandon Lions Club, 1947-48,  group photo, all namedJulu, 2004
Crossroads High School, 1935-36, group photo, all namedAugust, 2004
Four Daughters of A. J. and Vester Patrick, Concord community, 1913 or 14, group photo with namesSeptember, 2004
Fannin School Eighth Grade, 1952, group pohoto with namesOctober, 2004
Puckett High School Annual Staff, 1954,  group photo with namesNovember, 2004
Shiloh Camp Mtg. Sesquicentennial, 1978,  group photo posed with covered wagon, all namedDecember, 2004
Gov. Gerard Brandon, namesake of Brandon, no date,  portraitBack Cover, 2004
Rankin County Museum, sketch with no dateFront cover, 2005
Downtown Brandon, aerial view, 1940December, 2004(5)
Boteler Family Reunion, circa 1905, Briar Hill community,  only one person  identified in group photoJanuary, 2005
Fannin School, formerly Wallace Chapel,  later Goshen-Fannin High School, 1940′s (?), most named in groupFebruary, 2005
Puckett High School, Home Ec. Class, 1934, group photo with namesMarch, 2005
Estelle Ross Vander-ziel,  longest living daughter of MS Confederate Soldier,  born 1912, in StarApril, 2005
Miss. Air Guard, 172nd Consolidated Maint. Sqdn., 1978, group photo, no namesMay, 2005
Cocke-Martin-Jackson-Allen Home, Brandon, circa 1850, photo June, 2005
Brandon High School Senior Class of 1929,  group of 10 in photo, all namedJuly, 2005
4-H Club group, Rankin Co., 1967, posed with bus going to camp at Ocean Springs, no namesAugust, 2005
Pearl Fire Dept., 1967, group photo with namesSeptember, 2005
Delegation from MS to National 4-H Congress, 197l, group photo with namesOctober, 2005
Piney Woods School, 1954, group photo of workers sorting mail after Dr. Jones’ appearance on “This is Your Life”November, 2005
Rankin Co. Eastern Star members, 1962, group photo with namesDecember, 2005
Clifton Rhodes,  born 1929, photo and tribute,  this calendar dedicated to himBack Cover, 2005
Bethel Church, sketch of church  added to Rankin Co. Historical MuseumFront Cover, 2006
Star Hotel, , circa 1902-03, Star, MSDecember, 2005(6)
Old Rankin Co. Jail, built 1853, Brandon, photo before being demolishedJanuary, 2006
Fannin High School Senior Class, 1953, group photo with namesFebruary, 2006
Dr. Frank C. Kincaid,  Dentist in Rankin Co., 1910,  photo of him in his officeMarch, 2006
U. S. Hwy. 80 “Old Brandon Rd.”, 1935, photo of roadApril, 2006
T/Sgt. Wentworth Gates, 172nd Tactical Airlife Group, 1982,  photo of subject, plane in backgroundMay, 2006
MS State Hospital, Whitfield, aerial photo with triple views, no dateJune, 2006
Gas Well (Gulf) on Brandon Road, 1930,  photo of clippingJuly, 2006
Brandon Elem. School, Third Grade, 1963-4,  group photo of students at desks, names listedAugust, 2006
Pearl-McLaurin PTA Officers, 1963,  group photo, with namesSeptember, 2006
Monterey Methodist Church,  1900-200, Photo of churchOctober, 2006
Piney Woods School , photo of group making bricks, 1930′s, no namesNovember, 2006
Rankin County Square, Brandon, photo, December, 1997,  after light snowDecember, 2006
Brandon Town Square, 1907-2007, photo of Sentry on DutyFront Cover, 2007
Brandon High School, 1964 Athletic Banquet,  group photo of six, all namedDecember, 2006(7)
Finkbine Camp, near Johns, 1926-27,  school group photo, all ages, none namedJanuary, 2007
Carter High School Senior Class of 1963, Brandon,  yearbook photo with namesFebruary, 2007
Brandon High School Senior Class of 1950, yearbook photo with namesMarch, 2007
Pearl’s Eastgate Village Shopping Center, photo of flooding in 1979April, 2007
MS Air Nat’l Guard, 1980,  photo of members from 172nd Civil Eng’r. Sqdn., and Combat Support Sqdn.May, 2007
William H. Till and wife Mary Ukala Till, 1920′s, Pelahatchie, photo of couple posed with carJune, 2007
Bennett-Cole House on Hw. 80,  just east of Brandon Town Square,  photo of pre-1860′s homeJuly, 2007
Rankin County Jail photo in early 1900′s, BrandonAugust, 2007
Rankin Co. Agricultural High School, Johns, Senior Class of 1926-27, group photo , no namesSeptember, 2007
Shelton-Chester House, SE corner Brandon Square, built in 1836, burned in 1913, photo of homeOctober, 2007
Brandon Town Square, triple photo of installation of statue on monument, 1907November, 2007
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Brandon, 1997 photo of church after light snowDecember, 2007
Atkins-McRae Mercantile, Value, MississippiFront Cover 2008
ANG Entrance SignDecember 2007(8)
Till Home 1907, Pelahatchie, MississippiJanuary 2008
Thomas D. Ross, 1914February 2008
Old Gold drill site, Rankin County in 1930sMarch 2008
Langford High School Diploma, Sadie Sadalia Steverson 1925April 2008
Historical Society Members, 1978May 2008
Johns-Rankin County Agriculture High School Football Team 1926June 2008
Barnes’ Store Brandon 1930′sJune 2008
Cullen and Mary July 2008
Calhoun 50th Wedding Anniversary LuncheonAugust 2008
Brown Williams Memorial Bridge Marker on US Highway 80 at Hinds/Rankin LineSeptember 2008
Rankin County Businesses celebrate October Fall Festival MonthOctober 2008
Charles L. Sullivan ANG Facility 1985November 2008
Crossgates Shopping Village in early 1980′sDecember 2008
Welcome to Puckett Sign on Hwy 18Front Cover 2009
Burney’s Bottle HouseDecember 2008(9)
1945/46 Puckett High Basketball TeamJanuary 2009
Patrick Family Gathering in the Concord Community ca 1920′sFebruary 2009
Waterwell Gazebo, Johns CommunityMarch 2009
Henry McLain Family 1902April 2009
Pelahatchie High First Graduating Class 1907; John RundleMay 2009
Rev. Henry W. Bradshaw with “Harris County” opposition caneJune 2009
Barksdale Home, Goshen Springs ca 1940′sJuly 2009
Pearson School ca 1910August 2009
Leesburg School, 1910September 2009
Richland Pumpkin Festival 1986October 2009
Florence High School Football Team 1953November 2009
Sharecropper’s children in the 1870′s-1880′sDecember 2009
McCormick-Deering No. 9 Enclosed Steel Gear Mower 1939-1946Cover 2010
Rankin County Laundry and Dry CleanersDecember 2009(10)
Cato School Group photo, 1900, with most of namesJanuary 2010
Kersh Family HomeFebruary 2010
Puckett High School Class of 1963March 2010
Mitchell and Laura Payne Childre April 2010
Mrs. Cammie Smith Walker-Brandon Elementary School Teacher 1900-1915May 2010
Rankin County Agricultural High School circa 1914June 2010
Brandon Baptist Church, first bldg,, erected 1882 (dup)July 2010
Munn Family 1930′sAugust 2010
Cato School Group 1928September 2010
1940 Ford Car Number 28,000,000th  Tour in Downtown Brandon 1940October 2010
Rankin County Bank early 1900′sNovember 2010
Samuel Summers Rhodes Drug Store in Pelahatchie early 1900′sDecember 2010
Rankin County Museum Buildings Sketch by Helen AldermanBack Cover 2010