Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Guide to the Melody Golding Photoprints

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1166
Creators:
Golding, Melody
Dates:
2006-2012
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
11 boxes, 5 map-folders
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collections documents the work of photographer, Melody Golding and two projects: Hurrican Katrina and Panther Tract.
The Hurrican Katrina photographs document some of the devastation along the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the towns of Biloxi, Ocean Springs, and Pearlington, Mississippi.
The Panther Tract material documents a 2011 book titled
Panther Tract Wild Boar Hunting in the Mississippi Delta,
about wild boar hunting in the Mississippi Delta. The photographs focus on the Delta landscape and the people and animals involved in the hunt including portraits of the hunters, and their interactions with one another and their dogs and horses. The textual material documents the photographer's personal involvement in these hunts as well as advertising and press releases for the book.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into five series.
Series 1: Hurricane Katrina Photographs, 2005-2006
Series 2: Hurricane Katrina Supporting Material, 2005-2007
Series 3: Panther Tract Photographic Prints, 2012
Series 4: Panther Tract Book Materials, 2012
Series 5: Audio Visual Materials, 2006, 2012

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States on August 29, 2005. Katrina left a path of devastation and wiped out whole sections of the city of New Orleans as well as many small coastal towns. These prints were created for the photographer's traveling exhibition, "Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember." Ms. Golding is a photographer who documented the devastation in her home state of Mississippi after the Hurricane Katrina struck on August 29, 2005.
Golding, Melody; Pfister, Sally, editor. Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi, 2007.

Administration
Author
Franklin Robinson, Jr.
Accruals
1 cubic feet of material documenting
Panther Tract Wild Boar Hunting in the Mississippi Delta
was donated in 2016 by Melody Golding.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the Archives Center by photographer Melody Golding in 2009.
Custodial History
Mounted prints were created for the photographer's traveling exhibition, "Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember."
Processing Information
Processed by Franklin A. Robinson, Jr., archives specialist, May-August, 2010; supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Melody Golding Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Disasters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hurricanes Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mississippi Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 2000-2010 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wild boar Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu