ITEM #81 History of Whynot, Mississippi, Vol. I
By Jim Dawson. This history covers the community from its early days in the 1840's (old Whynot), delves into how Whynot got its name, and covers school, churches and early settlers. Included are a general history, boyhood memories of the writer, and other information, as well as pictures. 136 pgs + index
ITEM #82 History of Whynot, Mississippi, Vol. II
By Jim Dawson. This volume covers families of Whynot, both early and later arrivals. Some 100 families covered, some very briefly, and some quite extensively. The author explores the connections of many families and follows them through humorous episodes as well as times of sadness and grief. The two-volume history is the product of four years' research. 330 pgs + index
ITEM #83 History of Pine Springs, Lauderdale County, MS.
By Mary Ellen White. Covers the first 100 years of the Pine Springs Community, and includes numerous photos. The author spent five years in the preparation of this excellent narrative. It offers information on the families of Pine Springs, general history, school matters, churches, and much more. 292 pgs
ITEM #403 Dixie Highway High School
A history compiled by Jim Dawson. Many of those who had ties to the county's first brick school brought out old treasured photos of teachers and students, to share with friends through publication of this volume, which also reprints extracts from "A Girl Graduate's Journal of 1929." 50 pgs