Jimmie Davis


Photo Collections


DAVIS, JIMMIE, "100 YEARS OF SUNSHINE EXHIBIT"

Pix# Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of Image Negatives

1. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Lois Wagner sitting in her office at the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies.

2. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Pictures on the wall of James Houston Davies on a horse and a signing book on a table.

3. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of Jimmy Davis’ horse saddle and boots

4. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of Jimmy Davis’ ballot, guitar, boots and him riding on a horse

5. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of Jimmy Davis Piano

6. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of Jimmy Davis’ record and music

7. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of display box showing many pictures of Jimmy Davis’ childhood

8. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of the Center for Regional Studies and display cases featuring Jimmy Davis.

9. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of the Center for Regional Studies and display cases featuring Jimmy Davis.

10. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Picture of the Center for Regional Studies and display cases featuring Jimmy Davis.

11. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Glass case containing Jimmy Davis’ pictures, suit and hat

12. 2000 7x5 3 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Ted Butler sitting in the front desk.

13. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Lois Wagner sitting at her office at the Center for Regional Studies.

14. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Lois Wagner sitting at her office at the Center for Regional Studies.

15. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Jimmy Davis’ rocking chair.

16 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Dr. Roman Heliniak sitting in his office holding a newspaper.

17. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Glass case featuring the Governors Mansion and pictures of Jimmy Davis

18. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Glass case featuring anti-Davis propaganda

19. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Glass case featuring Jimmy Davis’ Movie Pictures.

20. 2000 7x5 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Glass case featuring Jimmy Davis’ pictures

21. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Documents regarding the Sunshine Bridge

22. 2000 7x5 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W

Pictures and articles referring to the Governors Mansion

DAVIS, JIMMIE, PHOTOS FROM STATE ARCHIVES

Pix# Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of Image Negatives

1. 7x5 1 B&W copy print none

Jimmie Davis wearing a suit talking to two gentlemen.

2. 7x5 1 B&W copy print none

Jimmie Davis sitting next to a woman in a white dress

3. 7x5 1 B&W copy print none

Jimmie Davis standing next to a young boy scout two men an a young boy.

4. 7x5 1 B&W copy print none

Jimmie Davis taking oath in front of a judge standing with left hand on bible.

Davis, Jimmie, Salute:

Pix# Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of Image Negatives

1. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Group of people singing and playing musical instruments

2. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Group of people singing and playing musical instruments

3. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Group of people singing and playing musical instruments

4. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Jimmie Davis next to a man and two women.

5. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Jimmie Davis sitting down and talking to a woman.

6. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

A man standing next to two women

7. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Group of people surrounding Jimmie Davis while someone takes a picture

8. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Group of people surrounding Jimmie Davis while someone takes a picture

9. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

An old man in between of two old ladies

10. 04/14/1994 6x4 1 Color print none

Jimmie Davis sitting down talking to people.

11. 04/14/1994 7x5 1 B&W print none

DAVIS, JIMMIE, LOCATION WHERE PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS SPEAKING

Pix# Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of Image Negatives

1. 1960’s 7.5 x 6.8 1 B&W print none

Crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

2. 1960’s 7.5 x 6.8 1 B&W print none

Man speaking where crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

3. 1960’s 9 x 6.8 1 B&W print none

Crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

4. 1960’s 9.5 x 6.8 1 B&W print none

Crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

5. 1960’s 26 x 7 1 B&W print none

Crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

6. 1960’s 27x 6 1 B&W print none

Man speaking where crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

Davis, Jimmie: Miscellaneous Pictures.

Pix# Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of Image Negatives

1. 1960’s 5.8 x 3.5 1 B&W print none

Jimmie Davies at a small conference.

2. 1960’s 5.5 x 3.5 1 color postcard none

"Side view of Jimmie Davis Tabernacle and Old Davis Home"

3. 1960’s 27x 6 1 B&W print none

Man speaking where crowd gathered where president Kennedy is about to speak.

4. May 11,1960 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Mr. And Mrs. Davis with girl scouts in the Gov. Office.

5. 1960’s 5.5 x 3.5 1 color postcard none

"The old Davis Home"

6. 1960’s 3.5 x 5.5 1 B&W print none

Man with white hair speaking behind a podium

7. May 9, 1944 9 x 6.5 1 B&W print none

"Davis takes Oath"

8. 1960’s 6 x 4.5 1 color print none

Davis with two men and two dogs, six dead raccoons hanging in the back ground.

9. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 color print none

Jimmie and Anna on a West Texas Ranch.

10. 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Davis and wife dress formally in a white tuxedo and white dress, people are clapping around them.

Photographer: John B. Gasquet

11. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Davis playing piano

12. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Jimmie Davies and the queens of something

13. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Davis speaking at a Mass

14. April 6, 1961 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Governor Davis signs contract for a retarded children’s home to be build near Hammond.

15. 1960’s 10 x 7 1 B&W print none

Mr. And Mrs. Davis and their son, Jim, at Lake Ponchartrain Beach

16. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Complex picture taken from an helicopter.

17. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

L to R General Fleming, Pres. Kennedy, Jimmie Davis, Mayor Schiro of New Orleans

18. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Jimmie Davis attending football game with homecoming court.

19. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Band Playing at Senate

20. 1960’s 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Davis holding a riffle standing next to a deer hanging by the horns

21. Oct. 11, 1961 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Parade at Independence, Louisiana

22. 1/24/72 3.5x3.5 1 B&W print none

Davis with his son Jim on a Duck Hunt

23. N/A 5 x 3.5 1 B&W print none

An old man and a woman sitting in a very old car

24. N/A 7 x 5.5 1 B&W print none

Davis next to two men in suits and one man with a microphone

25. 1960’s 7 x 5.5 1 B&W print none

Davis and wife with young son trying to climb a table

26. N/A 10 x 8.5 1 B&W print none

Signing of Sunshine Bridge Contract with U.S. Steel Corporation

27. N/A 10 x 8.5 1 B&W print none

Davis sitting next to the fireplace writing

28. Oct. 1969 10 x 8.5 1 B&W print none

Davis, Gene Autrey, Jimmy Makeley

29. N/A 10 x 8.5 1 B&W print none

Davis receiving his LLD degree from Dr. Godbold at Louisiana College

30. N/A 10 x 8.5 1 B&W print none

Davis and his son holding riffles

31. N/A 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Davis in a conference surrounded by boy scouts.

32. 1942 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Thanksgiving at the governors’ mansion

33. N/A 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Jim Jr. 2nd birthday.

34. N/A 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Jim Jr., his wife, daughter, and parents.

35. N/A 10 x 8 1 color print none

Davis holding one of his records

36. N/A 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Mr. And Mrs. Gene Autry with Governor Davis at Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge.

37. 1944 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

Pouring 1 billionth gallon of fuel produced at Esso Refinery.

38. N/A 10 x 8 1 B&W print none

The "Davis Clan" at the Old Governors mansion

This collection consists of original photographs (all sizes--no negatives) from his movie, music, and political careers, and also his personal life with his wives and son. These photographs were donated to the Center for Regional Studies in 1985

Seven 35mm B&W negatives (copies of photographs in the collection)

Six (1¼ x 2½) negatives of his first wife’s painting hanging in the Davis Room and two (1¼ x 2½) negatives of him sitting on the porch of his old home place.