Gulfport Museum of History opens Hurricane Katrina photography exhibit

84 views – Lorraine Weiskopf – 2022-09-08 21:25:04

A new exhibit at the of History unveiled a collection entitled ‘ Images Revisited.’

“This lady, Carmen, was just off Howard Avenue when I walked up and there was debris everywhere and she was sweeping and cleaning and she had this incredible positive attitude and she said ‘I am karate mamma and I will survive.” James Bates worked for the Sun Herald as a photographer during Hurricane Katrina. The photo he calls ‘Karate Mamma’ is one his favorites in the exhibit.

For him, it captures the fighting spirit of people determined to rebuild…

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