Mississippi inaugurated a new governor and other state officials last week. This series brings you historic photographs of past inauguration ceremonies, inaugural parades, and inaugural balls from the MDAH collection.

Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Gartin at inaugural ball of Paul Johnson, Jr., 1964. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 219 (MDAH Collection)

Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Gartin at inaugural ball of Paul Johnson, Jr., 1964. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 219 (MDAH Collection)

Loren Ormond, Miss Hospitality 1962-63, is at left middle ground.

Governor and Mrs. William L. Waller during inaugural festivites, 1972. Call Number: PI/SF/POR/1987.0205, item 2 (MDAH Collection)

Governor and Mrs. William L. Waller during inaugural festivities, 1972. Call Number: PI/SF/POR/1987.0205, item 2 (MDAH Collection)

Inaugural ball of Governor Fielding L. Wright, governor from 1946-1952. Call Number: PI/SF/POL/1987.0029, item 3 (MDAH Collection)

Inaugural ball of Governor Fielding L. Wright, governor from 1946-1952. Call Number: PI/SF/POL/1987.0029, item 3 (MDAH Collection)