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.

Governor Hugh White's inauguration, January 22, 1952. Call Number: PI/COL/1982.0016, item 305 (MDAH Collection)

Governor Hugh L. White's inauguration, January 22, 1952. Call Number: PI/COL/1982.0016, item 305 (MDAH Collection)

Inauguration of James P. Coleman, 1956. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 211 (MDAH Collection)

Inauguration of James P. Coleman, 1956. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 211 (MDAH Collection)

Governor James P. Coleman's inauguration, 1956. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 214 (MDAH Collection)

Governor James P. Coleman's inauguration, 1956. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 214 (MDAH Collection)