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

Marchers from Walthall County in inauguration parade of Paul Johnson, Jr., 1964. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 217 (MDAH Collection)

Marchers from Walthall County in inauguration parade of Paul Johnson, Jr., 1964. Shankle Collection. Call Number: PI/COL/1981.0066, item 217 (MDAH Collection)

Inaugural parade of Martin S. Connor, January 19, 1932. Call Number: PI/STA/C66.6, item 3 (MDAH Collection)

Inaugural parade of Martin S. Connor, January 19, 1932. Call Number: PI/STA/C66.6, item 3 (MDAH Collection)

Governor Martin S. Connor rides in an open convertible during his inaugural parade down Capitol Street on January 19, 1932. Mrs. Conner is seated beside him and spectators line street.

Female drill team at Ross Barnett's inaugural parade, January 21, 1960. Call Number: PI/COL/1982.0142, item 27 (MDAH Collection)

Female drill team at Ross Barnett's inaugural parade, January 21, 1960. Call Number: PI/COL/1982.0142, item 27 (MDAH Collection)