Ms. Golding is a free-lance photographer who documented the devastation in her home state of Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina struck on August 29, 2005.
First gift: Photographs of the devastation created by Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi, 2005-2006. Includes prints from exhibition "Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember," original negatives, video, and documents.
The 2016 addendum: Contains additional materials from Golding's Hurricane Katrina project, and includes slides, videocassettes, contact sheets, negatives, and articles about Golding's project. Additionally, Golding's "Panther Tract" project materials are also included. This project documents wild boar hunting in Mississippi. From this project, the following types of materials were donated: contact sheets, videocassettes and a DVD, black and white silver gelatin photographic prints, color photographic prints, negatives, and miscellany.
Melody Golding, "Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember." Ed. by Sally Pfister. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2007
Melody Golding, "Panther Tract: Wild Boar Hunting in the Mississippi Delta. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2011
[THE FOLLOWING CREDIT LINE MUST ACCOMPANY ANY EXHIBITION OR REPRODUCTION OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHS.] Photograph by Melody Golding, Melody Golding "Katrina" Photographic Documentation Project, 2005-2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist