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AM97-76, November 2, 1980


Form of Material

Mrs. Myrtis Rue was an African American native of Hattiesburg and a teacher in the public schools. She was the first person to donate civil rights materials to the USM Archives during the solicitation effort, which began in September 1997. Her gift was this full-page article entitled "Hattiesburg's Beginnings: A Black Perspective" from the Hattiesburg American of November 2, 1980. She died August 3, 2000.


  • Creation: November 2, 1980


Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.


1 Item

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Given By: Mrs. Myrtis Rue

Date of Receipt: November 7, 1997

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001