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
- The Hattiesburg American (Miss.) (1897-) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Noncirculating; available for research.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Given By: Mrs. Myrtis Rue
Date of Receipt: November 7, 1997
Genre / Form
Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository
118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001