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David Walls Collection on the Child Development Group of Mississippi

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-51

Form of Material

Correspondence, newsletters, newspaper articles, orientation materials, and other documents pertaining to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM), a statewide Head Start program organized in the summer of 1965 to serve preschool children from poverty-level families. Materials in the collection were preserved by David Walls, who worked for Project Head Start at the Office of Economic Opportunities in Washington, D. C., and was present at the CDGM orientation session in 1965. Also in the collection are materials relating to the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at The University of Mississippi, including a letter inviting Professor David Walls to serve as a National Consultant to the Center.


  • Creation: circa 1965-1966
  • Creation: 1981-1982

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).


.25 Cubic Feet (total) : 302A.B15.Y4.108.MC2.D10

Language of Materials



David Walls

David Walls Collection on the Child Development Group of Mississippi
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001