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Newspaper clipping funeral announcement for Alec [sic] D. Galloway (24 Dec 1854-20 Jan 1933) and two pages removed from the Galloway/Young/Taylor family bible (1784-1906). Clipping: “Mr. Galloway died at the home of his Daughter, Mrs. H.E. Price, 224 Moss Avenue after an illness of several weeks. He is survived by three sons, H.A. Galloway, of the Jackson Fire Department; C.A. Galloway, Jackson; and E.F. Galloway, Evansville, Ind., and two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Fink,...
Majority of material found within mid-1700s - late 1800s
In 1995 Miss Oseola McCarty, an African American laundress, donated the bulk of her life’s savings, $150,000, to The University of Southern Mississippi to provide scholarships for deserving students. This collection documents her generous act and the multitude of honors and awards presented to her in the ensuing years.