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Victoria Gray Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M345
Abstract

Materials relating to her life-time of civil rights and human rights activities.

Dates: circa 1938-2000

A.I. and Fay Botnick Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M338
Abstract

Newspaper and magazine articles, journals, newspapers, bumper stickers, cartoons, etc. concerning anti-Semitism and Civil Rights.

Dates: circa 1819-1993

Will D. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M341
Abstract

Literary manuscripts and office files of this Mississippi born author and Civil Rights activist.

Dates: circa 1950-2001

George William Chilcoat Freedom Summer Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M382
Abstract

Scholarly articles about the Freedom Schools co-authored by Dr. Chilcoat.

Dates: 1994-1999

Civil Rights in the South Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M406
Scope and Contents

This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Dates: circa 1956-2014

Emilye Crosby Civil Rights Collection (AM18-05)

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM18-05
Abstract

Primary and secondary research materials related to Claiborne County, Mississippi and its county seat, Port Gibson. Claiborne County was the center of a little-known but profound demonstration and struggle during the civil rights movement resulting in the United States Supreme Court Case NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Company.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-2011

Charles Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M377
Abstract

Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,

Dates: 1862-2004

P. D. East Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M324
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to the life and activities of P.D. East. Materials include personal papers, photographs, issues of East's The Petal Paper, a speech, and letters. This collection should be of interest to anyone researching the civil rights movement in Mississippi.

Dates: 1921 - 1992

Ed Hamlett White Folks Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M376
Abstract

Original and printed materials accumulated by the state director of the White Folks Project, a part of Freedom Summer 1964; includes tape of recent interview with sister of WFP volunteer Sam Shirah; Photocopy of “Poor Whites and the Movement, A Working Paper.”

Dates: circa 1963-2001

Charles A. Marx Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M313
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.

Dates: 1939-1997

Samuel C. Shirah, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M363
Scope and Contents

The Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers contain numerous newspaper articles and journal articles dating from 1962 until 1999. Included also are a number of letters both to and from Sam, FBI files relating to two imprisonments, several SNCC publications, and various related newsletters and journals. Although Sam Shirah died in 1980, his mother, Mrs. Oneita Shirah, continued to collect materials pertaining to the Civil Rights era through 1999, and some of these are included in this collection.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1955-2003

Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M502
Abstract

The Henry and Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner Civil Rights Movement Collection contains a vast array of materials from during and after the [Lorenzi] Sojourner’s time in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the Freedom Summer of 1964. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, Mississippi history, and Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1900s; 1940s–1950s; Majority of material found within 1960s–2010s; Undated

Daisy Harris Wade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M334
Abstract

Materials documenting the work of 1960s Forrest County N.A.A.C.P. leaders J.C. Fairley and Daisy Harris.

Dates: circa 1939-2011

William Arthur Winstead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M564
Form of Material

The William Arthur Winstead Papers include scrapbooks, newspaper reports, proposed legislation, and other miscellaneous records concerning Rep. William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States’ House of Representatives from 1943-1965. This collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying twentieth-century political history, Mississippi politicians, University of Southern Mississippi alumnae, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: 1935-1990

Matthew Zwerling Freedom Summer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M336
Abstract

Mathew Zwerling was a volunteer from New York during Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964.

Dates: circa 1963-1965