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This collection is comprised mainly of materials that document Erle Johnston's personal life and professional activities from approximately 1922 through his death in 1995. The Erle Johnston Papers should be beneficial to any researcher interested in the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, as well as the political history of Mississippi in the twentieth century. The collection also provides insight into the life and personality of an important Mississippian.
This collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to the book, "Letters From Mississippi", which was first published in 1965, and republished in 2002. The book contains letters written by Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteers in 1964 about their experiences in that important segment of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Keesler Field Historical Collection includes booklets, photographs, posters and personal accounts related to the history of Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. Materials currently in the collection document life at Keesler Field circa World War II and offer insight into the soldiers’ lives and the history of the base, including its 70th anniversary in 2011.
Business records and photographs of several stores owned by the Kerstine family in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, photographs, genealogical materials relating to Mississippi-born educator in New York and Alabama and with the Boys Clubs of America.
The papers of L. Clinton Kirkland consist of correspondence, an autobiography, other writings, financial records, deeds, estate papers, and collected family papers, documenting Kirkland's life and work as a farmer in Jones County, Mississippi, and the history of the Kirkland family in the southern Mississippi Piney Woods region.
This collection consists of some original but primarily photocopies of materials that document the Civil Rights Movement and Freedom Summer in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Included are Ruth Koenig’s journals from 1964 and 1966, photographs, correspondence, subject files, and printed materials.
Photographs, postcards, printed, and other memorabilia collected by Jason Kutack dealing mostly with Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast local history.
Photographs and personal reminiscences of his experiences as a Freedom School teacher in Hattiesburg during Freedom Summer 1964.
Post cards, correspondence, printed items, photos, and other memorabilia collected by this long time Hattiesburg resident.
Newspaper clippings, printed material, and photos regarding the professional activities of the donor and her sister Dr. Joyce Ladner, natives of Palmer's Crossing, Mississippi and SNCC Field Secretaries.
This collection contains writings of Paul Lee.
The collection contains photocopies of newspaper articles describing the attack on Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, Lawrence Spears, and David Owen on July 10, 1964. There are also two DVDs of interviews with Rabbi Lelyveld.
Material on Germany during Third Reich, donated in memory of Armin D. Lehmann and in honor of Wilhelm Reinhard Gehlen.
The Rudy H. Leverett Collection contains the personal papers, correspondence, drafted writings, and publications of author and professor Rudy H. Leverett. This collection would be of interest to researchers focusing specifically on language, religion, education, and Civil War history. Topics included among Leverett’s writings consist of genealogical studies on the McLemore and Leverett families, as well as Jones County, Mississippi history and Southern culture.
A scrapbook compiled by Pvt. James H. Little during and after his service in the U. S. Army during World War I. Pvt. Little spent part of his tour of duty in France.
Scrapbooks, ledgers, date books concerning the Hattiesburg YWCA and Mississippi Garden Center.
Collection of memorabilia about former University of Southern Mississippi student Brett Favre.
This collection consists of images portraying the public hanging of Will Mack in Brandon, Mississippi, on July 23, 1909.
Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Books and memorabilia related to Gulf Park College for Women.
Correspondence, reports, files, magazines documenting his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and as an attorney.
Black and white prints taken by Rev. John B. Maurer during Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964. Rev. Maurer is a Presbyterian minister who served as a Freedom Summer volunteer in Panola County, Mississippi. The photographs were taken in Batesville and Crenshaw (in Panola County), Holly Springs (Marshall County) and Ruleville (Sunflower County).
The collection consists mainly of mounted prints by Jeff McAdory. The collection also consists of some original and copied newspaper articles regarding McAdory’s prints.
Bound travel journals written by Dr. William D. McCain.
Two new glossy reprints of photographs of “Ches” Goat Man McCartney. One is a close-up and the other shows him on a wagon that his goats are pulling.
This collection contains records, notes, photographs, and publications.
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.