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Abstract Material from the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield, Mississippi, where B. Beckwith, Sr. was confined for observation in 1963, in connection with his trial for the murder of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.
Dates: 1963; undated
Abstract The Sam Bowers) Sam Papers include the correspondence and writings of Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard and convicted murderer, Samuel Holloway Bowers, Jr. Bowers’ correspondence contains information concerning the Ku Klux Klan, as well as Bowers’ personal religiosity and philosophy. The writings in the collection are on a variety of topics, including the Medgar Evers assassination and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. The collection is of particular interest for researchers studying secret societies, the...
Dates: 1968; circa 1986-2006
Scope and Contents This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Dates: circa 1956-2014
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1922-1999
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). 3
- Race relations. 3
- Citizens' Councils of America. 2
- Civil rights -- United States. 2
- Memorabilia. 2
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission 2
- Segregation. 2
- White Citizens councils. 2
- African Americans -- Civil rights. 1
- Albums (Books). 1
- American Civil Liberties Union. 1
- Awards. 1
- Books. 1
- Brochures. 1
- Certificates. 1
- Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 1
- Compact discs. 1 ∧ less
- Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 2
- Barnett, Ross R., 53rd Governor of Mississippi (Ross Robert), 1898-1987 1
- Bowers, Samuel Holloway, 1924-2006 1
- Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 1
- Johnston, Erle E., 1917-1995 1